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To hok wai lung (1991)

A SWAT team leader is going undercover at a high school to retrieve a stolen gun for his captain.

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(Cantonese with English subtitles) Classic, slapstick, all-out-ridiculous Hong Kong action-comedy delivered by the one-and-only Stephen Chow (Kung Fu Hustle, Shaolin Soccer), who plays a SWAT team leader going undercover at a high school to retrieve a stolen gun for his captain. Written by Anonymous

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The main plot of this film in which a cop undercovers as a student was also used in 21 Jump Street (an American TV series at that time later on remade as a movie). See more »

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Followed by To hok wai lung 2 (1992) See more »

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Fun Comedy From Stephen Chow
30 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A successful comedy which spawned two sequels, essentially this story is about a Hong Kong policeman who poses as a student at Edinburgh College to find out who from that school stole the favorite gun of his boss. Star Chow (thats his name in the film) always hated school and he is taunted by other students and teachers, save for the pretty Miss Ho. It seems he spends a lot less time trying to find the gun and more time trying to save himself from getting in trouble at school. This film is a pretty good slapstick comedy with some action. Its not surprising that it was popular, it flows well, and Stephen Chow is good in the role. I don't know about the sequels (yet), but I think you'll enjoy this.


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