Heroes Shed No Tears (1986 film)

Heroes Shed No Tears (1986 film)

Infobox Film
name = Heroes Shed No Tears

caption =
director = John Woo
producer = Peter Chan
writer = John Woo
starring = Eddy Ko
music = Tang Siu-Lam
Chung Shiu-Fung
cinematography = Kenichi Naragawa
editing = Peter Cheung
distributor = flagicon|Hong Kong Golden Harvest
released = flagicon|Hong Kong September 5, 1986
runtime =
country = Hong Kong
language = Cantonese
budget =
website =
amg_id =
imdb_id = 0092264

"Heroes Shed No Tears" (zh-tcy|t=英雄無淚|cy="Ying Xiong Wei Lei") is a 1986 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo, produced by Peter Chan, and starring Eddy Ko. Released prior to the success of Woo's "A Better Tomorrow", the film is a story about a group of mercenaries on a mission to extract a drug lord from the Indochina area.


The film exhibits some of John Woo's distinguishing marks, though he was reportedly dissatisfied with the end film and decided to shelve the project.Fact|date=August 2007 However, after the success of "A Better Tomorrow", the studio released this title and it gained moderate success under the title "Sunset Warrior".

On July 17 2006, Contender Entertainment Group released the film on DVD and it is now widely available.

Box office

The film grossed a weak HK $2,833,051 at the Hong Kong box office. [http://hkmdb.com/db/movies/view.mhtml?id=6826&display_set=eng]


* Eddy Ko - Chan Chung
* Lam Ching-Ying - Vietnamese colonel
* Ma Ying-Chun -Kenny
* Philllip Loffredo - Louis
* Cecile Le Bailly - French girl
* Lee Hoi-Suk - Julie
* Chin Yuet-Sang - Chin

External links

* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092264/ IMDB entry]

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