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The Head Hunter (1982)

Lie tou (original title)
A hit man played by Chow Yun Fat is unorthodox and gruesome in this crime.

Director:

Shing Hon Lau
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yun-Fat Chow ... Nguyen Dich (as Chow Yun Fat)
Rosamund Kwan ... Vicky Lee
Flora Chong-Leen ... (as Flora Cheung)
Chun-Hsiung Ko ... Lee Hung-Fat
Philip Chan ... Kim Tai-Yung
Ching Tang
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Liang Chen Liang Chen
Liang Chen Liang Chen
Tak-Wai Chu Tak-Wai Chu
Te-Wei Chu Te-Wei Chu
Wellington Fung Wellington Fung
Chia-Li Li Chia-Li Li
Wai Lo
Chor Lam Tsang Chor Lam Tsang
Chi Keung Wan Chi Keung Wan
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A hit man played by Chow Yun Fat is unorthodox and gruesome in this crime.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

25 March 1982 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Long Goodbye See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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One of Chow Yun Fat's early disasters...
16 July 2006 | by chckachckaboomboomSee all my reviews

I love Chow Yun Fat. I really do. However I would never wish this movie upon any of his fans, just watching it almost made my eyes bleed. The storyline and plot is overdone, the acting in a fog and the people running the cameras seem to be asleep on the job. All in all, it doesn't seem like anyone involved in making this movie put out any effort to making it jump off the dull script.

You can buy this movie in dollar stores and in 99cent bins badly dubbed, if you're willing to pay a few dollars more you can get it subtitled, which in this case only I'll say doesn't make it any better.

Go rent one of his wonderful dramatic movies that made him the man he is now. ^_^


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