A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business.
|刘青云 (Ching Wan Lau)||饰||Tony (as Lau Ching Wan)|
|梁朝伟 (Tony Chiu-Wai Leung)||饰||Sam (as Tony Leung)|
|邵美琪 (Maggie Siu)||饰||Maggie (as Maggie Shiu)|
|卢海鹏 (Hoi-Pang Lo)||饰||(as Lo Hoi Pang)|
|龙方 (Fong Lung)||饰||Mr. Lung (as Lung Fong)|
|出品公司||Film City Co.|
|Milky Way Image Company|
|发行公司||Film City Co. (1998) (Theatrical) (Hong Kong)|
|Subway Cinema (subtitled) (2000) (All media) (United States)|
|Only Hearts Company (All media)|
|Universe Laser & Video Co. Ltd. (laserdisc) (1998) (Video) (Hong Kong)|
|Universe Laser & Video Co. Ltd. (1998) (DVD) (Hong Kong)|
- 韦家辉 has stated that most of 暗花 (1998) was directed by 杜琪峰. To took over directing the film after 游达志 had shot five scenes with 韦家辉 re-writing the script as they were shooting.
- The Hong Kong title of the film translates to Dark Flowers, a slang for an underworld contract.
- A press event was held for this film where 刘青云's head was shaved.