The Viral Factor

The Viral Factor

The Viral Factor

Two brothers, divided by the stringent line of the law, set out to bring down a deadly criminal leader in this big-budget Hong Kong action film.

Jon (Jay Choy) is a former law enforcer who discovers he has an estranged brother, Yang (Nicholas Tse), a wanted criminal. After a conflicted reunion, they team up and attempt to hunt down Yang's criminal boss across the Middle East, Malaysia and Hong Kong before he can unleash a deadly virus.

2011Rating: R16, contains violenceHong KongCantonese with English subtitles
ActionWorld Cinema
Director:
Dante Lam ('The Stool Pigeon', 'The Beast Stalker', 'Vampire Effect', 'Beast Cops')
Writer:
Dante LamCandy LeungWai Lun Ng
Cast:
Jay ChouNicholas TseAndy OnSteven DaszAndrew DaszBing Bai

The Viral Factor / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Globetrotting, gun toting, car chases, explosions: The Viral Factor has all the action-junkie goods and then some.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Wants to be both an action movie and a soap opera. But the merging of the two is clumsy, and so is the film.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The apparent byproduct of watching too much Bad Boys II.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A John Woo vibe of operatically staged action laced with pumped-up personal stakes.

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