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Full Throttle (1995)

Lie huo zhan che (original title)
One of Hong Kong's top motorcycle racers is forced to reevaluate his entire way of life after a serious accident and the loss of a close friend. Andy Lau plays a champion motorcycle racer ... See full summary »

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One of Hong Kong's top motorcycle racers is forced to reevaluate his entire way of life after a serious accident and the loss of a close friend. Andy Lau plays a champion motorcycle racer who is forced to question his entire lifestyle after he and some close friends are seriously injured in motorcycle accidents. He subsequently struggles to maintain his identity as a risk-taker; and fights to maintain and redefine his relationships with his fiancée, his friends, and his estranged father. A compelling tale of a man's pride and the emotional catharses of himself and those he loves Written by HKFlix

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14 December 1995 (Hong Kong)  »

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Best male, coming-of-age movie
11 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

Excellent! I like it better than Saturday Night Fever, Diner, the Outsiders, or any other movie I can think of in that genre. The acting from all of the actors was excellent, except for maybe the girlfriend. I watched it dubbed in Mandarin and the woman who did her voice-over sounded like a Hello Kitty or something. I thought the psychological development of the characters made so much sense. I liked the scene where the camera takes the perspective of a small boy. The performances from the older characters, especially the grandmother's were great. Wow!

Despite similarities to movies like Rocky, this doesn't play out the same way.

9/10


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