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

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

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Movie Info

This film is top Hong Kong action director John Woo's made-for-TV remake of his 1991 film of the same name. One of a trio of expert thieves is forced to turn against his two cohorts and the gangster father who employs them after they relocate from Hong Kong to Canada.more
Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Television, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: John Woo, William Laurin, Glenn Davis
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 12, 2000
Runtime:
Alliance Atlantis Television Productions

Cast

Sandrine Holt
as Li Ann Tsei
Ivan Sergei
as Mac Ramsey
Nicholas Lea
as Victor Mansfield
Michael Wong
as Michael Tang
Jennifer Dale
as The Director
Robert Ito
as The Godfather
Greg Chan
as Dance MC
Young Ryu
as Li Ann's Dance Partn...
Matthew Walker
as Interpol Judge
Paul Wu
as Judge's Aide
Jim Dunn
as Michael's Gunsel
Randy Lee
as Michael's Gunsel
Garvin Cross
as Traffic Cop
Scott Ateah
as Alley Thug
Mark High
as Carruthers
Darryl Quon
as Michael's Assistant
Eva Preger
as Bike Courier
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Critic Reviews for Once a Thief (John Woo's Once a Thief) (John Woo's Violent Tradition)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

February 5, 2004
AV Club
Top Critic

July 4, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

Full Review… | February 4, 2004
Apollo Guide

Full Review… | February 4, 2004
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Full Review… | November 7, 2002
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Audience Reviews for Once a Thief (John Woo's Once a Thief) (John Woo's Violent Tradition)

½

Full of action.

thmtsang
Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

½

This ones pretty good. Some funny scenes.

sweeptheleg
jason davis

Super Reviewer

his 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.

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