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James Hong in Big Trouble in Little China

James Hong (1929 - )

Film Deaths[]

  • Airplane! (Flying High) (1980) [Japanese General]: Commits suicide by hara-kiri while sitting next to Robert Hays on the plane, to escape from having to listen to Robert's flashback. (Played for comic effect)
  • Blade Runner (1982) [Hannibal Chew]: Killed (off-screen) by Rutger Hauer and Brion James, although neither his murder nor his body is shown explicitly in the theatrical release. Apparently there's a deleted scene where Hong's frozen body is shown.
  • Missing in Action (1984) [General Tran]: Stabbed in the chest when Chuck Norris throws a knife at him.
  • Big Trouble in Little China (1986) [David Lo Pan]: Stabbed in the forehead with a knife when he throws it at Kurt Russell, only for Kurt to catch it and throw it straight back at him (his body is later seen when Carter Wong discovers him). (Thanks to Robert)
  • Black Widow (1987) [Shin]: Dies of a heroin overdose in his office, when Theresa Russell forces him to take the drugs at gunpoint. His body is shown afterwards when the police investigate.
  • Tango & Cash (1989) [Quan]: Machine-gunned by Sylvester Stallone. (Thanks to Tal and Zeppo)
  • The Shadow (1994) [Li Peng]: Shot to death by Alec Baldwin's men when James tries to use Arsenio 'Sonny' Trinidad as a human shield, and Alec tells them to shoot through him. (Thanks to Anton)
  • Cyber Bandits (1995) [Tojo Yokohama]: Beaten to death (off-screen) by Nils Allen Stewart and another thug after they break into his tattoo parlor while he's working on Martin Kemp. His body is shown afterwards when Martin regains consciousness.
  • Guns and Lipstick (1995) [Mr. Song]: Shot repeatedly in the chest by a hitman in a drive-by shooting outside the police station.
  • The Art of War (2000) [Ambassador Jian Tze Wu]: Shot through the head by Michael Biehn with a sniper rifle as he's giving a speech.
  • The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone (2013) [Faleaka]: Shot in the chest/neck with a crossbow bolt by one of Mark Dacascos's assassins (who is then killed with a slingshot fired stone to the head), when he sacrifices himself by leaping in front of the projectile to shield Billy Unger (he dies while talking to Billy and the other kids).
  • Summoned (2013) [Frank]: Killed (off-screen) by Tim Abell. His body is shown afterwards when a nurse enters his room to wake him up.
  • Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021; animated) [O-Sensei]: Stabbed in the chest with a sword by Richard Dragon (Mark Dacascos).

TV Deaths[]

Video Game Deaths[]

  • Sleeping Dogs (2012) [Uncle Po]: After being shot he is killed by Tom Wilkinson in the hospital as he injects lethal chemicals into his IV.