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Rich and Famous (1987)
"Gong woo ching" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  28 May 1987 (Hong Kong)
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To pay off his debt as a gambler, a man drags his sister and step-brother into a life of crimeand a violent war between rival gang lords.

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Li Ah Chai (as Chow Yun Fat)
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Lam Ting Kwok
Alex Man ...
Tang Kat Yung (as Man Chi-Leung)
Siu Fong Wong ...
Wai Chui (as Wong Siu Fung)
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Lau Po Yee (as Lau Ka-Ling)
Alan Tam ...
Mak Ying Hung
Danny Lee ...
Inspector Cheung (as Lee Sau-Yin)
Fui-On Shing ...
Luk
Hong-Ning Ng ...
Chuan
Mei Sheng Fan ...
Fan Tit Tau
Chung Lam ...
Big Eye
Chun Hsiung Ko ...
Chu Lo Tai
Kwan Yeung ...
Kit
Jing Chen ...
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To pay off his debt as a gambler, a man drags his sister and step-brother into a life of crimeand a violent war between rival gang lords.

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A good action-drama, with mostly good performances
21 October 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

While much better then the sequel, this is still by no means a great movie. Every once in a while it approaches greatness, but one thing or another keeps it from achieving it. The character development is better then usual, and Alex Man gives a very good performance as the ambitious, bumbling brother. The two action sequences are excellent, and the surprisingly low body count finale actually has some feeling and emotion in it.


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