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An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

30 Day Movie Challenge Day 21

Day 21- Favorite Action Movie

Kiss of the Dragon. I'm not sure if this would count as an action movie, but I'm sort of a Jet Li fan and I really like it!! Plus Jet Li is really sexy in the movie!!!!!! But he's sexy anyway, no matter what he does!!
Liu Siu-Jian(Jet Li) is a Chinese intelligence agent who is sent to Paris to arrest Chinese mob boss Mr. Big (Ric Young), who just so happens to be involved in smuggling heroin. When he arrives, he meets Inspector Jean Pierre Richard (Tcheky Karyo), who is a violent, corrupt French detective, at the hotel where the mob boss is staying. Det. Richard tricks Liu into thinking he is simply doing reconnaissance of a meet involving Mr. Big. But the plans change when Mr. Big is introduced to 2 prostitutes, one named Jessica (Bridget Fonda), an American woman who goes to his room to service him. Little does he know he is under surveillance, and Liu watches as Mr. Big kicks out everyone except the 2 prostitutes. While 1 is servicing him, she tries to kill him. Witnessing this, Liu rushes to his room to stop the prostitutes. And Richard enters shortly to shoot Mr. Big and one of the prostitutes with Liu's gun, thus framing Liu for the murders.

God,  I wish I could switch places with her, lol. I bet he kisses good, lol

After he realizes he has been set up, Liu manages to escape the hotel with a surveillance tape showing Richard shooting Mr. Big. Chinese liasons are sent to Paris to investigate the case, and Richard makes Liu suspect #1, yet they do not believe him, and they don't believe that Liu would jeopardize a case like that. Liu is able to get in contact with one of the liasons to pass on the tape. But due to heavy French police surveillance, the meet is spotted and the liason is killed.  But when he escapes, he loses the tape and has to keep a low profile. He meets Jessica, who was one of the prostitutes at his informant's place in Paris. There he learns that her daughter Jessica was kidnapped by Richard to force her into prostitution. That's when he discovers she was one of the prostitutes who serviced Mr. Big and that she can prove his innocence. But the only way she will go with him is if he promises to get her daughter, Isabel.  He sends Jessica to Richard's office to steal the tape because he thinks that would be the best evidence and then they head to an ophanage where Isabel is being kept. When Richard has discovered the tape missing, he ambushes the couple at the orphanage. When they are escaping, Jessica is shot in the chest, and Liu has to get her to the hospital and manages to get her there in time. He now makes it his mission to rescue her daughter. He arrives at the police department where Richard is holding Isabel hostage and he has to fight his way through office cubicles to get to his office. Once he reaches the office, he rescues Isabel and ends up getting shot by Richard in the process. To save her, Liu kills Richard by using an acupuncture needle and sticking it into the back of his neck using his mouth, sticking it into a forbidden location known as the "kiss of the dragon". This stimulates all the body's to travel to the brain, causing a painful death by brain aneurysm. Liu survives being shot and he reunites Jessica with her daughter at the hospital.


  • Jet Li as Liu Siu-jian
  • Bridget Fonda as Jessica Kamen
  • Tchéky Karyo as Jean-Pierre Richard
  • Max Ryan as Lupo
  • Ric Young as Mister Big
  • Burt Kwouk as Uncle Tai
  • Kentaro as Chen
  • Laurence Ashley as Aja
  • Cyril Raffaelli as Twin
  • Didier Azoulay as Twin
  • John Forgeham as Max
  • Paul Barrett as Pilot
  • Colin Prince as Lupo's Assistant
  • Vincent Glo as Pluto
  • Vincent Wong as Minister Tang

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