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18 June 1999 (Hong Kong) See more »
The "Generation X Cops" are four young officers of the Hong Kong Police, joined together to fight against organised crime using all possible means... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Sometimes annoying but the action scenes save this movie from total disaster. See more (41 total) »


  (in credits order)

Nicholas Tse ... Jack

Stephen Fung ... Match
Sam Lee ... Alien
Grace Yip ... Y2K

Eric Tsang ... Inspector Chan

Daniel Wu ... Daniel
Tôru Nakamura ... Akatora

Terence Yin ... Tooth

Francis Chun-Yu Ng ... Lok (as Francis Ng)

Jaymee Ong ... 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
Vivian Lee ... Disco girl
Keiji Sato ... Akatora's thug
Ho-Ying Sin ... Lok's thug
Jackie Wong ... Sergeant

Ka Tung Lam ... Dinosaur
Alan Mak ... Correctional Officer
Yiu-Cheung Lai ... Inspector Tang

Bradley James Allan ... Akatora's Thug (as Brad Allan)
Yuk Wah Cheung
Mo-Chan Chik ... SDU
Joey Choi ... Lina Chow
Siu-Kei Chu
Chris Collins ... Yanni's Thug
Mike Hashizume ... Akatora's Thug
Sing Kwong Lai
Alannah Lam ... Assistant Chief Police Officer
Tak-Shing Lam
Losa ... Disco Dancer
Joe Man ... Police Cadet
Hideri Meiken ... Mr. Shimada

Alannah Ong
David John Saunders ... Terrorist (as David Saunders)

Robert Sparks ... Mr. Yanni
Kenji Tanigaki ... Terrorist
Jackie Tse ... Disco Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chun Han ... Gunman

Jackie Chan ... Poor Fisherman (uncredited)
Rocky Lai ... Akatora's Thug (uncredited)
Dave Taylor ... Board room agent (uncredited)
Jack Wai-Leung Wong ... Shooter (uncredited)
Joey Yau ... M.C. (uncredited)

Directed by
Benny Chan 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Benny Chan  writer
Koan Hui  writer
Yee-Wah Lee  writer
Bey Logan  English dialogue
Peter Tsi  screenplay

Produced by
Benny Chan .... producer
Jackie Chan .... executive producer
Willie Chan .... executive producer
John Chong .... producer
Thomas Chung .... executive producer
Solon So .... producer
Original Music by
Nathan Wang 
Cinematography by
Arthur Wong 
Film Editing by
Ka-Fai Cheung 
Production Design by
Bruce Yu 
Costume Design by
Bruce Yu 
Art Department
Sung Pong Choo .... storyboarding
Gary Young .... model builder
Sound Department
Michael Hoffman .... sound effects editor
Mark Kenna .... consultant: Dolby film sound (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Kam Tong Fok .... special effects
Bruce Law .... special effects coordinator
Yan-Lam Lee .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Sam Nicholson .... visual effects supervisor
Dianna Oliva-Day .... visual effects supervisor
Michael Huitron Lynch .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Wah Cheung .... stunts (as Johnny Cheung)
Chun Han .... stunts (as Hon Chun)
Sing Kwong Lai .... stunts (as Lai Shing Kong)
Bruce Law .... car stunt coordinator
Bradley James Allan .... stunt double: Nicholas Tse and Eric Tsang (uncredited)
Bradley James Allan .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Bruce Khan .... stunts (uncredited)
Rocky Lai .... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Wai-Leung Wong .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Chin-cheng Fung .... electrician
Jimmy Wong .... Steadicam operator
Jimmy Wong .... camera operator
Editorial Department
Mike Stanwick .... color timer
Music Department
Shung Tak Cheung .... composer: theme music
Other crew
Jackie Chan .... presenter
David Criden .... director of adr: English
Chung Chi Li .... action director

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dak ging san yan lui" - Hong Kong (original title)
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Rated R for violence and language
Japan:113 min | Argentina:113 min | Hong Kong:114 min
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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 »
Continuity: 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 »
Akatora:History belongs to the winner and I will win.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Film Geek (2005)See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Sometimes annoying but the action scenes save this movie from total disaster., 31 August 2001
Author: Wilson W from Castro Valley

I've seen Nicholas Tse recently in Tsui Hark's "Time and Tide" and was very impressed with his performance. He's one of the few Hong Kong pop actors that are making a fine transition into acting than compared to some others (IE. the horrible Ekin Cheng). I saw this movie a few days ago and I have mix reactions to this movie. This movie had a mixture of English, Japanese, and Cantonese. Oh this review is on both the dubbed and subtitled versions.

First, I'll go with the flaws. The story was too Hollywood for me. How many movies have we seen a group of criminals steal a nuclear bomb and it's up to the heroes to save the city from mass destruction? Way too many times. The dialogue was just so cliche. For example after a criminal betrays his own boss for money "It's about money right? It's part of the game, you know that!" Some of the actors are just really bad like Sam Lee's character Alien, you swear you'll start to think this man has soon too many Jim Carrey movies. Also there was too many episodic character developments like it jumped from a brother and brother, to a cop and a criminal with morals, a son of a criminal who wants revenge on another criminal...and so on. Still with me?

Now for the bright spots of the movie. The action sequences are just kinetic! Fast cuts, people diving and shooting at the same time, stand offs, Kung Fu scenes, and anything you can think of for a Hong Kong action movie. The women in the movie are some good eye candy, if you know what I'm saying. Nicholas Tse does a good job, not as good as he did in Time and Tide, but since this is his earlier work, you see his potential. The actor who played Akatora was impressive even sometimes his thick Japanese accent would make you miss some of his English words. In the musical note, there was this great Hong Kong punk song at the end of the credits that was pretty catchy.

So even with mix reactions, do I recommend this movie? Well it depends. If you're looking for a good popcorn movie this would be it. If you're looking for a smart action movie that reminds you of a John Woo movie? This wouldn't be it. So whatever you choose, just look for the amazing shootouts and a promising actor name Nicholas Tse.

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