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City War (1988)

Yi dan hong chun (original title)
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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(as Sun Chung)

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(as Lo Tung), (as Leung Wai Ting) | 1 more credit »
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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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Release Date:

21 December 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

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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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Lots of vengeance and honor here
18 June 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

City War is yet another Hong Kong-action flick with friendship, vengeance and honor as the main-ingredients. Chow Yun-Fat and Ti-Lung makes this a good movie, and its worth seeing if you like these films. But I would also like to mention that there are other far better Hong Kong-movies available like The Killer, Hard-Boiled and the A Better Tomorrow-series (chapter one and two).

City War is just another action flick from Hong-Kong, but it is viewable because Chow Yun-Fat is in it. 7,5/10


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