MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,948 this week

A Hero Never Dies (1998)
"Chan sam ying hung" (original title)

7.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.1/10 from 710 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 9 critic

Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(as Szeto Kam Yuen) , (as Yau Nai Hoi)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

Related News

Election 2
| The Hollywood Reporter

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 07 Aug 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 09 Mar 2013
 
a list of 6289 titles
created 13 Apr 2013
 
a list of 26 titles
created 16 Nov 2013
 
a list of 487 titles
created 01 Jan 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Hero Never Dies (1998)

A Hero Never Dies (1998) on IMDb 7.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Hero Never Dies.
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

As election time nears, current Triad chairman Lok (Yam) faces competition from his godsons. At the same time, Jimmy (Koo) looks to increase his business relations with mainland China.

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Louis Koo, Simon Yam, Nick Cheung
Mad Detective (2007)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer.

Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai
Stars: Ching Wan Lau, Andy On, Ka Tung Lam
Exiled (2006)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A friendship is formed between an ex-gangster, and two groups of hitmen - those who want to protect him and those who were sent to kill him.

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Nick Cheung, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Francis Ng
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A cop is forced into early retirement due to retinal damage. But after witnessing a bank robbery along with a female inspector - who believes he has acute senses - they team up in hope to solve the case.

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Andy Lau, Sammi Cheng, Kerry Chan
Triangle (2007)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Told in three 30-minute segments, three friends seek out the buried treasure of a mysterious stranger.

Directors: Ringo Lam, Johnnie To, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Louis Koo, Simon Yam, Honglei Sun
Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman). Initially, they're on opposing sides - the invisible Ching is kidnapping ... See full summary »

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Anita Mui, Maggie Cheung
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Ka-Fai Wai
Stars: Ching Wan Lau, Francis Ng, Tat-Ming Cheung
Election (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Rival gang leaders are locked in a struggle to become the new chairman of Hong Kong's Triad society.

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Louis Koo, Suet Lam, Tony Ka Fai Leung
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Tat-Chi Yau
Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Carman Lee, Woo-min Byeon
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Sammi Cheng plays Mimi Mo, a young exchange student to Japan who met and fell in love with a budding pianist, Kurokawa, played by Rikiya Kurokawa. Kurokawa eventually leaves to study music ... See full summary »

Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai
Stars: Andy Lau, Sammi Cheng, Rikiya Kurokawa
Loving You (1995)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Chi-Shing Chiu, Yuet-Ming Chiu, Kwok-Ping Choi
Wu yen (2001)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Directors: Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai
Stars: Ho-Yin Wong, Sammi Cheng, Anita Mui
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Jack
...
Martin (as Lau Ching Wan)
Fiona Leung ...
Fiona
YoYo Mung ...
Yoyo
Henry Fong ...
Mr. Fong (as Fong Ping)
Shi-Kwan Yen ...
Mr. Yam (as Yam Sai Koon)
Keiji Sato ...
(as Sato Keiji)
Michael Lam
Bun Yuen ...
Bo (as Yuen Bun)
Ping Cheung
Suet Lam ...
(as Lam Suet)
Chi-Shing Chiu
Ching Ting Law ...
(as Lu Ching Ting)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Philip Keung
Wing-cheong Law
Edit

Storyline

Jack and Martin are members of rival Chinese triads in the middle of a gang war. Both of their gang leaders like to get advice from a fortune teller living in Thailand. On one such trip, Martin's gang ambushes Jack's at a Thai hotel. There is a spectacular shootout, in which both Martin and Jack are severely wounded. The leader of Jack's gang was at the hotel, unlike Martin's, and escapes. Afterwards, both gang leaders, Mr. Fong of Martin's and Mr. Yam of Jack's, go to a general and make peace. Meanwhile, both Jack and Martin are hospitalized. Martin's legs are amputated, and his girlfriend whores herself in order to get them back into Hong Kong... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Crime | Action

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

30 September 1998 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

A Hero Never Dies  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Boundless (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A Lot of Shooting
7 April 1999 | by (San Jose) – See all my reviews

This movie was kind of ridiculous. It's about two gangs that fight each other. Each of the gang's best members got kicked out (in a shoot-out, of course). One gets shot a lot of times, the other loses his legs. This teaches us a valuable lesson, don't get shot. They both survive. One vows for revenge on his boss, the other for his boss. There are many violent gun fights, they're a little ridiculous (get shot? no problem, just keep shooting back!).

7/10


1 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
song Cherry_Blossom_Girl
Trailer daros84
Discuss A Hero Never Dies (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?