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Full Contact (1992)
"Xia dao Gao Fei" (original title)

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Two disreputable friends get tied in with a group of criminals who turn out to be excessively violent and deceptive.

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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
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Chi-leung Chan ...
Psycho
Chun Hung Cheung
Wing-Cheung Cheung
Hung Chun
Victor Hon ...
Kau
Cheung-Tak Hung
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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This film did poorly at the Hong Kong box office, where fans were not interested in seeing Yun-Fat Chow play a violent criminal. It was however a critical and cult favorite in the US and UK. 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 »

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[Deano and Chung are staring hard at each other and it's driving Deano crazy]
Deano: What are you looking at huh?
Chung: I am allowed to look.
Deano: Oh yeah?
Chung: I'm not scared of you.
Deano: [Deano's ready to fight so he jumps out of his vehicle and orders Chung to get out too] Get out! Get the fuck out!
Chung: We're on a job.
Deano: Take me one minute to break you. Scared?
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Explosive action!!!
22 September 1999 | by (Arendal, Norway) – See all my reviews

"Full Contact" is one of the best movies that Hong-Kong movies you`ll ever see. It stars excellent actor Chow Yun-Fat(The Killer, Hard Boiled, City On Fire) and is directed by Ringo Lam, who after John Woo is the best Hong-Kong director. Yun-Fat plays Jeff, who is a bouncer at the nightclub where his wife dances.

In order to help his friend Sam, who is heavily in debt to sadistic loan sharks, Jeff joins forces with an extremely sadistic gang-leader named Judge. Jeff, Sam and Judge & co. are going to pull off a heist, but Judge forces Sam to betray Jeff. Sam shoots Jeff and leaves him in a burning house, however, Jeff is not a man who dies easily..... This movie mixes hyper-violent action, cool characters, a story of friendship & betrayal and even sex!! It is definitely worth a closer look for fans and newcomers alike. It fails to get a full 10/10 because it`s just not quite as good as "The Killer"(10/10), "Hard Boiled"(10/10) and "A Better Tomorrow 2"(9/10), but "Full Contact" is at least worth a 9/10.


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