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The Killer | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 88%  The Killer  111 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Woo]  [01 Sep 1990]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 98%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Danny Lee, Kong Chu, Sally Yeh, Yun-Fat Chow
Plot:  A disillusioned assassin accepts one last hit in hopes of using his earnings to restore vision to a singer he accidentally blinded, only to be double-crossed by his boss.
Writer:  John Woo
Language:  Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese    Country:  Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB
Hard Boiled | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 86%  Hard Boiled  128 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Thriller]  [John Woo]  [16 Apr 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Philip Chan, Teresa Mo, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Yun-Fat Chow
Plot:  A tough-as-nails cop teams up with an undercover agent to shut down a sinister mobster and his crew.
Writer:  John Woo (story), Barry Wong (screenplay)
Language:  Cantonese, English    Country:  Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Better Tomorrow | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 84%  A Better Tomorrow  95 min,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Woo]  [02 Aug 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.6/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 93%, External Reviews
Awards:  6 wins & 14 nominations.
Actors:  Emily Chu, Leslie Cheung, Lung Ti, Yun-Fat Chow
Plot:  A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.
Writer:  Hing-Ka Chan, Suk-Wah Leung, John Woo
Language:  Cantonese, Mandarin, English    Country:  Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Face/Off | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  Face/Off  138 min,  R,  [Action, Crime, Sci-Fi]  [John Woo]  [27 Jun 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 92%, Metacritic 82/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 21 nominations.
Actors:  Alessandro Nivola, Joan Allen, John Travolta, Nicolas Cage
Plot:  In order to foil an extortion plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.
Writer:  Mike Werb, Michael Colleary
Language:  English, Latin    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
A Better Tomorrow II | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 77%  A Better Tomorrow II  105 min,  [Action, Crime, Drama]  [John Woo]  [17 Dec 1987]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 80%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Dean Shek, Leslie Cheung, Lung Ti, Yun-Fat Chow
Plot:  A restauranteur teams up with a police officer and his ex-con brother to avenge the death of a friend's daughter.
Writer:  Hark Tsui (story), John Woo
Language:  Mandarin, Cantonese, English    Country:  Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Once a Thief | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  Once a Thief  108 min,  R,  [Action, Comedy, Crime]  [John Woo]  [02 Feb 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 60%, External Reviews
Awards:  4 nominations.
Actors:  Cherie Chung, Kong Chu, Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow
Plot:  A romantic and action packed story of three best friends, a group of high end art thieves, who come into trouble when a love-triangle forms between them.
Writer:  Janet Chun, Clifton Ko, John Woo (screenplay), John Woo (story)
Language:  French, Cantonese, English, Hakka    Country:  Hong Kong    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Mission: Impossible II | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  Mission: Impossible II  123 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [John Woo]  [24 May 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Metacritic 59/100, External Reviews
Awards:  11 wins & 19 nominations.
Actors:  Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton, Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames
Plot:  A secret agent is sent to Sydney, to find and destroy a genetically modified disease called "Chimera".
Writer:  Bruce Geller (creator television series Mission: Impossible), Ronald D. Moore (story), Brannon Braga (story), Robert Towne (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB
Broken Arrow | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 58%  Broken Arrow  108 min,  R,  [Action, Adventure, Thriller]  [John Woo]  [09 Feb 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 55%, Metacritic 61/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Christian Slater, Delroy Lindo, John Travolta, Samantha Mathis
Plot:  Terrorists steal nuclear warheads from the U.S. military but don't count on a pilot and park ranger spoiling their plans.
Writer:  Graham Yost
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Hard Target | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Hard Target  97 min,  R,  [Action, Thriller]  [John Woo]  [20 Aug 1993]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 53%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Arnold Vosloo, Chuck Pfarrer, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lance Henriksen, Robert Apisa, Yancy Butler
Plot:  A woman hires a drifter as her guide through New Orleans in search of her father, who has gone missing. They discover a deadly game of cat and mouse behind his disappearance in the process.
Writer:  Chuck Pfarrer
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Windtalkers | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 47%  Windtalkers  134 min,  R,  [Action, Drama, War]  [John Woo]  [14 Jun 2002]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 32%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Adam Beach, Nicolas Cage, Noah Emmerich, Peter Stormare
Plot:  Two U.S. Marines in World War II are assigned to protect Navajo Marines, who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.
Writer:  John Rice, Joe Batteer
Language:  English, Navajo, Japanese    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Paycheck | Movie Details for Director John Woo | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 44%  Paycheck  119 min,  PG-13,  [Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi]  [John Woo]  [25 Dec 2003]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 27%, Metacritic 43/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Aaron Eckhart, Ben Affleck, Paul Giamatti, Uma Thurman
Plot:  What seemed like a breezy idea for an engineer to net him millions of dollars, leaves him on the run for his life and piecing together why he's being chased.
Writer:  Philip K. Dick (short story), Dean Georgaris (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Canada    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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