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PTU (2003)

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Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Maggie Siu ...
Kat (as Maggie Shiu)
Suet Lam ...
Sergeant Lo Sa (as Lam Suet)
Ruby Wong ...
Inspector Leigh Cheng
Ho-Yin Wong ...
Supervisor Wong (as Raymond Wong)
Eddy Ko ...
Eye Ball (as Ko Hung)
Hoi-Pang Lo ...
Bald Head (as Loi Hoi Pang)
Jerome Fung ...
Sergeant Fung
Frank Michael Liu ...
Triad (as Frank Liu)
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Pou-Soi Cheang ...
Undercover cop
Chi Ping Cheung ...
Insp. Chan's subordinate
Kenneth Cheung ...
PTU Orderly
Chi-Shing Chiu ...
Ponnytail
Roderick Lam ...
Mike's team member
Ching Ting Law ...
Robber in final shootout
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Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.

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Into the Perilous Night...

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

17 April 2003 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

PTU: Police Tactical Unit  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$156,712 (Hong Kong) (18 April 2003)

Gross:

$362,671 (Hong Kong) (2 May 2003)
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Sergeant Mike Ho: Everyone in uniforms are brothers.
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Followed by Tactical Unit - No Way Out (2008) See more »

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PTU is hk cinema at its best
24 September 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

PTU is undoubtly one of To's best work to date, to me, it's as good as The Mission, with a more developed Johny To touch in it. and for me the best John To film has to be Running Out Of Time. i'd like to point out that PTU is a Johny To's "personal" work, meaning that it's solely produced and distributed by his own production company - MilkyWay Image, and there have only been 2 other movies that are considered Milkyway Image films, or Johny To's personal works, one is 1999's Running Out Of Time, and one is The Misson, he's stated that he'd only make one in about every 3 years(numerous times), in his career he's done a lot of movies, but they are mostly block busters. so if you are interested in other movies by him, just know that they are not really the kind of movies he want to make.


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