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Crime Story (1993)
"Cung on zo" (original title)

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A dark and handsome true-crime thriller about kidnapping and police corruption in Hong Kong. Once of Jackie Chan's most serious roles, but still overflowing with spectacular acrobatic ... See full summary »

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Puishan Auyeung ...
Wong's wife (as Au-Yeung Pui Shan)
Leng-Leng Phua ...
Psychologist (as Phua Leng Leng)
Blackie Ko Shou Liang ...
Captain Ko (as Blackie Ko)
Fat Wan ...
Simon Ting (as Wan Fat)
Ken Lo ...
Ng Kwok Yan (as Low Houi Kang)
Fat Chung ...
Ng Kwok Wah (as Chung Fat)
William Tuen ...
Superintendent (as Duen Wai Lun)
Chu Pak Wo
Seung Lam Wan ...
(as Wan Sheong Lam)
Tak-Shing Lam
Rocky Lai ...
Taiwanese Gangster / Restaurant Owner (as Lai Keung Gun)
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A dark and handsome true-crime thriller about kidnapping and police corruption in Hong Kong. Once of Jackie Chan's most serious roles, but still overflowing with spectacular acrobatic sequences. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

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The World's Toughest City Needs More Than An Army To Stop The Mob . . . They Need One Man!

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for martial arts violence, shootings and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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24 June 1993 (Hong Kong)  »

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Cung on zo  »

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$194,720 (USA)
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In the beginning when Jackie is shooting the criminals, he first shoots a guy who falls into a cake shop. After that when Jackie is hiding behind the car he fires 6 more shots without reloading. In the 80s, Hong Kong's CID used .38 revolvers with 6 bullets. See more »

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Hardcore Jackie Chan!

Crime Story (1993) was a very different Jackie Chan film. He stars as a tough cop who only cares about getting the job done no matter what the cost. What was the change in Jackie's attitude? He had a different director in charge. Instead of doing the job, he hired bleak and gritty film maker Kirk Wong direct the project. Wong likes to make police procedural films based on true cases. This one was no exception. It was a strange sight to see Jackie Chan so serious throughout an entire film. He was one dude who did not want to let the bad guys get away. But expect to see a lot of crazy stunts and violent gun play.

If you don't think Jackie Chan can get down and dirty in a straight forward action film then don't pass this one up. You wont be disappointed.

Highly recommended.


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