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New Police Story (2004)
"San ging caat goo si" (original title)

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A hero cop accidentally leads his team into a trap from which he is the only survivor. Drowning his guilt in booze, he is eventually assigned a new younger partner who turns out to have his own secrets.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Zheng Xiaofeng / Frank Cheng Siu-fung
Mak Bau ...
Negotiator
Tak-Bun Wong ...
Robber (as Wong Tak Bun)
Winnie Leung ...
Female hostage
Wai-Leung Kwok ...
Male hostage (as Eric Kwok)
Deep Ng ...
Rocky, Wing's team member
Ken Lo ...
Kwong, Wing's team member (as Kenneth Low)
Tony Ho ...
Chui, Wing's team member
Timmy Hung ...
Tin Ming - Wing's team member (as Hung Tin Ming)
Tin Chiu Hung ...
Chiu - Wing's team member (as Hung Tin Chiu)
Carl Ng ...
Carl, Wing's team member
Andrew Lin ...
Hoi, Wing's team member
Samuel Pang ...
Sam, Wing's team member
Philip Ng ...
Phillip, Wing's team member
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Storyline

Inspector Wing of the Hong Kong Police Force has become the victim of a gang, led by the evil Joe. When his entire team is killed, Wing becomes a hapless drunk, feeling guilty for the deaths of his team. A young man with a troubled past pretends to be a police officer working on the case with Wing, to get him back on his feet and begin an adventure to get revenge on the evil Joe and his Gang of Five, especially when it becomes personal. Written by Ninja01

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24 September 2004 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Xin jing cha gu shi  »

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Budget:

HKD 80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$291,311 (France) (22 July 2005)

Gross:

$835,309 (Europe) (22 July 2005)
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Jackie Chan himself filmed an explosion scene. When the fiery police car came sliding dangerously close, the crew jumped out of the way and tried to pull Jackie out of harm's way. But Jackie yelled, "No! Don't run!" and continued filming what turned out to be a spectacular piece of action. See more »

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Well Made Action Movie
3 December 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

'New Police Story' shows how top production values, a well-known cast, a fine action director and a great director of photography can turn a pretty moronic screenplay into an entertaining action movie. One way to see the fine job done here is to compare Nicholas Tse's performance here in a pivotal role to the part he played in 'Goddess of Mercy,' an HK movie involving police made in mainland China. In that movie Tse played his role as a bad guy as if he were overdue for a dialysis treatment, unsmiling and shabby looking. In 'New Police Story' he is full of life, playing a key role that initiates much of the action. Charlene Choi, in a supporting role as an HK police woman, also helps keep the action moving (without overdoing the perkiness). If Jackie Chan wants to play serious his role as an inspector whose life has gone on the skids, he has the sense not to overdo it after an early scene where he is so drunk he throws up in an alley. As a star vehicle for Jackie Chan, 'New Police Story' does the job. Next time, though, Jackie should make the villains more believable.


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