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Island of Fire (1990)
"Huo shao dao" (original title)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  1990 (Taiwan)
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A cop goes undercover to infiltrate a deadly prison where a team of mercernaries is being assembled.

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Credited cast:
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Lung / Steve Tong
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Lau / Boss Lee
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Fatty Liu Hsi Chia / John Liu
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Wei Wang / Andy Lau
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Kui / Lucas
Chun Hsiung Ko ...
Prison Chief / Prison Superintendent (as Chun-Hsiung Ko)
Chung-Hua Tou ...
Chiu / Charlie
Barry Wong ...
Inspector Wong
Chuan-Chen Yeh ...
Fong
Jack Kao ...
Ho
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wang An
Chung-kuei Chang
Kuo-Chu Chang ...
Miao-sheng / Seng
Rachel Chang ...
Woman in the rain (as Chang Shui-chu)
Shui-chu Chang
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Storyline

Someone in a prison run by a corrupt warden fakes the deaths of convicts to later use them as expendable assassins. A police officer is sent into the prison to gather evidence of the corruption. Written by Hans Wadsten <dubl@swipnet.se>

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prison | death | warden | corruption | carnage | See more »

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When you're looking for the living dead you start your search in hell!

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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1990 (Taiwan)  »

Also Known As:

Jackie Chan Is the Prisoner  »

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Spoofs Prison on Fire (1987) See more »

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Good guys win out in the end
1 September 2001 | by (florida) – See all my reviews

I usually don't like martial arts movies, but this one appealed to me for the story line and the fighting scenes. The action was good and the scenes of life in prison seemed real. Prison is a hard place to me. Overall, Chan did a good job of portraying his character and the other aspects of life in prison. I even watched it twice.


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