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The Accidental Spy (2001)
"Te wu mi cheng" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Thriller  |  18 January 2001 (Hong Kong)
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This action movie unfolds with the story of Bei, a salesman at a workout equipment store, who harbors dreams of adventures. It all starts when on one normal dull day, Bei follows his ... See full summary »

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Many Liu
Vivian Hsu ...
Yong
Min Kim ...
Carmen Wong (as Kim Min Jeong)
Hsing-kuo Wu ...
Lee Sang-Zen (as Wu Hsing Kuo)
Murat Yilmaz ...
Celik
Alfred Cheung ...
Cheung the Lawyer
Lillian Ho ...
Candice
Tat-Ming Cheung ...
Tsui / Stan
Vincent Kok ...
Moving Worker
Poon Hang Sen ...
Rich Man
Paulyn Sun ...
Rich Man's Wife
Ping Ha ...
Cleaning Lady (as Ha Ping)
Ken Chang ...
Cop at Mall
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This action movie unfolds with the story of Bei, a salesman at a workout equipment store, who harbors dreams of adventures. It all starts when on one normal dull day, Bei follows his instincts to trail two suspicious looking men into an alley. When he realizes that these men are robbing a jewelry store, he jumps into action to foil their plans. Soon after Bei meets Liu, a private investigator who convinces Bei that he may be the long-lost son of a rich Korean businessman. In no time, Bei is on his way to fulfill his dreams of adventure and fortune travelling to Korea and even exotic Turkey. As Bei is drawn deeper into the game of cat and mouse, he realizes he has become the key to locating a lung cancer virus. With an assortment of characters fighting him along the way, will Bei succeed in finding the virus himself? Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for strong action violence, some drug content and nudity | See all certifications »

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18 January 2001 (Hong Kong)  »

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Espía por accidente  »

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Budget:

HKD 200,000,000 (estimated)

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SGD 2,100,000 (Singapore)
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Trivia

There were plans to do a sequel which never materialized. See more »

Goofs

When Buck's SUV pushes the Hyundai Sonata backwards into the pond, a cast member is visible briefly on the right side of the screen attempting to jump out of the way. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the outtakes, Buck accepts a mission in Verona, Italy. He sets someone up to get arrested. See more »

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Referenced in Rush Hour 2 (2001) See more »

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Gong Don Ci
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Written by Liu Xue An and Cao Xue Qin
Performed by Vivian Hsu
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Enjoyable Jackie Chan Nonsense.
31 January 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

That unfairly never made it to the Cinemas (well in the UK anyway) probably because most of the dialogue is dubbed into English. There is more than enough action, with countless breathtaking stunts (Mainly performed by Chan himself) The bad Guys though are very much underused - so you never really feel Jackie's life is in danger. Otherwise a very good Chan Movie that's a must watch for his fans

My rating 8/10


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