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Police Story 3: 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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May
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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)
Lieh Lo ...
The General (as Lit Law)
Wai Shum ...
Drug Lord #1 at Meeting
Yi-Sheng Han ...
(as Yee Sang Hon)
Sze Tsuen Wai
Tuan Wai-Lun
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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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26 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,503,000 (USA) (26 July 1996)

Gross:

$16,249,557 (USA) (15 November 1996)
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The movie was released 7 years after Police Story and 4 years after Police Story 2. See more »

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Even if only idling, real helicopter rotor blades would probably shatter, rather than bending if they hit a solid object. See more »

Quotes

Chan Ka Kui: [after breaking Panther out of prison] Okay, now down that road is a small village that leads to a town.
Panther: Okay.
Chan Ka Kui: [prepares to leave] Good luck.
Panther: [puzzled] Where you going?
Chan Ka Kui: Huh? They payed me $2,000 to get you out of there. The rest doesn't interest me.
Panther: Listen, I like you. You're a good man, and I could use someone like you. I'll take you to Hong Kong for something big.
Chan Ka Kui: [shakes head] Hong Kong's too far, forget it. Just give me $500 more.
Panther: Here I haven't any money. But in Hong Kong, I've got millions - ...
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OPEN THE GATE
Written by Eric Stefani, Gwen Stefani, Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal,
and Adrian Young
Performed and Produced by No Doubt
Courtesy of Trauma Records
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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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