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1 March 2001 (Hong Kong) See more »
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The undercover cop game,HK style. See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Eric Tsang ... Yum King Tin

Daniel Wu ... Mike
Suki Kwan ... Pauline
Shu Tong Wong ... Yiu
Frankie Chi-Hung Ng ... Nam
Suet Lam ... Ho
Tony Ho ... Chick
Anya ... Gee
Chi Fai Chan ... Nathan
Fung Kwok ... Ji
Chi Yeung Wong ... Benny
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mo-Chan Chik

Directed by
Marco Mak 
 
Produced by
Bowie Lau .... associate producer
Ka Hee Wong .... associate producer (as Lawrence Wong)
 
Original Music by
Kin Law  (as Lincoln Lo)
 
Cinematography by
Tony Miu 
 
Film Editing by
Angie Lam 
Marco Mak 
 
Art Direction by
Che Kiu Lam  (as Eric Lam)
 
Costume Design by
William Fung 
 
Makeup Department
Eric Cheung .... hair stylist
Vincci Woo .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sze Ting Chan .... unit production manager
Irene Kong .... production manager
Kannex Wong .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wai Hung Chan .... assistant director (as Chan Wai Hung)
Irene Tang .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Lung Wah Hui .... prop coordinator
 
Sound Department
Po Wing Ho .... assistant sound recordist
Cheung Ping Keung .... dubbing coordinator
Jamas Tse .... location sound recorder
Kuo-Hua Wu .... sound effects (as Ng Kwok Wah)
 
Special Effects by
Shui Tin Chi .... special effects (as Chi Shui Tin)
 
Stunts
Kai-Tong Chan .... car stunts
Yuk-Sing Ma .... action coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mak Kwok Kay .... gaffer
Hoi Man Mak .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yun Mei Man .... wardrobe coordinator (as Man Yun Mei)
 
Other crew
Siu Yuk Fong .... catering
Jerry Keung .... production assistant
Yuk-Sing Ma .... martial arts director (as Ma Yu Sing)
Chee Wai Man .... continuity
Frankie Chi-Hung Ng .... consultant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ji fat faan fat" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Know the Law, Break the Law" - Hong Kong (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
USA:89 min | Hong Kong:102 min
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Quotes:
Maddie:[to himself, while he is climbing the roof to escape from the police] The cops are stupid. Should I jump down? It's not a movie. Nuts!See more »
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References The Untouchables (1987)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The undercover cop game,HK style., 14 March 2002
Author: monkeypunch from Nova Scotia, Canada

This is different then the usual undercover cop movie.The main character starts off as a normal HK cop working the beat until he decides to follow a suspicious character into a cafe, the guy who they are following freaks and a gun fight ensues resulting in a lot of bloodshed. The guy who they were following was a nobody in the eyes of the triads and gets away due to the fact that the main character is in shock to see what he has just done. He hates his salary as a patrol man and can't even afford to take his girlfriend out to dinner,he becomes involved with a triad boss and is given the choice to go undercover. Now this is where it is different instead of the viewer being forced to view the cliched bring the bad guys down and take them to justice, the viewer gets to see a man fly high and not want to come down. During the film we often bump in to the crook he chased into the cafe at the beginning of the movie he screws him over every time which effects him seriously at the end of the film( I won't spoil). There are many fresh situations that are new and creative for example when the main character first gets involved with the triads he is sent on a mission to rescue his in debt gambling addicted wife from crooks in Macau who will only let her go if he has sex with her and gives them a good show.The acting is excellent,good plot (especially the sub story between he head triad and his wife).I give the film ****/**** for originality that never ceased to amaze me, a great HK film.

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