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Full Contact (1992)

Xia dao Gao Fei (original title)
Two disreputable friends get tied in with a group of criminals who turn out to be excessively violent and deceptive.

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Cast

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Gou Fei (as Chow Yun Fat)
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Judge
Ann Bridgewater ...
Mona
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Bonnie Fu ...
Lau Ngang
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frankie Chi-Leung Chan ...
Psycho (as Chi-leung Chan)
Chun Hung Cheung
Wing-Cheung Cheung
Hung Chun
Victor Hon ...
Kau
Cheung-Tak Hung
Foo-Keung Kong ...
(as Fu-Keung Kong)
Kai Wing Lam
Kwok-Kit Lam
Wah-Fan Lam
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In an effort to get his buddy out of a gambling debt, Jeff agrees to join forces with Judge in a weapons heist. The job goes bad and Judge betrays Jeff. Jeff plots the ultimate revenge on Judge and his followers and it is a question of whether he can follow through with his plan. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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If the true measure of a man is judged by his actions, then he is ready to be counted. See more »


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In the original cut of the film, in the scene after the car chase where he forces him to go and kill Gou Fei, Judge also tells Sam to bring him Gou Fei's eyes as proof of his death. Sam can't kill Gou Fei, so he cuts the eyes out of one of the bodies of the family in the house. Judge takes the eyes and eats them. This was also a payoff of the scene from earlier in the movie where Judge compliments Gou Fei's "pretty eyes" when they first meet. If you watch Sam in the normal versions of the film, as he comes out of the house you can see his right hand is clenched and holding something - the eyes, of course. See more »

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During the nightclub shootout, Jeff's gun changes between a 9mm Beretta to a Smith & Wesson .45ACP and back again between shots. See more »

Quotes

Virgin: Check if there's a hole in my underpants?
Jeff: No! I saw a vomiting crab.
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Features Lethal Weapon (1987) See more »

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Get the Funk Out
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Toughest action flick ever made?
3 August 1999 | by (Oslo, Norway) – See all my reviews

Shocking action for a mature audience! The first Hong Kong director to give John Woo competition! The movie is high explosive with Chow Yun Fat as the main man. Together with the excellent actors; Anthony Wong and Simon Yam, who manage to steal the show! Behind the scenes there were arguments and tension among the actors that the director on purpose used to improve the actors preformances. You can clearly see that Yam and Fat competes!

This movie is tougher than any american action, I`ve ever seen! Die hard is just a gasp compared to this flick! This thank`s to exceptional directing from Ringo Lam!

This movie is not to be missed by any fan of real action and Hong Kong movies!


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