The Killer from China (1991)

Jin hai cang lang (original title)
| Action | 1991 (Taiwan)
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Credited cast:
Kiu Wai Miu
Alex Man
Kuan-Hsiung Wang
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shu-Fang Chen Shu-Fang Chen ... (as Grace Chen)
Yu-Jing Chen Yu-Jing Chen
Ya-Yun Cheng Ya-Yun Cheng
Kun-Yang Chu Kun-Yang Chu
Alex Fong
Cheng-Lin Huang Cheng-Lin Huang
Lindsey Huang ... (as Lindsey Wong)
Feng Lei Feng Lei
Yi-Chen Lin Yi-Chen Lin
Kuan-Wu Lung
Chung Tien Shih
Hsi-Kuan Wang Hsi-Kuan Wang ... Extra
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Blech!!!
18 April 1999 | by AzzySee all my reviews

When I first picked up "killer from china" from the library, I noticed the enticing video jacket which seemed to promise some inventive Hong Kong style bloodshed. Well, there was plenty of bloodshed but none of it is even slightly interesting. This movie is a primer on how not to stage a gunfight. First of all, a six shooter cannot fire thirty shots without an editing cut to give the hero a chance to reload. Second, if you shoot a man at point blank range, you are going to hit him no matter how bad your aim is. There is one brief martial arts scene that has a bit of enjoyability, but it is way to brief. The characters are the biggest idiots I have ever seen in a film. The plot makes no sense. A complete waste of time if I've ever seen one. The worst grade z heroic bloodshed John Woo rip off film that I've ever seen.


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Hong Kong | Taiwan

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

1991 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Killer from China See more »

Filming Locations:

Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

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