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Big Bullet (1996)
"Chung fung dui liu feng gaai tau" (original title)

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After assaulting his tactical commander during a raid gone sour, a dedicated but temperamental cop Sergeant Bill Chu is demoted to the Emergency Unit, long considered to be the police force's dumping ground for problem cops.

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Sergeant Bill Chu
Jordan Chan ...
Inspector Jeff Chiu
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Woody Chan ...
Chiu Sai-wing (as Chin-pang Chan)
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Tat-Ming Cheung ...
Matt
Yuk Wah Cheung
Ka-Lun Chui
Pak Fei ...
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Bo-Man Fung
Vincent Kok ...
Tung Fai
Chi-Ming Kwong ...
Telecom security
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Tak-Shing Lam
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After assaulting his tactical commander during a raid gone sour, a dedicated but temperamental cop Sergeant Bill Chu is demoted to the Emergency Unit, long considered to be the police force's dumping ground for problem cops.

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Action fans, trust me Big Bullet will rock you like a hurricane!
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Big Bullet is one of the best action movies to come out of Hong Kong in the mid 90's. Lau Ching Wan is a super tough and dedicated policeman who gets transfered from Serious Crimes to EU(Emergency Unit) after giving a senior officer a serious smackdown after a hostage rescue went awry. Lau Ching Wan, a very good actor carries this film very well. Also, he has the right physical stature and rugged toughness that makes him more believable than most actors that play cops in movies. Great support is also to be had with Jordon Chan(also a very talented actor). He plays a super serious, disciplined cop who often is at odds with Lau Ching Wan. They are after a vicious gang of thieves led by Yu Rong Gong(Iron Monkey) and Anthony Wong(Hard Boiled) who are very effective and menacing without saying much. The tone of the film changes throughout the film from very serious to very silly. While the humor might seem out of place for a film of this type, it is actually the norm for a Hong Kong film. The action scenes are abundant with lots of great shootouts and explosions which sometimes bring to mind Michael Mann's Heat. Overall the drama, action and comedy coalesce well and director Benny Chan made one great action film.


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