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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 ...
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Tsan Hsi Hsia
Phillip Ko ...
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Feng Ku ...
Tsou's Man
Cally Kwong
Yuk Kee 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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Just Heroes
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What better summary line than the English title for the movie? I don't know if it is an accurate translation from the HK title, but more importantly: Why is there no release of this movie on a DVD yet? At least not in the western world and not an official one, as can be seen here at IMDb ...

Just Heroes is another Woo flick with his well known ingredients: Bloodshed, Heroism, loyalty and respect. The slow motion is thrown in there for good measure too! ;o) Of course it's something that a John Woo Film, can not be without! And although it might sound emotionless or apathetic, how I just list those things, the movie is a really good action film! It's not his best, but if you like his other better known HK offerings, you're gonna love this one too! :o)


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