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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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Storyline

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

When they are travelling to Canton by train, the sound from the train is that of a steam engine, but on screen there is a "Dong Fong Hung" diesel engine. In any case diesel replaced steam as early as 1960s. See more »

Quotes

Ken Chow: What? What are you looking at? Do you see six eyes or five noses on my face?
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Referenced in Ninja Mission 2000 (2000) See more »

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blood brothers
18 March 2006 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A movie containing Chow Yan Fat en Ti lung cannot go wrong and it doesn't. The chemistry between them is wonderful. You will laugh with them and cry with them. This movie is more about their friendship. For fans who expect a movie like "A Better Tomorrow", do not worry because the exploding finale makes the movie worth watching. Forget about the plot,their is none.But the interactions between Chow Yan Fat and Ti Lung compensate that. Also there is not much style except for the action scenes. They are done superbly. Very surprisingly there is also a lot of humor and romance ,which shows the talent of Chow yan Fat. This movie can be described as an average heroic bloodshed title.


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