A martial arts instructor from the police force gets imprisoned after killing a man by accident. But when a vicious killer starts targeting martial arts masters, the instructor offers to help the police in return for his freedom.
Ouyang Feng is a heartbroken and cynical man who spends his days alone in the desert. He connects expert swordsmen with those seeking revenge and willing to pay for it. As Ouyang narrates his tale, he interweaves the stories of his unusual clients, old friends and future foes. He begins to realize the mistakes of his own past, and how his fear of rejection may have led him to a life of exile.
Picking up some time after the events in the first movie, Cold War, Sean Lau is now the commissioner of Police after the successful rescue operation. However, things thurn bad when his wife and daughter are kidnapped. Sean has to seek help from a former rival to help save his family.
After failing to save his wife from an explosion, Kit takes on the job as a bodyguard for a famous actor. Kit is forced to face his past when the man responsible for his wife's death attemps to steal the Crown Jewels of Russia. With only his bare hands, Kit must protect the actor and others who were taken hostage. Kit seeks his own revenge on the man responsible.
In 1940s Hong Kong, the poorest families had no choice but to abandon their children. Bo Wah Chuen, a mysterious blue-eyed Asian boy, is ostracized and shunned. As he works his way up from lowly laborer to an esteemed engineer for the British colonies, a shy but beautiful wife by his side, and another woman's attention growing that could feed both his heart and his career, Bo remains haunted.
In the garishly lit late-night world of Hong Kong, the lives of four lonely people briefly intersect: Wong Chi-Ming, a jaded hit man who wants out of his dangerous, solitary business but is leery of emotional involvement; the Agent, the beautiful partner-in-crime he's never met, but who's fallen in love with Chi-Ming anyway; Baby, a bleached-blonde, nightcrawling cookie who's looking for love but will settle for being remembered by Chi-Ming; and He...