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Gen-X Cops (1999)

Dak ging san yan lui (original title)
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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Inspector Chan
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Tooth
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Lok
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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
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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 law... Their first assignement: eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a shipload of explosives. Written by Laurens Koehoorn <laurens.koehoorn@planetinternet.be>

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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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Trivia

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 »

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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 »

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Match: [to Jack] You gotta stop thinking with your dick!
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References The Rock (1996) See more »

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You Can't Stop Me
Written by Stephen Fung
Sung by Nicholas Tse, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee
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Horrible, Boring, Terrible, DO NOT WATCH
28 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie totally SUCKED! I was SHOCKED! I rented this movie because Jackie Chan produced it, and I figured I was in for a real action movie, Jackie Chan style. What I got was a load of slop! I kept waiting for the movie to get better and it never did. There are NO Jackie Chan style action sequences. The story is paper thin. The fat, stupid cop named "Chan," is a character for whom the audience is supposed to feel sorry, but you hate him just as much as the characters in the movie do! They are all making fun of him and you have to agree with them! He is not likable. Neither are the Gen X cops! They are just a bunch of punks. I would have liked to have seen at least ONE Jackie Chan style fight scene, but there wasn't any to be found.

At the end of the movie, Jackie Chan makes a cameo as a fisherman. He tells the three young punks, "When I was your age, I was stronger, faster, and better." That line sums up this movie! It is totally true! Not only was Jackie better when he was younger, he still IS better and he is more than twice the age of the stars of this movie! They did not display ANY talent worth watching.

As if that wasn't enough, the plot and dialogue were absolutely awful. This is nothing but cheap, poorly written crap. I hated this movie and I am sorry I rented it. This movie is not up to standard for a Jackie Chan project. Avoid at all costs!


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