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Tiger on Beat (1988)
"Lo foo chut gang" (original title)

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A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.

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Sgt. Francis Li (as Chow Yun Fat)
Nina Li Chi ...
Marydonna (as Li Chi)
Conan Lee ...
CID Officer Michael Tso
Norman Chu ...
Poison Snake Ping (as Tsui Shui Keung)
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Fai, the Hitman (as Gordon Liu)
Shirley Ng ...
Mimi Li, Francis' sister
Phillip Ko ...
Heroin dealer (as Ko Fai)
Tommy Tam
David Chiang ...
Police Suprintendant (as John Keung)
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Police Inspector Jim Pak
Lydia Shum ...
Department store staff (as Sun Tin Ha)
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Chia Yung Liu ...
Sour Puss
Fui-On Shing ...
Dummy (as Sing Fui Ann)
Lung Ti ...
Loong
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A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.

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In the beginning of the film, Fui-On Shing and Yun-Fat Chow talk about being from the Hakka district of Hong Kong. Chow himself is from Hakka. See more »

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The amount of raw eggs in the glass in the cafe. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Francis Li: Hey, wake up! Wake up! Hey, wake up, and put on your clothes! My wife's home! Hey!
Dummy's Wife: You have a wife?
Francis Li: Whatever. Put on your clothes! I'll explain it to you another day.
Dummy's Wife: What do you mean "Put on my clothes?" This is my home!
Francis Li: Your home? Then, who's the person trying to get in?
Dummy's Wife: Oh! My husband's back!
Francis Li: Your husband? Why didn't you tell me earlier?
Dummy's Wife: I told you! You just pretended not to understand.
Francis Li: I'm deaf! When I hit on you, you should've said something!
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Soundtracks

THEME SONG
Composed by Teddy Robin Kwan
Lyrics by James Wong, Nieh Chun, and Mak Chi Ho
Sung by Maria Cordero
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Nice action-comedy improved by the presence of Chow Yun-Fat
9 June 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

Tiger On The beat has a standard storyline about 2 policemen, who are partners. It is a fact that foreigners in American films play villains and other bad guys. It is just the same in Tiger On The Beat, and all Americans in this Asian film are villains. Hongkong-movies are known for their high-quality-action-scenes, and Tiger On The Beat doesn`t disappoint. Some of the actors deliver a stiff performance though. 8/10




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