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City War (1988)
"Yi dan hong chun" (original title)

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Two cops--both partners and best friends--find their friendship and their lives at stake when they try to take down a ruthless drug dealer.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Officer Dick Lee Chiu (as Chow Yun Fatt)
Lung Ti ...
Officer Ken Chow (as Ti Lung)
Niu Tien ...
Penny (as Tien Niu)
Norman Chu ...
Ted Yiu Tat (as Chui Siu Keung)
Mary Hon ...
Mrs. Yee
Teresa Carpio ...
Maid
Lieh Lo ...
Uncle Kuen (as Lo Lien)
Ka Ding Lee ...
(as Lee Ka Ding)
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Bobby (as Michael Chow)
Kwai Sing Wong ...
(as Wong Kwai Sing)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Allan Chan
Chi Fai Chan ...
Yiu Tat's Henchman
John Ching ...
Rex
Ling Chow
John Ladalski ...
Foreign Boss (as John V. Ladalski)
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Detectives Dick Lee (Chow Yun Fat) and Ken Chow (Ti Lung) have different ethics and ways of working but after a tense confrontation with a major Triad boss, they must put aside their differences and hunt him down before they are both killed. Written by HoskinsMan

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Together They'll Tear It Apart!

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21 December 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

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City War  »

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Goofs

Obvious dummy used in place of Ti Lung's child in the arms of the mainland hitman who falls from the roof. See more »

Quotes

Dick Lee: Even if your superiors want to frame you, you'd better shut up and do what you're told.
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Referenced in Ninja Mission 2000 (2000) See more »

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They're Baaaack!
7 September 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ti Lung as Ken and Chow Yun-Fat as Dick are back as policeman only this time, Dick is the calm negotiator and Ken the hot head, flying off the handle. These guys are such good actors that they make their characters believable. City War has the usual very bad guys and lots of guns and bloody battles. But it also has some music and domestic scenes with Ken's family - and Ken's wife fixing Dick up with a woman and the funny scene with the two of them getting acquainted.

The scene of Chow dancing with the villains girlfriend Penny (before he knows who she is), is one of the most erotic ever in one of his films. This guy can do anything - he is just amazing and each film shows another of his great portrayals.

This is not a must have but for true CYF fans, or Ti Lung, it is one to see at least once.


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