Once a Thief

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Three art thieves try to re-steal a painting after their crime boss double-crosses them.

  1. John Woo

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Clifton Ko Chi-Sum


  3. Janet Chun Siu Jan


Top Billed Cast

  1. Chow Yun-Fat

    Chow Yun-Fat


  2. Leslie Cheung

    Leslie Cheung


  3. Cherie Chung

    Cherie Chung


  4. Paul Chu Kong

    Paul Chu Kong

    Chu / Godfather

  5. Kenneth Tsang

    Kenneth Tsang

    Chow / Dad

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Once a Thief
Once a Thief



Original Title 縱橫四海

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 14, 1994


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language Cantonese

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue $4,303,351.00



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