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During a period of widespread police corruption, Ti Lung is a stubborn cop who takes on both the mob and the political establishment.

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Credited cast:
Lung Ti ...
Sergeant Wong Yat-Chung / Tamerlane (as Ti Long)
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Solicitor Annie Ma
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Sam Mok
Waise Lee ...
Luk Tai-Chiu / Faucet (as Lee Tse Hung)
Sek-Ming Lau ...
Yip Chun-Wan (as Lau Shek Ming)
Andy Chi-On Hui ...
Lo Kam-Shiu / Waterloo (as Hui Chi On)
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Chi-leung Chan ...
Muscle
Hon-Chiu Chow
James M. Crockett
Yung-chang Ho
Si Man Hui
Wah-Fan Lam
Hoi Sang Lee ...
Rice Shop Boss
Chung Leung
Gam-San Leung
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During a period of widespread police corruption, Ti Lung is a stubborn cop who takes on both the mob and the political establishment.

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Psychiatrist: You aren't working well with your colleagues, right?
Sergeant Wong Yat-Chung: Maybe I do things in another manner.
Psychiatrist: You've been married for five years, and now, suddenly your wife left you with the kids for another man. Why?
Sergeant Wong Yat-Chung: We don't match each other.
Psychiatrist: In what way?
[smiling]
Psychiatrist: In your sex life?
Sergeant Wong Yat-Chung: This is my personal matter.
Psychiatrist: Everyone calls you 'Tamerlane.' Colleagues don't work well with you. Your wife doesn't want you, and even the kids leave you. Don't you think you have a problem?
Sergeant Wong Yat-Chung: This doesn't relate to my reinstatement!
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A Great Shot...NOT a misfire.
22 October 2003 | by (Clarksville, IN) – See all my reviews

This movie is fantastic. The cast is great. Ti Lung proves once again that he is a fantastic actor. Since the early days of the Shaw Brothers Studios to the John Woo classic "A Better Tomorrow". Also, we have Simon Yam (most recently seen in Lara Croft Tomb Raider II) and John Woo's classic "A Bullet In The Head". And we have "bad guy"regular Waise Lee as "Faucet". If anyone can pull of the bad guy role it is Waise Lee. He does such a great job at these roles it makes you wonder if he is a nice guy off camera.

And how could I ever forget the beauty of Maggie Cheung. Any film with her in it is worth seeing just to be able to see hear beauty fill the screen.

There are quite a few comparisons with this film and Brian De'Palma's 1987 film "Untouchables". Similar? Yes. They are both great in their different ways. If you are looking for a place to start in the "heroic bloodshed" chapter of Hong Kong Cinema. Then I suggest you run to the nearest diversified video store and seek this gem out. Also, check out John Woo's "A Better Tomorrow" and see just how cool Ti Lung is in these films.


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