R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
An FBI Agent seeks vengeance on a mysterious assassin known as "Rogue" who murdered his partner.
Some critics, bloggers and other movie viewers have compared this film to Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever (2002) due to it containing a similar storyline (disgruntled federal agent figuring out a conspiracy), people varying on the action scenes being exciting or not, both films being advertised as a versus film only for both lead stars to square off briefly on-screen and due to overwhelming dislike with both films. Both films also starred Terry Chen.
Get ready for a war.
Everyone in the movie pronounces the word "yakuza" as "yah-KOOZ-uh" with the emphasis on the middle syllable. The more correct pronunciation was and is "YAH-koo-zuh" with more emphasis on the first syllable. This is not only closer to the Japanese pronunciation, but it's how American criminal investigators who work Asian organized crime actually pronounce it, especially those in the San Francisco bay area, where police have been working Asian organized crime for over a century.
English, Mandarin, Japanese, Cantonese
$9,820,089 (USA) (26 August 2007)
$22,466,994 (USA) (30 September 2007)