Failing to kill anymore because of his conscience, a troubled hit-man seeks aid from a forger to help him get papers to China. However, the drug-lord has hired replacements to finish the job and kill the hit-man.
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It shouldn't work. It has none of the character or magic of the HK classics, but Chow's US debut does somehow manage to pull it off despite being barebones. I chalk it up to the wonderful leads and Fuqua's promise in the director's chair.