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Project A (1983)
"'A' gai wak" (original title)

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Fighting against pirates in "old Hong Kong". Chinese costume drama with plenty of over-the-top tongue in cheek action and music.

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Fei
Biao Yuen ...
Captain Tzu
Dick Wei ...
Lor Sam Pau
Mars ...
Jaws
Isabella Wong ...
Winnie (as Winnie Wong)
Po Tai ...
Tai (as Pa Tai)
Wu Long Cheung ...
VIP Club Bouncer
Hoi Sang Lee ...
(as Hai-Shung Lee)
Hoi-San Kwan ...
Wai Wong ...
Chow Wing Ling
Fat Wan ...
Thug (as Wan Tat)
Wing Man Kuen
Ho Kai Law
Hark-Sun Lau ...
Admiral (as Hak Suen Lau)
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Storyline

In late 19th Century Hong Kong the British may rule the land, but the pirates rule the waters. Reluctantly, the Coast Guard is given money to fight these pirates, but the pirates themselves have many contacts (that is, bribed officials) in the government, and seek to thwart the Coast Guard's efforts to eliminate them. One Coast Guard officer is Dragon Ma, who is determined that his beloved Coast Guard will not be made fools of. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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A rip-roaring adventure on the old china coast... See more »

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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

22 December 1983 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Jackie Chan's Project A  »

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Jackie's Masterpiece.
26 February 2000 | by (Robinson, IL) – See all my reviews

Jackie will proably never be able to top this film. It is without a doubt his best movie. Funny, fast paced, and full of action and amazing stunts. I was never bored while watching this movie. This should be released in America as soon as possible. Many fans will be grateful.


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