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Tokyo Raiders (2000)

Dong jing gong lüe (original title)
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Is anyone who he says he is in this caper that moves from Hong Kong and Las Vegas to Tokyo? Ken doesn't show up in Vegas for his wedding; his disconsolate bride, Macy, heads home for Hong ... See full summary »

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Yung
Kelly Chen ...
Macy
Cecilia Cheung ...
Saori
Tôru Nakamura ...
Takahashi
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Takeshi Ito
Kumiko Endô ...
Naomi
Maju Ozawa ...
Yukiko
Yûko Moriyama ...
Miyuki
Minami Shirakawa ...
Sayuri
Pauline Yam
Takeshi Yamato ...
Akakawa
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Yumi (as Kô Shibasaki)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kamoi Anzuji
Reila Aphrodite
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Is anyone who he says he is in this caper that moves from Hong Kong and Las Vegas to Tokyo? Ken doesn't show up in Vegas for his wedding; his disconsolate bride, Macy, heads home for Hong Kong and finds John, an interior decorator, waiving a check of Ken's that has bounced. She leaves immediately for Tokyo to find her businessman boyfriend, and John tags along. Ken's flat is teeming with members of the Ito gang, who are also looking for Ken. John and Macy escape, with the help of a crew of look-alike cuties who work for Lin, who claims to be a private investigator. He too is looking for Ken. Where is Ken, why has he disappeared, and who will find him first? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts action/violence | See all certifications »
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28 January 2000 (Hong Kong)  »

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At one point, Yung ( Ekin Cheng) asks Saori ( Cecilia Cheung) if she's really Japanese. This is a little in-joke with the filmmakers, since Saori is played by a Chinese actress. See more »

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Followed by Seoul Raiders (2005) See more »

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Bizarre, to say the least!
7 August 2001 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Well, the DVD came out here in the UK, without any announcement, and I hadn't heard of it, so having enjoyed Tony Leung in titles like "Bullet In The Head" and "Hard-Boiled" (both John Woo films), I thought I'd give this a try. All I can say, is that it's bizarre, to say the least!

Part James Bond, part Mission Impossible, and part modern-day action/comedy ala "Indiana Jones", it's essentially a crime-caper story about one man's attempt to blackmail a Mob Boss. It will not be to everyones fancy, that's for sure, but those who stick with it, will have an enjoyable little HK action movie.

It's not what you'd expect, but it is an interesting title to watch, although some viewers may well give-up on it, before watching the entire movie. Considering that only the 97 minute edit was released here, it would be interesting to see the longer 2-hour cut, as seen in Australia, et al.

The best-bit, without a doubt, is the motorised-skateboard/BMX bike chase! Very wacky, and very funny, and very, very cool!


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