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San ging chaat goo si (2004)

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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Mak Bau ...
Negotiator
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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)
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Chui, Wing's team member
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Tin Ming - Wing's team member (as Hung Tin Ming)
Tin Chiu Hung ...
Chiu - Wing's team member (as Hung Tin Chiu)
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Carl, Wing's team member
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Hoi, Wing's team member
Samuel Pang ...
Sam, Wing's team member
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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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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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24 September 2004 (Hong Kong)  »

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Xin jing cha gu shi  »

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Budget:

HKD 80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$715,319 (Hong Kong), 1 October 2004, Limited Release

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,017,558
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Contains connections to previous "Police Story" films. A double-decker action scene is reminiscent of a similar sequence in Police Story 2. Two character's a last name in 'Police Story' franchise and 'New Police Story' is Insp. Chan. See more »

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When we see the police hanging from the ropes from above, the ropes are visibly not under tension, showing that the actors are actually supported by safety lines. See more »

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[Chan has just knocked a goon out cold]
Zheng Xiaofeng: [Stops fighting and looks at Chan's handiwork] Oh! That's my man!
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NEW POLICE STORY packs a violent confrontation between Jackie and an evil young bunch
27 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

This stirring story about the cop named Chang Wing of the Hong Kong precinct is well played by Jackie Chan. When his police buddies are chased by a wicked criminal band , Wing turns into an unfortunate boozer. A youth allegedly police inspector helps him to track down the gang of five commanded by nasty Joe. Then Chan looks for vengeance against the ominous villains at a cat and mouse game.

This exciting movie is crammed of action-packed, breathtaking stunt-work and lots of violence.Jackie Chan is top notch as one army man fighting a group of heinous criminals and as always he makes his own stunts like is showed on the final fake-shots. Awesome,incredible stunts and brief comic touches, as usual ; the picture is better constructed than its predecessor. The lighting-paced storyline slows down at times because the runtime is overlong, two hours and some, but frenetic action sequences make up for it. Spotlights movie include Jackie jumping over a bus , furthermore dangling and downing a skyscraper, among others. This is a phenomenal action movie distinguished by nicely cinematography of the spectacular sequences , though contain lesser sense of humor than previous entries. However while the former outings Jackie teamed up to prestigious actresses and fine action stars in their own right ,like Maggie Cheung and Michelle Khan , at this film his parternaire is unknown. The first version titled ¨Police story(1985)¨ directed by the same Jackie Chan was a perfect action film for enthusiastic of the genre; the following was ¨Police story 2(1988)¨also pretty violent and with abundant humor touches. It's followed by ¨Supercop¨ directed by Stanley Tong and finally, ¨Police story IV : Crime story. Rating : Good, the picture has its sensational moments , mostly provided by its agile star, the great Jackie Chan.


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