2000 · United States - Andrzej Bartkowiak
The son of the head of the local Chinese gang, Po Sing (Jon Kit Lee) gets into a confrontation at a nightclub run by Silk (DMX) just as Po's bodyguards, led by Kai (Russell Wong), come to retrieve him. Silk and his bouncers drive the Chinese gang members out with assault rifles. Kai argues with Po over his stirring the current gang war by going into an enemy club, but Po brushes him off. In the morning he is found dead. Word quickly travels to his father Chu Sing (Henry O), as well as to the leader of a rival black gang, Isaak O'Day (Delroy Lindo), who orders an investigation. In Hong Kong, Po's brother, Han Sing (Jet Li) learns of his brother's death and escapes prison, heading to America.