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The Killer [Ultimate Edition] [2 Discs] [DVD] [1989]

Release Date:03/30/2010

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (4 out of 4)

    Special Features

    • Exclusive inerview with director John Woo
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    The Killer
    Though John Woo's lifelong admiration of Sam Peckinpah, Sergio Leone, Martin Scorsese, and Stanley Kubrick are also evident in this stylish actioner, the film is essentially a tribute to Jean-Pierre Melville and his cult thriller Le Samouraï. During a restaurant shoot-out, hitman Jeff (Chow Yun-Fat) accidentally hurts the eyes of a singer (Sally Yeh). Later, he meets the girl and discovers that if she does not have a very expensive operation very soon, she will go blind. To get the money for the surgery, Jeff decides to perform one last hit. The cop (Danny Lee), who has been chasing Jeff for a long time, is determined to catch him this time. The film's number of victims makes The Terminator or Rambo pale in comparison, but its brilliant visual style and bravura direction earned accolades even from non-action fans. ~ Yuri German, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Chow Yun-Fat
      Chow Yun-Fat - Jeffrey Chow
    • Danny Lee
      Danny Lee - Detective "Eagle" Lee
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      Sally Yeh - Jenny
    • Kenneth Tsang
      Kenneth Tsang - Sgt. Randy Chang
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      Chu Kong - Sydney Fung

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