The Greatest Cinematic Shootouts Series – Pt. 1 – John Woo’s “Hard Boiled” (1992)

Action flicks thrive on wild gun play and outlandish battles; listed below is part 1 of a series devoted to the coolness of movie shootouts. This is an excerpt from arguably one of the most meticulously orchestrated action films ever made, “Hard Boiled”, by John Woo. This graphically detailed Hong Kong gem was filmed in 1992, before CGI dominated the silver screen. It’s a fairly extended scene, so it’s shown in two parts below.


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