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A man is hired by a group of people he believes to be gangsters to escort a briefcase from America to Hong Kong. When he arrives, however, his contact is nowhere to be found. With no further instructions, he decides to take in the sights of Hong Kong, which consist of him taking part in a great deal of blood, sex and general weirdness, all while wearing a briefcase handcuffed to his arm.

  1. Wayne Wang

    Director, Writer

  2. Spencer Nakasako


Top Billed Cast

  1. Victor Wong

    Victor Wong

    Blind Man

  2. Lo Lieh

    Lo Lieh


  3. Lo Wei

    Lo Wei

    Big Boss

  4. Spencer Nakasako

    Yat Boon Jai

  5. Cora Miao

    Cora Miao


  6. Allen Fong

    Allen Fong

    Taxi Driver

  7. Cheng Kwun-Min

    Cheng Kwun-Min

    Uncle Cheng

  8. Lam Chung

    Lam Chung

    Ex-Red Guard

  9. Chan Kim-Wan

    Chan Kim-Wan

    Duck Killer

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Original Language English

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