Hired assassin John Lee is asked by Chinatown crime boss Terence Wei to murder the young son of policeman Stan Zedkov. Lee has the boy in his sights, but his conscience gets the better of him, and he spares the child's life. Afraid that Wei will take revenge on his family in China, Lee seeks out expert forger Meg Coburn to obtain the passport he needs to get out of the country, but a band of replacement killers is soon on his trail.
- Genre: Action, Drama, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, WCG Entertainment Productions, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment
- Keyword: china, martial arts, assault rifle, sniper, chinatown, drug dealer, hitman, funeral, police, conscientious objector, revenge, organized crime, on the run, fugitive, los angeles, california, one man army, sunglasses, drug lord, silencer, uzi, police raid, contract killer, action hero, replacement
- Cast: Chow Yun-fat, Mira Sorvino, Michael Rooker, Kenneth Tsang, Jürgen Prochnow, Til Schweiger