History Trivia / ABetterTomorrow

4th May '16 3:27:17 PM BaronVonFistcrunch
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* Mark Gor's theme, which plays near the end of the restaurant shootout, is "Birdy's Flight" from the NicolasCage Vietnam movie ''Birdy''.
* The English title "A Better Tomorrow" is the translated title of the song sung by the two school kids (in Mandarin) in the middle of the movie. It's a New Year's Eve song, usually sung by large groups.
* Mark Gor is based on a character (the "wandering knight") from a previous JohnWoo kung fu movie, ''LastHurrahForChivalry''.
* Even though he is now universally known as an action hero, one of the main reasons JohnWoo wanted to cast ChowYunFat was because he didn't look like one.
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* Mark Gor's theme, which plays near the end of the restaurant shootout, is "Birdy's Flight" from the NicolasCage Vietnam movie ''Birdy''.
* The English title "A Better Tomorrow" is the translated title of the song sung by the two school kids (in Mandarin) in the middle of the movie. It's a New Year's Eve song, usually sung by large groups.
* Mark Gor is based on a character (the "wandering knight") from a previous JohnWoo kung fu movie, ''LastHurrahForChivalry''.
* Even though he is now universally known as an action hero, one of the main reasons JohnWoo wanted to cast
StarMakingRole: ChowYunFat was because he didn't look like one.
as Mark Gor in the first film. Despite not actually being the main protagonist, his [[BadassLongcoat cool]] [[CoolShades appearance]] and charismatic performance led to his breakout popularity, and would launch his Hong Kong film career.
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2nd Mar '13 10:52:14 PM TwoGunAngel
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* Even though he is now universally known as an action hero, one of the main reasons JohnWoo wanted to cast ChowYunFat because he didn't look like one.

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* Even though he is now universally known as an action hero, one of the main reasons JohnWoo wanted to cast ChowYunFat was because he didn't look like one.
27th Aug '12 10:05:36 AM TwoGunAngel
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* The English title, "A Better Tomorrow," is the translated title of the song sung by the two school kids (in Mandarin) in the middle of the movie. It's a New Year's Eve song, usually sung by large groups.

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* The English title, title "A Better Tomorrow," Tomorrow" is the translated title of the song sung by the two school kids (in Mandarin) in the middle of the movie. It's a New Year's Eve song, usually sung by large groups.
13th Jul '12 3:22:42 PM TwoGunAngel
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* Mark Gor's theme, which plays near the end of the restaurant shootout, is "Birdy's Flight" from the NicolasCage Vietnam movie ''Birdy''.
* The English title, "A Better Tomorrow," is the translated title of the song sung by the two school kids (in Mandarin) in the middle of the movie. It's a New Year's Eve song, usually sung by large groups.
* Mark Gor is based on a character (the "wandering knight") from a previous JohnWoo kung fu movie, ''LastHurrahForChivalry''.
* Even though he is now universally known as an action hero, one of the main reasons JohnWoo wanted to cast ChowYunFat because he didn't look like one.
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