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Biao Yuen ...
Hsiang Ming
Pat Ha ...
Miss Pai
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Idy Chan ...
Lo Huan
Hsiao-Mei Chang
Charlie Chin ...
Lu
Kam Kong Chow
Kwai-Bo Chun
Te Hu Hsiao
Phillip Ko ...
Lu's Man
Yung Kwan
Bowie Lam ...
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Lap Sam Lam
Shek Yin Lau
Heung Kam Lee
Lieh Lo ...
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When his wife, also working for the the police, but in a different department, is being brutally murdered, a police officer begins to investigate the case on his own. Soon he has the hitwoman, who did it arrested, but must find out that things are not as easy as he thought. He has knocked at the wrong door and it turns out that the woman he has hold of may be his only ally. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Rated R for strong violence | See all certifications »
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15 November 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

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Very good!
7 March 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a crime drama in which he, as a police, is, "on the run" with a female killer (played by Wen-shi Sha). From every aspect of filmmaking, "On the Run" is one of the best HK crime drama ever made. In this movie, you don't see kung-fu, but solid action and the final fighting sequence is very realistic. Very moody and stylish, and IMHO, it's to some degree better than most of John Woo's works.


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