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The Longest Nite (1998)

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A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business.

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(as Patrick Yau)

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(as Szeto Kam Yuen), (as Yau Nai Hoi)
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Tony (as Lau Ching Wan)
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Sam (as Tony Leung)
Maggie Siu ...
Maggie (as Maggie Shiu)
Hoi-Pang Lo ...
(as Lo Hoi Pang)
Fong Lung ...
Mr. Lung (as Lung Fong)
Siu-Lung Ching ...
(as Ching Siu Lung)
Tian-Lin Wang ...
(Guest star) (as Wong Tin Lam)
Mark Cheng ...
Mark - Guest star
Kong Fong ...
Informer - Guest star (as Sunny Fang)
Bun Yuen ...
Sam's Cop Buddy (as Yuen Bun)
Sau Kei Lee ...
Kei-Suk (as Lee Suk Kei)
Suet Lam ...
Cafe Owner's Assistant (as Lam Suet)
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Kwok Chiu Wu ...
(as Wu Kwok Chiu)
Chak Shun Ha ...
(as Ha Chak Shun)
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A corrupt cop named Sam handles negotiations between two Triad leaders who plan to join forces. However, he meets a suspicious bald man named Tony, who keeps following him around and disrupting his personal business.

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Trivia

Ka-Fai Wai re-wrote most of the script of The Longest Nite (1998) with Johnnie To. To and Wai had the film take place in Macau based on the chaos the area was experiencing at the time of filming. See more »

Goofs

Despite taking place all in one night Tony Leung's facial hair is different in several scenes. See more »

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References The Usual Suspects (1995) See more »

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A good thriller out of Hong Kong...
3 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

Lau Ching-Wan continues to amaze me with his transformations into his character. This was a great acting vehicle for both Lau Ching-Wan and Tony Leung. The story was good, and the direction was tightly wound and suspenseful. Unfortunately, all the tension unravels into an extremely unsatisfying ending.


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