R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A betrayed intelligence officer enlists the aid of a prostitute to prove his innocence from a deadly conspiracy while returning a favor to her.
The only scenes that used CGI are when Jet Li falls down the laundry drop with CG flames surrounding him and in the hotel scene when Jet Li kicks the ball from the pool table.
There is a time for diplomacy and a time for action. Diplomacy is dead.
The apple on the laptop is upside down because that's how they were designed at the time; the apple would then be right side up when the computer is closed. If you look at the computer you see that it is in fact open and the latch is at the top where it should be.
German theatrical version was edited for violence to secure a more commercial "Not under 16" rating. The "Not under 18" version, labeled 'uncut version', is still modified in one scene: when Richard shoots one of his men in the head you could originally see the blood splashing. However, in the German version the blood splash is out of frame.
English, French, Mandarin
$13,304,027 8 July 2001