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Police Story (1985)
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A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his good name when the drug lords he is after frame him for the murder of a dirty cop.

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Selina Fong (as Brigette Lin)
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Bill Tung ...
Yuen Chor ...
Mr. Chu Tao
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Danny Koo
Hing-Yin Kam ...
Inspector Man
Mars ...
Kim
Po Tai ...
Lee / Snake Eyes
Ken Tong ...
Tom (as Kent Tong)
Fat Wan ...
Jacknife / Mad Wing
Fung Woo ...
Shau Tau Kok Station Commander
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Storyline

Kevin Chan (aka Jackie) is a Hong-Kong cop, who scores his first big hit by virtually single-handedly capturing and arresting a big drug- lord. Of course, the drug-lord isn't too happy about this, and frames Kevin with the murder of another cop (who happened to be on the take). Kevin has to clear his name, whilst keeping himself from getting killed or arrested, and keeping his girlfriend from leaving him. Written by Yaron <yaron@starlight.trendline.co.il>

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Rated PG-13 for violence, brief sexual humor and drug content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to the subtitled trailer, the lyrics for the closing credit song are as follows: "None but my own steely self / and total dedication / I sweat, I bleed / in search of the Great Way. / Lives, put down as wagers, may spin a few sagas / Defying against distresses, so brave / walking around in arrogance, like the lion. / It's onward and march, with consequences known to one's self / Climb and climb, I'll put my name on the clouds. / With pride, I write down the poem of my life / Passion and love, tears and follies - honesty: an end in itself / Life: something to gamble with, when epic stories are retold / Hail the hero with the will of steel who watches the world like a lion / Forward we go / As consequences are known to one's own self / On the double, I must soar over the clouds / Forward I must go... Man must stand sky high." See more »

Goofs

During the bus chase in the beginning of the film, when the bus goes down the street with road works the goon holding the knife on the driver is actually holding the knife with the blunt edge against the drivers neck. See more »

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Kevin Chan Ka Kui: [after being assigned to protect her from Koo's men, Kevin tries to persuade Selina to go home after she's been released from jail] Miss Fong, it's much too dangerous out here. Please go home.
Selina Fong: I'll do what I want.
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Selina Fong: [annoyed] Look, I don't need your protection, so get lost! Leave me alone!
Kevin Chan Ka Kui: Are you sure? Do you know what happened to four other witnesses who said that?
Selina Fong: [sarcastically] What? Somebody shot em? Don't try to scare me. So go on... what happened?
Kevin Chan Ka Kui: Uh... ...
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Awesome!
29 December 2002 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

A winters day, 28th December 1986, two bored 14 year olds hire a movie. "Hmmmm, Police Story, looks interesting", "who is this Jackie Chan?", "never heard of him". Two hours later after watching the film, in a daze, we wanted to know more. 16 years later (and severely out of pocket from collecting JC movies!) the film still grabs me like no other. Ok, maybe I have a soft spot for it as it was my "first" (Cannonball Run doesn't count!!) JC movie, but it is an excellent movie. It has all the classic JC elements, Action, Humour, Action, Heart and ACTION! Some comments say it's dated, it was made in 1985, of course it's dated! But then so must Jaws, Casablanca, Singin' in the Rain and The Godfather!!!!!! Without movies like Police Story where would Hollywood action be today? PS set standards, many a scene has been stolen for use in other movies. To really fully appreciate it you must see it in widescreen, you miss so much of the movie otherwise (yes, he really does fall off the bus going round the corner!). If you haven't already, SEE THIS MOVIE NOW!!!!


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