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Supercop (1992)

Ging chaat goo si III: Chiu kup ging chaat (original title)
A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.

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Chaibat (as Ken Tsang)
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Panther
Bill Tung ...
Josephine Koo ...
Cheng Wen Shi, Chaibat's Wife
Kelvin Wong ...
Peter (as Wong Siu)
Philip Chan ...
Ken Lo ...
Chaibat's man (as Lowei Kwong)
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The General (as Lit Law)
Wai Shum ...
Drug Lord #1 at Meeting
Yi-Sheng Han ...
(as Yee Sang Hon)
Sze Tsuen Wai
Wai-Lun Tuan
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Storyline

A Hong Kong police officer, Ka Kui is sent undercover to mainland China to break up a drug smuggling ring. After breaking the brother of the drug lord out of prison, he and another agent (a beautiful communist policewoman) are taken to Hong Kong to work for the syndicate. The wife of the crime boss has been arrested in Malaysia for drug trafficking and is soon to be executed. However, she is the only person who knows the account number of a secret Swiss bank account containing millions in drug money. While the two officers are in Malaysia preparing for the jail break, Ka Kui accidentally runs into his girlfriend May, who has traveled there from Hong Kong. Soon his cover is blown, the criminals kidnap his girlfriend and he is forced to help them pull off the jail break. Written by YO <pgc@maxwell.ee.washington.edu>

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,503,000 (USA) (28 July 1996)

Gross:

$16,270,600 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Only 'Police Story' film not to feature 'Jackie Chan' exposed his physical body in movie. The first one had the shower scene in the middle. The second one had kidnapped scene. The fourth one had car scene in the middle. See more »

Goofs

When Inspector Yang lands on the red sports car driven by Kevin she breaks the windshield removing the top part of the windshield frame and rearview mirror. In the next shots the frame and rearview mirror are back in place. The windscreen frame that breaks is a clearly-visible dummy breakaway fitted in place of the Midget Mk II's normal frame; it is taller than the real windscreen. Also, the Midget Mk II was fitted with triplex-type safety glass which has a middle layer of clear sealant and would break but not fly into pieces, and the early Midgets were fitted with light-alloy windscreen pillars that would most likely snap near the base under that sort of impact. See more »

Quotes

Chan Ka Kui: Super cops in Hong Kong are cheap and plentiful like commodities in supermarkets.
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SUPERCOP
Written by Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald V. Casale
Performed and Produced by Devo
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More bullets than brawling
15 February 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watch Jackie Chan movies for the goofy humor and the amazing, Buster Keaton-inspired martial arts. For those, I'm willing to put up with the almost inevitable poor plotting and dopiness.

Unfortunately, Supercop has the flaws I associate with Chan but fewer of the strengths.

For the most part, this is not a martial arts film but a big-budget bombs-and-bullets movie in which a militarized police force battles militarized drug gangs in pitched battles.

Yes, sometimes Chan or Michelle Yeoh will do a clever stunt or fight a little, but mainly this is a high-body-count extravaganza that is fine if you like that sort of thing. Some of it's decent, particularly in the last half hour when Chan gets a train and helicopter to play with, but overall I found this hugely disappointing.


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