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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)
Lieh Lo ...
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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There's never a cop around when you need one, but when this cop's around, all you need is one. See more »


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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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26 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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 only Police Story film in the original quadrilogy that never received an American release by New Line Cinema. The first two films, as well as First Strike (the fourth film), were all released by New Line, while Supercop's initial release was by Dimension films. See more »

Goofs

(at around 45 mins) A character is holding a Sega Genesis controller and playing a video game with fighting sound effects. Later in the same scene, Tetris is visible on the screen. Tetris neither produces fighting sound effects nor is even available on the Genesis. See more »

Quotes

Chan Ka Kui: This is hard to memorize.
Insp. Jessica Yang: You're a super cop, and you have no memory?
Chan Ka Kui: It's the first I came across this situation. If I were you, could you recite everything in one go? I'm Chan Ka Kui, born July 4th, 1958. I joined the Royal HK Police in 1981. 19 - ...
Insp. Jessica Yang: 1984, promoted to trainee inspector. Height: 5'10", weight: 73 kilos, blood type: AB. I'm nothing special. I've memorized your background.
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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WHAT'S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT
Written by Terry Britten and Graham Lyle
Performed by Warren G. (as Warren G) featuring Adina Howard
Produced by Warren G. (as Warren G)
Warren G appears xourtesy of G-Funk/Rush Associated Labels Recordings
Adina Howard appears courtesy of Mecca Dawn Entertainment/Eastwest Records/Elektra
Entertainment Group
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Probably the best Jackie Chan movie
19 December 2006 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

The storyline of this movie brings us from a prison in China to Hong Kong. With its large Manhattan-style skyscrapers and its gangsters.

Jackie Chan plays an undercover detective with wonderful charisma and has the will to achieve its purposes with total disregard of his own security. He puts duty first.

Thank God he is not alone. A gorgeous Chinese woman, martial-arts expert and efficient cop is doing her part all the time to protect Jackie Chan's back. Michelle Yeoh is the perfect complement.

Wah Yuen is another top actor from Hong Kong and plays a successful role as the Hong Kong top gangster's little brother. He is so brilliant in his role and this give us a good impression of the excellent actors there are in Hong Kong who deserve an opportunity to go to Hollywood. When the action gets to Malaysia things even improve much more. And the city of Kuala-Lumpur with its American-style buildings is another great scenario for this good movie.


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