Gen-X Cops (1999)
"Dak ging san yan lui" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller, Comedy  |  18 June 1999 (Hong Kong)
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The "Generation X Cops" are four young officers of the Hong Kong Police, joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Lee ...
Grace Yip ...
Inspector Chan
Tôru Nakamura ...
Francis Ng ...
Moses Chan ...
Superindentent To (as Chan Ho)
Ken Lo ...
Inspector Wing (as Low Houi Kang)
Bey Logan ...
SDU Commander
Irene Luk ...
Lok's girl
Tracy Wong ...
Lok's girl


The "Generation X Cops" are four young officers of the Hong Kong Police, joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law... Their first assignement: eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a shipload of explosives. Written by Laurens Koehoorn <>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »


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HKD 30,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


After the fight in Daniel's bar, Match asks Alien why he disabled a gun he'd taken from one of Daniel's thugs instead of using it, to which Alien responds that that's what Jackie Chan always does. Jackie Chan is one of the film's producers and has a small appearance at the end of the film. See more »


In a meeting early in the movie, the discussion is interrupted by Chan's belated entrance. As Chan takes his seat, we see computer screens behind him. Between shots, these screens change three times though everyone in the room is seated at the table and the people nearest the computers are facing away from the keyboards. See more »


Match: [to Jack] You gotta stop thinking with your dick!
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Next Generation Rocks
3 October 2000 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best HK films to come out in 1999. The three leads, Nicholas Tse, Stephen Fung, and Sam Lee gave their all as Jack, Match, and Alien. Explosive gunfights combined with martial arts combat were awesome!!! Daniel Wu was a bit wasted in my opinion. They should have had his fight in the film. Nevertheless, Jackie's cameo was a riot in the end. I never expected to see him in the film, but 2 members of his Sing Ga Ban (Bradley Allan, Ken Lo) made appearances. This is a must see for new and old fans of the action genre.

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