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Project A 2 (1987)
"'A' gai wak 2" (original title)

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Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent.

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Yesan
Rosamund Kwan ...
Miss Pak
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Beattie
David Lam ...
Superintendant Chun
Bill Tung ...
Police Commissioner
Sam Lui ...
Mr. Man
Regina Kent ...
Regina, Governor's Daughter
Yao Lin Chen ...
Awesome Wolf (as Charlie Chan)
Kenny Ho ...
Shi King
Mars ...
Jaws
Kin-sang Lee ...
Mao's Sidekick No 2 (as Chris Li)
Ben Lam ...
Brawns
John Cheung ...
Bodyguard No 1
Mickey ...
Cobra
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Dragon Ma is back, having rid the seas of the dreaded Pirate Lo. Back on land, he is assigned to the police force, where he is to clean up corruption and crime in a local suburb. Along the way, he is caught up in the fate of several Chinese patriots attempting to secure sympathy and support for their revolutionary cause. The Chinese Manchu government is after these revolutionaries, and anyone that stands in their way is in trouble, even if they are in the police force. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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19 August 1987 (Hong Kong)  »

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Exciting sequel with nonstop action, thrills , humor and lots of fights
16 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

This is the following to ¨Project A¨ in which a honest Hong Kong coast guard officer battled pirates on the high seas . Moving sequel , ¨Jackie Chan's Project A part 2 (1987)¨ in which Dragon is back with a new set of action and played by Maggie Cheung , Carina Lau and again produced and directed by Jackie Chan along with Raymong Chow and his Production Company called Golden Harvest . This piece period that is well set contains numerous nice physical routines . There Dragon Ma , an upright coast guard officer ,Jackie Chan , fighting against nasties in "old Hong Kong". Reluctantly, the Coast Guard is assigned the mission to fight revolutionaries . Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, the Police Commissioner (Bill Tung) assigns him a dangerous project to face off with a gangster kingpin , anti-Manchu revolutionaries ( Rosamund Kwan , Maggie Cheung), some runaway pirates , Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt police superintendent named Chun (David Lam , also producer) . Dragon Ma is helped by some good polices and they take on nasty corrupt officials in the government and seek to thwart the Dragon's efforts to vanquish them . At the end takes place a comic Kung-Fu battle between Jackie and the villain in a rousing final.

Chinese costume drama with plenty of over-the-top action , thrills , ingenious stunts , tongue in cheek and amusing music . This exciting movie is packed with adventure , intrigue , unstopped action , overwhelming stunt-work and lots of fights but with humor . Jackie Chan is top notch as one army man fighting a group of heinous nasties and as always he makes his own stunts like is well showed . Awesome , incredible stunts and brief comic touches , as usual . The lighting-paced storyline slows down at times , but frantic action sequences make up for it . Spotlights movie include spectacular brawls , a Chinese torture with a giant block , Jackie jumping down a building , on a roof , impressive and interminable fights with Chan dangling and downing , a breathtaking final struggle and other extraordinary action sequences in overwhelming style . This is an acceptable action movie distinguished by nicely cinematography of the spectacular sequences , and contains agreeable sense of humor such as previous entry . Jackie Chan usually forms couple to notorious actors as Sammo Hung and actresses as Maggie Cheung and Michelle Yeoh . In this outing Jackie teams up again to prestigious Chinese actress Maggie Cheung , a fine action star in their own right and with a prestigious and successful career such as she has proved in ¨Hero , China box , Clean , In the mood for love and 2046¨ and a many others . ¨Project A , 2¨ is a passable action movie distinguished by ferocious sequences , and packs silly sense of humor as well as Jackie's former and subsequent entries . Furthermore , moving and thrilling original musical score fitting to action . The picture achieved success in China and around the world . However , Jackie Chan's failed at Box-office in his American debut ,¨Battle creek brawl¨ . Chan pays overt homage to two of his greatest influences as Charles Chaplin and Harold Lloyd . Chan is a hard-working actor and director throughout his long and varied career . He went on playing ¨Cannoball¨ , ¨The protector¨ and "Rumble in the Bronx", until getting all American success with ¨Shangai Knights¨ , ¨The tuxedo¨ , ¨Around the world in 80 days¨ and ¨Rush hour¨ trilogy , and the recent ¨Karate kid¨. Of course , his biggest hits were ¨The Police story¨ series that won the Golden Horse Award, a Chinese version of the Oscar , the first was titled ¨Police story(1985)¨ directed by the same Chan , it was a perfect action film for enthusiastic of the genre ; the following was ¨Police story 2(1988)¨also pretty violent and with abundant humor touches. It's followed by ¨Supercop¨ or ¨Police story 3¨ and finally, ¨Police story IV : Crime story. ¨Project A, 2¨ is lavishly produced by the great Asian producers Raymond Chow and Golden Way Ltd films production and middlingly directed by Jackie Chan . Rating : Acceptable and passable but inferior to the first part, the picture has its sensational moments here and there , but also with abundant humor touches mostly provided by its agile star , the super Jackie . It's a regular action film for enthusiast of the genre though only for Jackie fans .


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