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The Killer (Dip huet seung hung) (1989)

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Starring (View all)
Dion Lam Dion Lam
Wong Hoi's Thug
Chuen Chiang Chuen Chiang
Shooter at beach
Kwong Leung Wong Kwong Leung Wong
Wong Hung
Yamson Domingo Yamson Domingo
Bodyguard A
Barry Wong Barry Wong
Chief Insp. Dou / Tu
Wing-Cho Yip Wing-Cho Yip
Wong Dung-Yu
Fung On Shi Fung On Shi
Wong Hoi
Sally Yeh Sally Yeh
Jennie


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John Woo John Woo
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A really overrated movie

10 years, 2 months ago at Aug 20 8:54
Back in the 90's, John Woo was really hot and considered as an icon for many directors such as Quentin Tarantino. "The Killer" is supposed to be his "masterpiece"... I thought it was just bad. Lot of shootings, lot of slow motion... The top was one of the last scenes : There are the 2 main characters. If I recall correctly the woman was blind from the start and the man became blind during one thos... read more

the killer

8 years, 11 months ago at Nov 30 6:07
A Hong Kong assassin, Ah Jong (Chow Yun-fat), is on his last job for the Triad (a criminal organization), but accidentally damages the eyes of a young nightclub singer named Jennie (Sally Yeh) with a muzzle flash in a shootout. After the attack, Ah Jong begins to watch Jennie perform at the nightclub and escorts her home when she is attacked by thugs. Jennie and Ah Jong begin to fall in love durin... read more
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A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.
Release date: 24 March 1989
UPC: 715515008976
Tags: 1980s (9), Hong Kong (9), Action (9), Crime (7), Martial Arts (5), Hitman (5), Gangster (5), Remake (4), Shootout (4), Drama (3), Idealism (3), Gore (3), Plumber (3), Police Detective (3), Foreign Language (3), Revenge (2), 1989 (2), Nickname (2), Eye Exam (2), Blindness (2)
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