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Heroic Duo (2003)
"Shuang xiong" (original title)

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Ken Lee dated girlfriend Brenda but the love isn't strong enough. Jack Lai married Mandy (Chui Jing Lui), police friend (Wong Tak Ban) killed by Jack's boss. Jack was a professor of a ... See full summary »

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Jack Lai / Soeng-Zing Lai
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Ken Li / Man-Kit Lee
Francis Ng ...
Yeung-Hoi Au
Kar Yan Lam ...
Brenda
Jinglei Xu ...
Mandy Cheuk
Anson Leung ...
Tom
Rico Kwok ...
Zhi (as Kwok Nik-Hang)
Ho-Yin Wong ...
Officer Yeung
Samuel Pang ...
Chi (as King-Chi Pang)
Hing-Yin Kam ...
Commander Wong
Cheung-Ching Mak ...
Commander Lau
Tak-Bun Wong ...
Kwok-Leung Cheung
Ho-Sun Lee ...
Wong Man-Kit
Frank Michael Liu ...
A Team (as Chung Kei Lau)
Ming Nam Po ...
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Ken Lee dated girlfriend Brenda but the love isn't strong enough. Jack Lai married Mandy (Chui Jing Lui), police friend (Wong Tak Ban) killed by Jack's boss. Jack was a professor of a University, but his busy work makes Jack to neglect Mandy. One day, Jack's friend came to his home and wish to rape Mandy, Mandy killed him. Jack returned to home, Mandy cried why can't he always appear to herself when she need him. Jack admitted that the man was killed by him so that Mandy became innocent. But Jack's boss caught Mandy. Grace, widow of Jack's police friend, with her two children, were locked with Mandy. Jack taught the criminals with psychology in his jailed period. One day, Ken visited the criminals and met Jack. Jack told Ken to treasure his lover. Jack drew a picture to Ken, which was sunset and sea, but it was drew specially in SOS sign. Ken didn't understand Jack when he got Jack's picture. Jack told Ken about his own boss who capture Mandy from him, and Ken brought his crew members... Written by Pete_Sampras

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an okay movie.... when you suspend disbelief to the fullest
6 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

the movies starts off with quit an interesting way. Then slowly and slowly they hit you with plot holes! The premise is interesting it's like a duel between hypnotists to see who can hypnotise people better. Thats what i liked about it, but the story was so executed weird and unrealistic there isn't really any credibility left for the movie except with exceptional actors, potential, and a interesting premise. Near the beginning you had some real interesting ideas, like where the hypnotist left clues for the police. I never suspected that and that was a great twist but right in the middle your bumped with this major plothole of why and how they can preform working together without any communication whatsoever.

If only the story was better.

anyways another great thing i found about the movie is that though the drama is cookiecuttered it's romantic and it's interesting and it had chemistry, especially the love story about the hypnotist and his wife.

overall 5/10 rent it if you must watch it. i do not recommend this to anybody but people who are just bored and have nothing else to do but to watch a decent movie


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