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Gen-X Cops 2: Metal Mayhem (2000)
"Te jing xin ren lei 2" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  14 December 2000 (Hong Kong)
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After a lethal American attack robot, RS1, is unleashed onto the mean streets of Hong Kong, Asia's funkiest crime-fighting team, the Gen-Y Cops, find themselves on the wrong side of the law... See full summary »

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After a lethal American attack robot, RS1, is unleashed onto the mean streets of Hong Kong, Asia's funkiest crime-fighting team, the Gen-Y Cops, find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Their latest member, Edison, is accused of stealing RS1, and forced to go on the run. Gen-Y cops Match and Alien must find him before maverick FBI agent Ian Curtis does. Another member of the FBI unit, Jane (Maggie Q), becomes convinced of Edison's innocence. They discover that the real villain of the piece is Edison's old friend, Kurt, the warped genius who created RS1, and now follows his own deadly agenda... Written by Anonymous

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Jackie Chan had no involvement with the sequel. His name was used in the American title as an attempt to attract a western audience. See more »

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Ian: Roseanne Barr Arnold will be President of the United States before you two punks see the light of day.
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Interesting no-brainer
13 March 2004 | by (England) – See all my reviews

A robot, on a killing spree? Cheap DVD? Sounds interesting to me. Welcome to the strange world of the y-gen cops. The y-gen cops are basically match and alien two unconventional cops. (Think great teacher Onizuka but more annoying.) These two idiots always manage to save the day in the most unusual way. For example whilst on a stakeout they use a cellphone to call for backup, only remembering in the nick of time they had accidently picked up the bomb phone. Thus destroying there ferrari. Both speak English, well kinda anyway. They try to speak English throughout most of the movie but what they say just comes out as lame. As this was a chinese movie I was surprised that most of the film is English. Incredibly as far as I can tell it was not a dub!! Although when they do speak chinese it is subtitled, well when the filmakers can be bothered to. Sometimes they speak entire sentences and no subtitles come up!

Anyway getting past all this basically the R-1 robot is to be sold to the highest bidder. The R-1 is an almost indestructable machine which is loaded with weaponry. The hong kong police and the FBI want it back before any damage is caused. But this is y-gen police, I doubt thats gonna happen! What follows is a large number of action sequences which can be pretty thrilling at times. Especcialy the ending. If you just wanted a film that you could just sit down to and have a good time, y-gen cops is probably it. Although, beware my the movie on my DVD came in full screen and not widescreen which can be rather distracting at times, but by the end of the film you should be used to it.

I find it hard to rate y-gen me and this film have a love-hate relationship. The voices annoy me, the action scenes excite me. So I'm going to give it a: 6 out of ten


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