Black Mask

(1996)

Overview

Chui Chik tries to lead a quiet life as a librarian. However, he is really a former test subject for a highly secretive supersoldier project and the instructor of a special commando unit dubbed "701." The 701 squad is used for many government missions, but after one of the agents kills a team of policemen in an uncontrollable rage, the government decides to abort the project and eliminate all the subjects. Chui Chik helped the surviving 701 agents flee the extermination attempt. Having escaped, Chui Chik went separate ways from his team. Later, he discovers that the rest of the team were responsible for a violent crime spree that was beyond the capability of the local police. He sets out to stop them, donning a disguise and using the superhero alias of "Black Mask". Having lost the ability to feel pain due to the surgery performed on the super-soldiers by the military, Black Mask is almost invulnerable.

  1. Daniel Lee

    Director

  2. Tsui Hark

    Screenplay

  3. Koan Hui On

    Screenplay

  4. Teddy Chan

    Screenplay

  5. Joe Ma

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jet Li

    Jet Li

    Chui Chik / Black Mask

  2. Lau Ching-Wan

    Lau Ching-Wan

    Insp. Shek Wai-Ho "Rock"

  3. Karen Mok

    Karen Mok

    Tracy Lee

  4. Françoise Yip

    Françoise Yip

    Yeuk Laan

  5. Patrick Lung Kong

    Commander Hung Guk

Full Cast & Crew

Black Mask
Black Mask

Facts

Original Title 黑俠

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 16, 1999
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    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 39m

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