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

R  |   |  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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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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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)  »

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Jackie Chan Is the Prisoner  »

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This is the first time that Jackie Chan and Jimmy Wang Yu have collaborated since they appeared together in Fung Yu Seung Lau Sing, Mi Ni Te Gong Dui. See more »

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Good prison action.
16 December 2002 | by (Southampton, England) – See all my reviews

The Island Of Fire is pretty good for a prison movie mainly shot in Taiwan. The taiwanese version is better because it contains over 30 minutes of extra footage and unseen scenes. Including Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan, Tony Leung and Andy Lau this film tells the story of four convicts (one innocent) struggling to cope with the prison atmosphere. A numerous amount of times they try to escape.


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