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Tiger on Beat (1988)

Lo foo chut gang (original title)
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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(as Lau Kar Leung)

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(as Tsang Kwok Chi)
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Credited cast:
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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)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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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Trivia

In one scene, Yun-Fat Chow tells a receptionist that his name is Mark Gor. Mark Gor is the name of a popular character he played in A Better Tomorrow (1986) (A Better Tomorrow). See more »

Goofs

The chainsaws are clearly not on during most of the chainsaw fight. 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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References Rocky (1976) See more »

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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Good, But A Little Dizzying
26 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film showcases HK star Chow Yun Fat as a police sargeant, who is paired up with detective Cho, played by Conan Lee. This film gets less like a comedy as it goes along and becomes a series of fairly violent scenes. This film is better on a big screen for full effect, but its still good. The action is fast paced and the kung fu moves, especially by Conan Lee, are fun to watch. Women are extremely secondary in this film, despite the pretty Nina Li. If you like Stallone type action with some HK acrobatics thrown in, you'll like this. Chow Yun Fat, as anyone knows who has watched him in America, is always an asset to a film. Its not great, its a little too much a few times, but if you like action/police buddy films, you'll like it.


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