The Mission
The Mission (2000)

Veteran Hong Kong director Johnnie To spins this wild, kinetic crime thriller. Following a failed assassination attempt on his life, crime boss Lung (Ko Hung), instructs his henchman Frank (Simon Yam) to find the villain behind the plot.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2000
DVD Release Date: April 25, 2000
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Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

Johnnie To took over the crown of Hong Kong's king of crime thrillers after John Woo left for Hollywood and The Mission (1999) is the film that put him on the throne.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

The male world of deception, violence, and suave killers remains intact, a woman's death letting buddies off the hook for their betrayal of the bodyguards' code.

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JY Skacto
If there is a Hong Kong crime thriller to remember, it is Johnnie To's <i>The Mission</i>.<p>Running a brief 80+ minutes, it turns out… More
alan jay
intriguing Johnny To fare...filled with tension, great cam work and gun play...first rate acting..simple sotry done well...
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Johnny To shows that no matter how simple a story can be, is the "how" you tell said story what makes the whole difference. The plot for the mission… More
Anthony Valletta
A great shot em up.
Lesley N
I like Johnnie To films, he knows how to entertain. And this film is no exception as five disparate men become bodyguards for a Hong Kong Triad boss threatened… More
Christopher Brown
I've yet to see a Johnny To film that I haven't really liked and this is no exception. It seems To is at the top of his game when dealing with crime… More