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

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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:
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Jack
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Match
Sam Lee ...
Alien
Grace Yip ...
Y2K
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Inspector Chan
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Daniel
Tôru Nakamura ...
Akatora
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Tooth
Francis Ng ...
Lok
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Haze
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
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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

The police station was actually shot on the fifth floor of West Island School in Hong Kong. The meeting room is actually the study room of the upper school area, and it also doubles as the infirmary. Other scenes take place right outside of that room. In fact you can see the blue lockers in the background. 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 Men in Black (1997) See more »

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You Can't Stop Me
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Sung by Nicholas Tse, Stephen Fung, Sam Lee
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An Up and Coming Star in Nicholas Tse
20 July 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Almost ten years after the impressive debut of Benny Chan, comes this erratic action film that does have a few bright spots. Response piece to the Andy Lau breakthrouh feature, Tian Ruo You Qing/Moment of Romance(1990). A more light and humorous film than A Moment of Romance(1990) which was a tragedy. The humor in here ranges to very funny to very bad. One actor that stands out in his performance is singer and actor, Nicholas Tse.

Tejing Xinrenlei/Gen X Cops(1999) represents the new generation of performers in Hong Kong Cinema today. Eric Tsang has the thankless role of Inspector Chan. The action scenes are high tech but not as impressive as action during the hayday of Hong Kong cinema. Nicholas Tse is a cross between Andy Lau and Leslie Cheung in his acting style. Will be known in the future years more for his cast than for the movie itself.


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