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3 February 2005 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Tony Chiu Wai Leung ... Lam
Richie Ren ... Owen Lee (as Richie Jen)

Qi Shu ... J.J. (as Shu Qi)
James Kim ... Black Bear

Jung-Jin Lee ... Jeon (as Jung Jin)
Meme Tian ... Kim
Saki Seto ... Saya
Yeo-jin Choi ... Choi Sun Ah (as Choi Yei Jin)
Su-Hyun Jo ... Lee Youn Mi (as Jo Su Hyun)
Ji-hyoung Lee ... Police Captain (as Lee Ji Hyoung)
Joyce Cheung ... Lady in U.S. Embassy
Mathew Tang ... Police Commissioner Yam
Sasha Hou ... Policewoman
Hilary Yeung Sum Yee ... Policewoman
Seung-wan Do ... Model (as Do Seung Wan)
Eun-ae Goo ... Model (as Goo Eun Ae)
Ji-Young Woo ... Model (as Woo Ji Young)
Mi-hye Kim ... Model
Ji-Na Han ... Dancer (as Han Ji Na)
Sang Yong Kim ... Punk (as Kim Sang Yong)
Moon-Hwan Choi ... Punk (as Choi Moon Hwan)
Ji-suk Kim ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Kim Ji Suk)
Seung-kyo Jung ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Jung Seung Kyo)
Bong-il Kim ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Kim Bong Il)
Jin-tae Jeon ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Jeon Jin Tae)
Tae-Hwan Kim ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Kim Tae Hwan)
Young-min Joo ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Joo Young Min)
Yong-woon Kim ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Kim Yong Woon)
Si-eun Lee ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Lee Si Eun)
Myung-Seok Seo ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Seo Myung Seok)
Yong Dae ... Black Bear's Bouncer (as Dae Yong)
In-Hwan Jeon ... Counterfeit Plate Expert (as Jeon In Hwan)
Chris Ng ... Ka Keung
Hyung-soon Park ... Polar Bear (as Park Hyung Soon)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Choi-Nam Yip (as Alex Yip)
Ji-Yeon Park ... (uncredited)

Pete Spurrier ... US marine (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jingle Ma 
 
Writing credits
Jingle Ma (written by) &
Brian Chung (written by) (as Chung Wai Hung) &
Eric Lin (written by)

Jiaqiang Wu 
Weixiong Zhong 

Produced by
Zhuang Chen .... co-producer
John Chong .... executive producer
John Chong .... producer
Shoufang Dou .... executive producer (as Dou Shou Fang)
Lorraine Ho .... associate producer
Stephen Lam .... line producer
Sung-hoon Park .... line producer (as Park Sung Hoon)
Wai Sum Shia .... line producer (as Sum Shia Wai)
 
Original Music by
Tommy Wai 
 
Cinematography by
Kwok Hung Chan (director of photography) (as Chan Kwok Hung)
Jingle Ma (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Chi-Leung Kwong  (as Kong Chi Leung)
Zheng Zhiliang 
 
Art Direction by
Ying-Wah Cheung  (as Cheung Ying Wa)
Ahn Sung Hyun 
 
Set Decoration by
Jin-tae Kim 
 
Costume Design by
Dora Ng 
 
Makeup Department
Fung-yin Cheng .... makeup artist (as Cheng Fung Yin)
Min-sun Choi .... hair stylist: Korea (as Choi Min Sun)
Min-sun Choi .... makeup artist: Korea (as Choi Min Sun)
Sun-hee Kim .... assistant hair stylist: Korea (as Kim Sun Hee)
Sun-hee Kim .... assistant makeup artist: Korea (as Kim Sun Hee)
Wing-Shun Kwok .... hair stylist (as Kwok Wing Shun)
 
Production Management
Jae-Yong Kim .... production manager
Helen Li .... production manager
Pui-Ki Lun .... assistant production manager (as Lun Pui Ki)
Sung-ho Park .... unit manager: Korea (as Park Sung Ho)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Po Chun Chan .... second assistant director (as Chan Po Chun)
Lanbo Cheuk .... first assistant director
Bong-seok Choi .... third assistant director: Korea (as Choi Bong Seok)
In-Hwan Jeon .... first assistant director: Korea (as Jeon In Hwan)
Ki-young Kim .... second assistant director: Korea (as Kim Ki Young)
 
Art Department
Little B. .... storyboard artist (as Little B)
Kam-Wai Dung .... propsman (as Dung Kam Wai)
Kin Wah Ko .... propsman (as Ko Kin Wah)
Kwok On Lau .... propsman (as Lau Kwok On)
Kyu-ho Lee .... art team: Korea (as Lee Kyu Ho)
Chung Wai Ng .... props master (as Ng Chun Wai)
Hyun-sun Seo .... art team: Korea (as Seo Hyun Sun)
 
Sound Department
Chun Wang Au .... foley artist (as Au Chun Wan)
Man-Ho Chau .... sound effects editor (as Chau Man Ho)
Ngai Cheung .... dialogue: Mandarin (as Cheung Ngai)
Dae-Sung Choi .... location sound: Korea
Wing Hong Fung .... foley artist (as Fung Wing Hong)
Kyung-ho Kim .... boom operator: Korea (as Kim Kyung Ho)
Wai Hung Kwong .... foley artist (as Kwong Wai Hung)
Hon Chiu Lam .... foley artist (as Lam Hon Chiu)
Pui-Sze Soo .... dialogue editor (as Soo Pui Sze)
Pui-Sze Soo .... dialogue recordist (as Soo Pui Sze)
Burnard To .... foley recordist (as To Burnard)
Kinson Tsang .... re-recording mixer
Kinson Tsang .... sound designer
Tse Kin Wong .... foley recordist (as Wong Tsz Kin)
Henry Yam .... foley artist
Chun Hin Yiu .... sound effects editor (as Yiu Chun Hin)
George Lee Yiu-Keung .... re-recording mixer (as Lee Yiu Keung)
Chi Man Yu .... foley artist (as Yu Che Man)
Tomy Yu .... foley artist (as Tommy Yu)
Ting Yip Yuen .... dialogue editor (as Yuen Ting Yip)
Ting Yip Yuen .... dialogue recordist (as Yuen Ting Yip)
 
Special Effects by
Byung-ki Kim .... special effects: Korea (as Kim Byung Ki)
Ji-dong Kim .... special effects: Korea (as Kim Ji Dong)
Jung-hyuck Kim .... special effects: Korea (as Kim Jung Hyuck)
Mahn-sung Kim .... special effects: Korea (as Kim Mahn Sung)
Tae Yong Kim .... special effects: Korea
Joo-hwan Lee .... special effects: Korea (as Lee Joo Hwan)
Min-woo Lee .... special effects: Korea (as Lee Min Woo)
 
Visual Effects by
Miranda Chan .... computer animator
Nicco Chan .... senior computer animator (as Nicco Chen)
Huang Fei .... senior computer animator (as Fei Huang)
Francis Fung .... visual effects editor
Johnny He .... senior computer animator
Kim He .... computer animator
Brian Ho .... digital effects supervisor
Jean Hou .... visual effects coordinator
Kelvin Hou .... technical director: modeler
Garrett Lam .... technical director/compositor
Sunny Li .... computer animator
Yuen Chi Liu .... computer animator (as Liu Yuen Chi)
Sengs Sheng .... senior computer animator
Sam Sun .... computer animator
Randy Tse .... technical director: lighting and texture
Raymond Wong .... senior computer animator
Victor Wong .... visual effects supervisor
Daniel Wu .... computer animator
Joyce Wu .... visual effects coordinator
Juno Wu .... senior computer animator
May Xiong .... computer animator
Coco Xu .... senior computer animator
Ye .... computer animator
Yan Yuan .... senior computer animator (as Yan Yuan)
Jack Zhang .... computer animator
Jim Zhang .... computer animator
 
Stunts
Ju-lee Cho .... car stunt team: Korea (as Cho Ju Lee)
Sung-su Cho .... car stunt team: Korea (as Cho Sun Su)
Won-sik Cho .... car stunt team: Korea (as Cho Won Sik)
Hyung-woo Choi .... plane stunt helper: Korea (as Choi Hyung Woo)
Sun-Baek Hwang .... car stunt team: Korea (as Hwang Sun Baek)
Gi-soo Jeon .... stuntman: Korea (as Jeon Gi Soo)
Sang-gu Ji .... plant stunt supervisor: Korea (as Ji Sang Gu)
Hyuck-joon Jo .... plane stunt helper: Korea (as Jo Hyuck Joon)
Joo-hyun Jo .... stuntman: Korea (as Jo Joo Hyun)
Yeon-yi Jung .... plane stunt helper: Korea (as Jung Yeon Yi)
Yiu Man Kee .... stuntman (as Yiu Man Kee)
Sung-Bok Kim .... car stunt coordinator: Korea (as Kim Sung Bok)
Kung-ik Kwon .... car stunt team: Korea (as Kwon Kung Ik)
Rocky Lai .... stunts
Jin-sung Oh .... plane stunt helper: Korea (as Oh Jin Sung)
Young-sik Park .... stuntman: Korea (as Park Young Sik)
Ailen Sit .... stunt director
Tung So .... stuntman (as So Tung)
Chiu Yau Tang .... assistant stunt coordinator (as Tang Chiu Yau)
Seok-Jin Yoon .... stuntman: Korea (as Yoon Seok Jin)
Jung Yuen .... assistant stunt coordinator: Korea (as Won Jin)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kam-Chuen Chan .... still photographer (as Chan Kam Chuen)
Chi-Chung Cheung .... grip (as Cheung Chi Chung)
Fu-Sum Chiu .... grip (as Chiu Fu Sum)
Pui Lun Ho .... dolly (as Ho Pui Lun)
Il-Seob Hong .... assistant camera: Korea (as Hong Il Seob)
In-soo Jang .... cable man: Korea (as Jang In Soo)
Sae-kyo Jung .... assistant camera: Korea (as Jung Sae Kyo)
Man-Wai Lee .... electrician (as Lee Man Wai)
Siuming Lin .... electrician (as Lin Siu Ming)
Sang-wook Park .... electrician: Korea (as Park Sang Wook)
Siu-Ho Poon .... electrician (as Ho Siu Poon)
Ka-Kit Wong .... grip (as Wong Ka Kit)
Wai-Chuen Wong .... gaffer (as Wong Wai Chuen)
Kai Tin Yeung .... best boy (as Yeung Kai Tim)
Hee-kyu Yoon .... electrician: Korea (as Yoon Hee Kyu)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hyang-hee Kim .... wardrobe assistant: Korea (as Kim Hyang Hee)
Hyun-sook Kim .... wardrobe assistant: Korea (as Kim Hyun Sook)
Yong-geon Seoi .... special costume designer: Korea (as Seoi Yong Geon)
Kar Yan Yip .... assistant costume designer (as Karen Yip)
Eun-kyung Yoon .... wardrobe assistant: Korea (as Yoon Eun Kyung)
 
Editorial Department
Chi-Kong Wong .... color timer (as Wong Chi Kong)
 
Music Department
Supreeti Ansvananda .... musician: French horn (as Supreeti Ansramanda)
Stuart Essenhigh .... musician: trumpet
Jason Kong .... musician: bass trombone (as Kong Tze Man Jason)
Chun-Wai Liang .... musician: bass (as Liang Chun Wai)
Ambrose Lui .... orchestrator
Kitty Ng .... musician: saxophone
Anders Nyqvist .... musician: trumpet
Raymond Sin .... music production assistant
Joey Tang .... musician: guitar
Chung-Yin Wong .... musician: guitar (as Wong Chung Yin)
Niitsuma Yuko .... musician: trombone
 
Transportation Department
Ki-beom Hong .... driver: camera truck: Korea (as Hong Ki Beom)
Ki-ho Hong .... lighting truck driver: Korea (as Hong Ki Ho)
Nan-soo Jeon .... crew driver: Korea (as Jeon Nan Soo)
Bong-gag Kim .... crew driver: Korea (as Kim Bong Gag)
Sung-chul Kim .... art driver: Korea (as Kim Sung Chul)
Jae-hyuck Park .... driver: camera truck: Korea (as Park Jae Hyuck)
Ki-tae Park .... art driver: Korea (as Park Ki Tae)
Dae-guen Woo .... art driver: Korea (as Woo Dae Guen)
 
Other crew
Petty Cheng .... production accountant
Yuen Kan Cheng .... production coordinator (as Cheng Yuen Kan)
Hyae-rin Jo .... accountant: Korea (as Jo Hyae Rin)
Jung-hyun Joo .... production coordinator: Korea (as Joo Jung Hyun)
Eun-kyung Jung .... art interpreter: Korea (as Jung Eun Kyung)
Joo-hee Kim .... art interpreter: Korea (as Kim Joo Hee)
Sae-jung Kim .... director's interpreter: Korea (as Kim Sae Jung)
Hyo-jin Kwon .... production consultant: Korea (as Kwon Hyo Jin)
Maggie Lee .... translator: English subtitles
Sze-Man Leung .... continuity (as Leung Sze Man)
Yong-hee Mah .... production coordinator: Korea (as Mah Yong Hee)
Ji-Young Park .... interpreter: art team (as Park Ji Young)
Ailen Sit .... fight choreographer
Han-na Song .... accountant assistant: Korea (as Song Han Na)
Leo Sze .... production accountant
Chun Ling Tao .... production coordinator (as Tao Chun Ling)
Chi-Wah Tse .... production coordinator
 

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Also Known As:
"Han cheng gong lüe" - South Korea (original title)
"Tokyo Raiders 2" - International (English title)
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Runtime:
95 min | Hong Kong:99 min
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8 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
What you need to watch in this "sort of" a bit scattered action film is the hidden exquisite subdued expression of human darkness with quick dry satire humor by Tony Leung, 11 May 2005
Author: 7thclouds from Tokyo Japan

Seoul Raiders is a drama with dark humor, satire reflecting some dark side of human in violence or ego that that could be converged into something different form of expression as well. In this film Seoul Raiders, Tony vividly indicated the sheer fact that it is true there are some people who cannot feel be content with himself/herself without indulging in the form of some sort of "violence" or "forceful position" in order to merely protect his/her ego and bring back his/her mental balance despite the fact that such violence or forceful position merely accelerate his/her thirsty of seeking some pain in feeling dark – mal-conditioned self-destructive - nature of harming others. The core of this film is, I assume, that the dark feeling Tony expressed. Lam was about to soak into the sea of irrational excessive hate at the verge of humanity as if Lam was tired of being only moderate and good. I suspect that Lam had felt useless in solving/helping something/someone or situations - say, at the beginning of this film- if Lam was being only humane good and gentle, which may have had undermined his sense of direction of his life. Lam was, however, somehow, recovered from the verge. Lam completed his job and brought back his confidence then recovered his damaged ego and reputation in his carrier.

But psychological pressures and some shadows in Lam's character seemed to have remained, which is enough cruel to torn Lam's humane goodness apart and to bring him back to the indulgence into the pain in harming which is, in fact, a simple biological chemical response in human brain to the stimuli of seeking some sort of feeling of achievement – in fact doing harms by violence is not anything achievement but is merely a result of simple physical power from body movement - nothing more than that. However, unfortunately, some people are wrongly confused by malice-manipulation AS IF some violence to others or harming others are only tangible unattainable achievements which are only be able to be done by someone who can be real cruel only with non-humane sense, which utterly wrongly puts force on people to the verge of humane, which inevitably devastatingly completely destroys his/her humane goodness in its original nature. That humane goodness is, nevertheless, only key to survive on this globe. That humane goodness only made people humane. However, somehow, people are/were forced to be put on the helpless non-exit unnecessary competition in "achieving" such simple violence and non-humane sometimes when people feels something helpless in his/her situation in seeking self-destruction or seeking numbness in pain in harming others which means harming himself herself with 'spotless mind' in recognizing/analyzing what s/he does – as in this film Lam did. (well, besides this film and Tony, I should say though …Some people who are not able to understand – or say who are not even trying to find out what s/he is doing in harming others cannot be seen as same as Lam or someone like that. Such people are simply lacking in courage of facing with what harming others irrationally unreasonably only for fun meant to himself/herself and others at the end of the day) ...then What would happen to Lam - Tony's expression in Raiders series- in next Raiders????

The subdued and thick darkness in the Tony's expression in Seoul Raiders about the risk of human nature was, that was why, essential core in this film as a warning to anyone who never thought of being indulge into any violence.

If there is any another version without the last plane battle, the onsen scene....for dialog between Tony and other actors actresses in order to concentrate on deepening the Lam's character because Tony expressed that tone (and other actors/actresses too) although I think I can imagine how much and how far action scenes are hard and difficult for any stuffs, not only for actors/actresses. But I just felt that this film could have shown something more than the film shown.... Deepening the Lam's character is, I strongly believe, a quite right direction of this film in maximizing and enhancing the prospective attractiveness in this script and film by the excellence in the depth in expression as always by Tony that differentiates the series from any other 'action' film.

All in all, a lovely dark quick wit film Besides the drama nature of the film, what I was impressed was that I simply love many scenes in this film since those Tony's real quick wit and genuine parody of "action film" …… I will not tell which scene it was but I especially loved one parody sequence in the film very much. All in all, I think the Raiders series and this is lovely and dark.

SHU CHI (as she was in Gorgeous) and Ritchie added the tone of drama as well, as Hiroshi Abe (impressive caricature of Yakima as a human with humane weakness that was very memorable co-play with Tony)(and Toru Nakamura) did in Tokyo Raiders I guess.

I guess if someone who is found of tasting the later series of Detective Crusou, you may like this darkness as well.

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