Once a Thief (1991)

Director
John Woo

Main cast
Chow Yun-Fat; Leslie Cheung; Cherie Chung; Paul Chu Kong; Kenneth Tsang

Genres
Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime

Description
John Woo directs this action-packed comedy that stars Chow Yun-Fat, Leslie Cheung and Cherie Chung as a trio of art thieves who grew up together as orphans under the tutelage of a cruel crime boss named Chow (Kenneth Tsang). Although Red Bean (Chung) wants the trio to leave their life of crime behind, a million-dollar opportunity -- stealing a priceless French painting -- proves too alluring for the men ... but the heist ends in disaster.


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