Romeo Must Die


1h 55m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Tough ex-cop Han Sing travels from Hong Kong to America to find justice for his brother, who was murdered in an ongoing battle between Chinese and African-American gangs. Han soon takes his brother's place in the war and becomes entangled in the violence, until he falls in love with Trish, the daughter of the rival gang's leader.

Film Details

Also Known As
Romeo debe morir, Romeo doit mourir
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Action
Martial Arts
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Manex Entertainment; Silver Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Skifan Hf; United International Pictures; Videocine; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

Tough ex-cop Han Sing travels from Hong Kong to America to find justice for his brother, who was murdered in an ongoing battle between Chinese and African-American gangs. Han soon takes his brother's place in the war and becomes entangled in the violence, until he falls in love with Trish, the daughter of the rival gang's leader.

Crew

Bruce Arnold

Production Assistant

David K Arnold

Key 2nd Assistant Director

Eric Bernt

Screenwriter

Dave Bing

Song Performer ("Somebody'S Gonna Die" (Featuring Lil Mo))

Sandra J Blackie

Costume Designer

Michael S Bolton

Production Designer

Derek G Brechin

Editor

Thom Brennan

Supervising Foley Editor

Darren Brisker

2nd Sound Mixer

Jerrold Brown

Screenwriter

Justine Burdine

Other

Stephen S. Campanelli

Steadicam Operator

Warren Carr

Co-Producer

Lynne Carrow

Casting (Canada)

Stanley Clarke

Music

Dan Cracchiolo

Executive Producer

Dixie Cutler

Publicist

Dane A. Davis

Sound Designer

Dane A. Davis

Supervising Sound Editor

Bob Findlay

1st Assistant Camera

David Footman

2nd Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Don French

1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Barry Hankerson

Music Supervisor

Jomo Hankerson

Music Supervisor

Michael Hibberson

Other

John Jarrell

Screenwriter

Mitchell Kapner

Screenwriter

Mitchell Kapner

Associate Producer

Mitchell Kapner

From Story

Lora Kennedy

Casting

Larry Lam

Stunts

Glen Macpherson

Director Of Photography

Verna Mandel

Assistant Music Editor

Rose Marie Mcsherry

Set Decorator

The Crystal Method

Song Performer ("High Roller" "Keep Hope Alive")

Joe Milner

Sound Editor

Jay Mitchell

Set Designer

Chante Moore

Song Performer ("This Is A Test")

Jennifer Nash

Music Editor

Vern Nobles

Camera Operator

Jason Nolan

Assistant Location Manager Trainee

Danny Nowack

Camera Operator (2nd Unit)

Danny Nowak

Second Unit Camera

Charles O'shea

Boom Operator

Conrad Palmisano

Stunt Coordinator

Conrad Palmisano

Second Unit Director

Daniel Posen

Lead Compositor (Manex Visual Effects)

Tony Poulsen

2nd Boom Operator

Ilyse A. Reutlinger

Associate Producer

J. Michael Riva

Visual Consultant

Jeff Robinov

Studio Executive

Barnaby Robson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Peter Rosenfeld

Steadicam Operator

Eddy Santos

3rd Assistant Director

Ian Seabrook

1st Assistant Camera

Joel Silver

Producer

Tony Solomons

1st Assistant Editor

Patrick Stark

3rd Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Patrick Stepien

1st Assistant Camera

James Steuart

Art Director

John Trapman

Camera Operator; Westcam Operator

Adrien Van Viersen

Storyboard Artist

Jim Van Wyck

Producer

Jim Van Wyck

Unit Production Manager

Jim Van Wyck

1st Assistant Director; Assistant Director

William Warin

Camera Operator

Stewart Whelan

2nd Assistant Camera

Bev White

Location Manager

Darcy Wild

Assistant Location Manager

Sean Will

Other

Steven Winslow

Westcam Operator

Steven Winslow

Camera Technician

Steven Winslow

Assistant Camera

Stephen J Wright

Construction Coordinator

D M X

Song Performer ("First I'M Gonna Crawl"), Song Performer ("Come Back In One Piece" (Featuring Aaliyah))

Rob Young

Sound

Rob Young

Production Sound Mixer

Corey Yuen

Supervisor

Corey Yuen

Martial Arts Coordinator

Mitch A Lee Yuen

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Romeo debe morir, Romeo doit mourir
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Action
Martial Arts
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Manex Entertainment; Silver Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Skifan Hf; United International Pictures; Videocine; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 1, 2000

Released in United States Spring March 22, 2000

Feature directorial debut for director of photography Andrzej Bartkowiak.

Grammy-nominated R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died at the age of 22 in a plane crash on Saturday August 25, 2001. This starring role as "Trish O'Day" marked the debut feature on-screen role for Aaliyah, the singing sensation whose full name was Aaliyah Haughton.

Began shooting May 3, 1999.

Completed shooting July 29, 1999.

Released in United States Spring March 22, 2000

Released in United States on Video August 1, 2000