Kiss of the Dragon

Continuity mistake: After Jet Li has arrived in France and has left the cab, he is walking up a road which seems like China Town to find the shop with dragon in the window. As he arrives near the shop a prostitute with a long black jacket and red hair is standing and talking to a man wearing jeans. Then Jet looks at the picture and then at the dragon, the camera angle changes and as Jet is about to walk in you see the same woman standing against the wall and the man has done the Jet Li vanishing act.

Continuity mistake: When Jet Li comes out of the hotel room after retreiving the tape of the execution, 3 men run at him from one direction and Inspector Richard from another. Inspector Richard fires 2 rounds, but then all 3 men fall down.

Continuity mistake: When Bridget Fonda is hooked to the steel pipe in Richard's office, she is gasping for air. Then the camera angle switches, and if you listen carefully you can hear that her gasping just stops. Nobody can get their breath that fast.

More mistakes in Kiss of the Dragon


Jessica: I'm not your type, huh?
Liu Jian: I don't have a type.

Liu Jian: I don't sell shrimp chips.

Liu Jian: I don't like to get bored.
Richard: Me neither, but you turn out to be very boring.

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Question: Is it really possible to stop blood flowing from the brain with a pin stuck in the neck? Also, why does the blood not flow again after Jet Li has removed the pin?

Chosen answer: 1). Yes it is possible. 2) If you listened while Li told the dying man what was happening, he said that when he pulled the pin out, the blood WOULD flow again, except: because of the empty blood vessels, there would be a vacuum effect that would suck too much blood too fast... therefore the guy dies.

Answer: The acupuncture point known as "Point 15" is in a delicate area of the spinal column, a little below the second cervical vertebra. It's a definite knock-out target in fighting, and it can even be a lethal target. But Jet Li's explanation that it somehow prevents blood from flowing away from the brain is pure nonsense.

Charles Austin Miller

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