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Just Heroes (1989)
"Yee daam kwan ying" (original title)

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A respected and well liked gang-boss is betrayed and killed. One of his three adopted sons are to take his place. One of them is the traitor.

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Credited cast:
Kuan Tai Chen ...
Leung Jang Lung
Kang-Yeh Cheng
Lei Cheng
John Cheung
David Chiang ...
Cheung Pak Wai
Tao Chiang
Tina Chin-Fei
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'Jacky' Yuen Kei-hao
Paul Chun ...
Tsou
Hark-On Fung ...
Informant
Tsan Hsi Hsia
Phillip Ko ...
Thug
Feng Ku ...
Tsou's Man
Cally Kwong
Yuk Kee Lau ...
(as Yuk-Gei Lau)
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A respected and well liked gang-boss is betrayed and killed. One of his three adopted sons are to take his place. One of them is the traitor.

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Executive Suite meets Macbeth
26 May 1999 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

The crime business gets an even more banalizing makeover in this John Woo blowout than it does in the beige-suit-and-silver-tie-clip yakuza world of Takeshi Kitano's gangland melodramas. Reportedly thrown together in haste, this web of intrigues in a most routinely businesslike mob world has it all: tippling molls, Kun Opera, quadruple-crosses, buckets of Wooian sentimentality, and world-class, state-of-the-art action choreography. Woo learned from the masters Walter Hill and Sam Peckinpah and did them one better: nobody on this earth, except Steven Spielberg on a good day, understands the ballet of gunmen and camera like Woo. It's become a cliche, but it's true, and this underrated movie proves it: Woo raised the bar and then hurtled over it. He's the tops.


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