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
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's first attempt at a serious drama; his usual slapstick comedy and spectacular stunts are almost entirely absent. Allegedly, the original script was even darker, with Eddie Chan being emotionally damaged, in a love-hate relationship with his therapist, and having considerable self-doubt. These things, which had attracted Chan to the role in the first place, apparently made him worried about how it would affect his screen persona; as such, many scenes were removed from the final film and new ones added to lighten the tone, to the chagrin of director Kirk Wong
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Wong's car. The model of the car before the kidnapping is newer than the one used in the scenes of crashing and being dumped into the sea See more