Once a Thief (1996)

PG 09/29/1996 (US) ActionCrimeThriller 1h 36m
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Set in Hong Kong and Vancouver, the story follows Mac Ramsey and Li Ann Tsei, lovers and professional thieves who are separated while fleeing the powerful Hong Kong underworld crime lord who raised and trained them. After being imprisoned in Hong Kong, Mac is forcefully recruited into a clandestine international crime-fighting unit by a hard-nosed, menacing Director. He is teamed in Vancouver with Li Ann, who thought Mac was dead, and her new fiancé Victor Mansfield, an ex-cop who is attracted to the unorthodox methods of the agency. Conflict flares between Mac and Victor as the trio take on their assignment. They soon learn that their principal target is their foster brother Michael Tang, who had been given Li Ann as his future wife and who has vowed to hunt down the pair for their disloyalty to the "family".

  1. John Woo


  2. Glenn Davis


  3. William Laurin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sandrine Holt

    Sandrine Holt

    Li Ann Tsei

  2. Ivan Sergei

    Ivan Sergei

    Mac Ramsey

  3. Nicholas Lea

    Nicholas Lea

    Victor Mansfield

  4. Robert Ito

    Robert Ito

    The Godfather

  5. Michael Wong Man-Tak

    Michael Wong Man-Tak

    Michael Tang

  6. Jennifer Dale

    Jennifer Dale

    The Director

  7. Alan Scarfe

    Alan Scarfe

    Robertson Graves

  8. Stephen Chang

    Stephen Chang

    Mr. Chang

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Once a Thief
Once a Thief

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Original Language English

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