The Real Movie Violence of Hong Kong

Chow Yun-Fat being Hard-boiled.

In the 1990’s, the Hong Kong movie industry produced plenty of violent action movies, often dealing with organized crime. Movies like John Woo’s “The Killer” and “Hard-boiled” are famous, and are by many seen as classic action masterpieces.

It is slightly less familiar to most people that the violence not only took place in the movies, but also in the movie industry.