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Hard Boiled

John Woo's stylish, ultra-violent story of a police inspector (Chow Yun Fat) who teams up with a mysterious hit man (Tony Leung Chiu Wai) to stop a gang of arms dealers. Previously accused of glamourising gangsters, Woo decided in this film to glamourise the police. Incredible action sequences that are bloody, comic and hypnotic led to a body count of 230! Which means someone actually counted...

Year: 1992
Genre: Hong Kong Cinema, Cult Films / After Dark, Film Festivals 1993, Asia Extreme
Country: Hong Kong
Director: John Woo
Starring: Chow Yun-Fat, Tony Leung (Chiu Wai), Teresa Mo, Philip Chan
Duration: 120 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
Subtitles: Yes
7.9/10
Location in store: Foreign (Hong Kong)

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