The Hunted (1995) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Christopher Lambert, John Lone, Joan Chen, Yoshio Harada, Yko Shimada

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THE HUNTED is a movie directed by J.F. Lawton in 1995.

Paul Racine accidentally witnesses the murder of a prostitute in the hotel he's staying in for business. Severely injured and left for dead, Racine is brought into a local hospital where he learns that the woman has been executed by ninjas belonging to a secret cult whose leader is Kinjo.
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As Racine has seen the face of the cult leader, his life is still in great danger. He will then be helped by a master in traditional martial arts whose family has been exterminated by the same ninja cult two centuries before. After having been attacked in the train by a bunch of ninjas, Racine and his friends finally arrive at a small island where they will have a little time to prepare the final confrontation.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Combat acrobatics/martial arts?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   Asian crime gangs Kind of movie    -   combat acrobatics/bullet time

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Japan Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Pacific Island City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women Kind of violence:    -   karate chop    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives    -   swords Unusual forms of death    -   decapitated    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   None

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