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Once a Thief (John Woo's Once a Thief) (John Woo's Violent Tradition)

Once a Thief (John Woo's Once a Thief) (John Woo's Violent Tradition) (1996)

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Release Date: Sep 29, 1996 Wide

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This two-hour pilot for the Canadian TV series is inspired by John Woo's 1991 Hong Kong film of the same title, but the story has been altered extensively. Mac (Ivan Sergei) and Li Ann (Sandrine Holt) are the foster children of a powerful crime boss. With their foster father's biological son Michael (Michael Wong), the three make up a trio of high-tech burglars. When Li Ann is forced to become engaged to Michael, she tries to escape with Mac, whom she really loves. On their way, they pull a

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Full of action.
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This ones pretty good. Some funny scenes.
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