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Director:
Writers:
Jackie Chan (writer)
Edward Tang (writer)
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Release Date:
13 August 1988 (Japan) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The Hong Kong super-cop must stop a group of blackmailing bombers at the same time that the villains of the first Police Story are out for revenge. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
NewsDesk:
(7 articles)
User Reviews:
Not as good as the first. See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jackie Chan ... Chan Ka Kui

Maggie Cheung ... May
Kwok-Hung Lam ... Supt. Raymond Li
Bill Tung ... Bill Wong
Keung-Kuen Lai ... Deaf Criminal
John Cheung ... Cheung
Charlie Cho ... John Ko
Yuen Chor ... Mr. Chu
Ben Lam ... Tall Pau
Chi Fai Chan ... Ngor
Shan Kwan ... President Fung
Mars ... Kim
Isabella Wong ... Secretary of President Fung
Ann Mui ... Karen

Siu-Ming Lau ... Senior Police Official
Crystal Kwok ... Policewoman
Elvina Kong ... Stewardess

Michael Chow Man-Kin ... CID Cop
Kenny Ho ... Police Constable

Dennis Chan ... Flustered Merchant
Billy Lau ... Insolent Truck Driver

Ching Wan Lau ... CID Man
Anglie Leung ... Policewoman
Ken Lo ... Fireman
Ma Wu ... Mall Security Guard
Wing-Cho Yip ... Board Member
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Carpio ... Cop
Tat-Kwong Chan ... John's Man
Wah Cheung ... Officer Cheung
Kwok-Wai Gam ... Jimmy
Rocky Lai ... John's man
Kin-sang Lee ... John's man
Pei-ling Lee ... Crazy Fai's girl
Louis Roth ... Police Chief
Yu Shangguan ... Mall Merchant
Chi Wai Tai ... Crazy Fai
Yun-Hui Tai ... Police interrogator (as Tai Wan-Wai)

Tom Lent ... (voice) (uncredited)
Ping Wu ... Detective Ka Kui Chan (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Jackie Chan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jackie Chan  writer
Edward Tang  writer

Produced by
Raymond Chow .... executive producer
Leonard Ho .... producer
Edward Tang .... associate producer
Edward Tang .... line producer
 
Original Music by
J. Peter Robinson 
Cheung Yiu-Cho 
 
Cinematography by
Yiu-Tsou Cheung 
 
Film Editing by
Yao Chung Chang 
 
Production Design by
Oliver Wong 
 
Costume Design by
Shirley Chan 
 
Production Management
Willie Chan .... production supervisor
Bik-Fun Chow .... assistant production manager
Jimmy Law .... production manager
Hin-Ming Tam .... assistant production manager
Sau-Hon Wong .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bo-San Lo .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Shao Lung Chou .... sound recordist
Craig A. Dellinger .... ADR Editor: english version
Sam Gemette .... sound effects editor (english version)
Tally Paulos .... ADR Editor: english version
John Ross .... sound re-recording mixer
Yu Ting .... dialogue editor
Paul Tinta .... sound assistant: english version
Kuo-Hua Wu .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Hau-Chung Chan .... pyrotechnician
Lim Chan .... pyrotechnician: USA unit
Yee Chan .... pyrotechnician
Shui-Wah Chi .... pyrotechnician
Bob Dawson .... pyrotechnician: USA unit
Hon Cheung Lau .... pyrotechnician
Tony Vandenecker .... pyrotechnician: USA unit
 
Stunts
Jackie Chan .... stunt coordinator
Tat-Kwong Chan .... stunts
Wah Cheung .... stunts
Rocky Lai .... stunts
Kin-sang Lee .... stunts
Jackie Chan .... stunt actor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Hon-Chiu Chan .... assistant lighting
Man-Chi Lee .... lighting technician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Fok-Choi Cheung .... assistant costume designer
Sheng-Hsi Chu .... wardrobe supervisor (as Shing-Hei Chu)
Fuk-Ying Shing .... wardrobe assistant
Wai-Yin Tam .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Chuen Tak Keung .... assistant editor
Fabian Marquez .... post-production coordinator: english version
Chi-Hong Shek .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Catherine Chan .... script supervisor
Chi-Keung Chan .... production advisor
Dang-Sai Chin .... script supervisor
Raymond Chow .... presenter
Kai-Ho Kam .... production assistant
Sarah-Jane King .... Executive in charge of post production: english version
Wah-Chung Lai .... story editor
Hsiu Lin .... story editor
Kang Lin .... production assistant
Winson Lo .... script supervisor (as Do-Shing Law)
Che-Kwan Tang .... continuity
Edward Tang .... planner
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ging chaat goo si 2" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Police Story Part II" - Hong Kong (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for violence, pervasive martial arts action and some nudity
Runtime:
101 min | USA:92 min | Hong Kong:121 min (DVD version)
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Certification:
Australia:M | Germany:16 | Norway:15 (video premiere) | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 (DVD rating) (2004) | South Korea:12 (theatrical rating) (1988) | UK:15 | USA:PG-13

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Jackie Chan smashed into the wrong glass pane, causing severe cuts to his wrist and head. This scene is actually used in the film and the outtakes show the pain.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The number of trucks with their headlights on in the opening sequence changes with each different shot.See more »
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What are the differences between the HongKong Version and the Extended Japanese Version?
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Not as good as the first., 21 October 1999
Author: WINGS. from Buxton, England.

Police Story 1 was a masterpiece, Police Story 2 is good, its that simple. Its just not as good as the original, but how many sequels are?

The plot is simple, Mr.Ku is out for revenge and a series of bombs have been set off in Hong Kong, so its up to Jackie and his regulars to investigate. May played by Maggie Cheung is once again the damsel, who's in distress by the way.

The fights and stunts are up to form. The fight scene in the park is just magnificent. About a dozen henchman grasping various metal objects are after Jackie, who uses everything from climbing frames to see-saws to fend them all off.

What the film lacks is interesting dialogue, conversations are just boring and the Chinese jokes are untransaltable into English. Jackies character is depressed and all uptight, not as fun as in the original, but the guy did go through hell in the first movie, so I guess its understandable. The pace of film is also too erratic, one minute its a rollercoaster, the next minute its like watching a melodrama.

Anyway, the action is still top notch and this film paved the way for Police Story 3 SuperCop, which gained recognition in the U.S with a theatrical release.

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