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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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Very good film
22 December 1998 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The movie that Chang Cheh's disciples, John Woo, Wu Ma, and a host of others, put together to help their master ease the debts. Everywhere on the net I see all these people complaining about the film. After I watched it, I don't see why people would hate this, unless you're a diehard John Woo fanatic/macho person. Yes, women have a more prominent role in this film! They have an impact on the plot! They aren't just flower vases! "Just Heroes" (or "Tragic Heroes" if you like) borrows sections of "The Godfather", complete with the intrigue. Only complaint that I have is that the ending was a little rushed, which is to be expected since they were pressed for time, and at times the storyline pulls in all sorts of directions, but the gunfights were some of the best I have seen. The deconstruction of heroism was great, with the last few minutes powerfully hitting the mark. Great work for a film that was put together in a few weeks.


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