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Huang jia shi jie (1985)

Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an ... See full summary »

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Inspector Carrie Morris
John Sham ...
Strepsil
Hoi Mang ...
Aspirin
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Panadol
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Tin Wai-Keung
Dick Wei ...
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Fat Chung ...
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Chief Inspector Wong
Wai Shum ...
Tin's Lawyer
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Richard Nornen
Eddie Maher ...
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Kei Mai ...
Flasher in Video Store (as Chi Mi)
Chau Sang Lau ...
Curry (as Li Ka)
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Officer Bo
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Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an important microfilm in his passport, which the thieves pass onto a forger friend Panadol (Tsui Hark). Inspector Ng (Michelle Yeoh) is assigned to the case, along with Inspector Morris (Cynthia Rothrock) from Scotland Yard. The investigation leads the cops to the bumbling crooks and soon they are on Triad leader Tin's (James Tien) tail, he will stop at nothing to get the incriminating film back and with his hitman and bodyguard (Dick Wei) at his side, he proves too much for the inspectors to catch using legal means, in frustration they give up their badges and go after Tin alone. Written by themoviedb.org

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30 November 1985 (Hong Kong)  »

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This movie started a new wave of female action movies. See more »

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As Inspector Morris kicks a man over her head, she moves away from her (fake) leg. See more »

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Followed by Huang jia shi jie zhi III: Ci xiong da dao (1988) See more »

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Ignore the plot and concentrate on the action.
3 January 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Back in Barbados, "Raging Thunder" (aka "No Retreat No Surrender II") was a big hit in 1987 and made Cynthia Rothrock very popular down there. "In The Line Of Duty 2" was one of several of her movies that came along afterwards, but for me the real star of it was Michelle Yeoh (years before "Tomorrow Never Dies" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"). A real treat to watch kicking butt - and a major babe to boot - she and Rothrock, as a Scotland Yard inspector in Hong Kong, helped make this the movie "Beverly Hills Cop II" should have been.

The plot? Well, there is one, but who cares? It's so filled with action and so hilariously badly dubbed (in the version I saw in a packed cinema all the characters were dubbed by Americans except Rothrock - who was dubbed by a British actress) that you have no option but to just go with it. It's immensely satisfying that it's the Asian one who's successfully cracked the international market; it's taken a long time for this to happen, but at last it's happening.


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