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YMMV / A Better Tomorrow

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  • First Installment Wins: The first film is the most well-known and respected among the public and critics alike, though the second film isn't without its fans.
  • Genre Turning Point: The film is credited with kickstarting the Heroic Bloodshed subgenre and revitalising Hong Kong action cinema.
  • Memetic Mutation: Chow Yun Fat approves.
  • Tear Jerker:
    • Mark's final words, spoken to Kit right before Shing shoots him. "To be a man..."
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    • Kit's death in the second film. His final deed is to name his newborn daughter.


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