Bullet in the Head (1990)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama


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When three close friends escape from Hong Kong to war-time Saigon to start a criminal's life, they all go through a harrowing experience which totally shatters their lives and their friendship forever.


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Trivia

Like John Woo's previous film, The Killer (1989), this did not do well in Hong Kong because audiences didn't like the allusions to the Tienamen Square massacre during the riot scenes. Woo was deeply affected by the massacre and felt badly that he touched such a raw nerve in... ...


Quotes

Ben: Fai, I said we would go back to Hong Kong together. If you can't go back, then neither of us is going back.


Goofs

When the action moves to Vietnam the movie posters ('Dien Bien Phu', etc.) shown are films that came out well after the Vietnam war was over.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller | War

Details

Release Date:

17 August 1990

Language

Cantonese, English, Vietnamese, French


Country of Origin

Hong Kong

Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

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