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

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  October 1987 (USA)
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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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Anthony Carpio, a stunt man on this movie, revealed in his interview on the Hong Kong Legends DVD, that 'Mars' doubled Jackie Chan for some of the stunts. See more »

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Inspector Ma gets his second assignment
8 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a direct sequel to the Project A. All the casts from the previous movie returns to continue their roles.

Inspector Chun is the only Chinese police officer who is allowed to carry a gun under the British rule China. He's corrupt and stages his own arrest to make himself look good, killing the hired suspects during his arrest. His superiors are on to it and recommends Dragon Ma (Jackie Chan) to patrol Chun's territory along with him to find proof to his corruption. He becomes assigned to Sai Wan district as police superintendent. Two flower sales girls Yesan and Beattie (Maggie Chun, and Lau Ka Lin) is also into agitating the crowd to promote revolution. So police are keeping eye on them. They end up selling flowers to Dragon and his colleagues, and immediately after gets robbed. Dragon and his pals apprehend the thieves. The thieves are Tiger's henchmen, and at the Sai Wan police station they are released because supervisor Chu at the station is bribed by Tiger. Dragon reprimands the officers of Sai Wan station, but they are spineless and corrupt. Dragon must now face Tiger on his own with his own police department being not dependable. But he has his old supervisor Tung, and his troop's support.

This movie was made in Jackie Chan's prime, and his actions are superb. The story and his action has an edge that's refreshing to watch. The movie has an atmosphere of old school Hong Kong kung fu movies, but production is more polished and modern.

While not as comedic as the original Project A, this is an action packed movie that's a classic on its own right.


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