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  (in credits order)

Aaron Kwok ... Suen Siu Yan

Ekin Cheng ... To Hou Sun

Daniel Wu ... Koo

Angelica Lee ... Su Fong / Amy (as Sinje Lee)
Jing Ning ... Ting (as Ning Jing)
Jan Lamb ... Chu

Rongguang Yu ... Inspector Mok (as Yu Rong Guang)

Gallen Law ... Yiu Tin Chung (as Lo Ka Leung)
Tommy Yuen ... Yiu Ha
Samuel Pang ... So Fu On
Suet-Fei Chiu ... Winnie (as Chloe)

Eric Tsang ... Uncle Choi (as Eric Tsang Chi Wai)
Sam Lee ... Leung Tak
Suet Lam ... Mou Wai Bun (as Lam Suet)
Tak-Bun Wong ... Detector (as Kenny Wong)
Anson Leung ... Detector
Tony Ho ... Inspector

Siu-Ming Lau ... Tsim Pak Tat (as Lau Siu Ming)
Agnes Pang ... Mrs. Lam
Phoebe Fung ... Long Hair Lady
Ka-Fuen Ip ... Woman on Plane (as Ip Ka Fuen)
Chun Wing ... Woman on Plane (as Wing Chun)
Patrick Chow ... Hung Chi Man
Eric Tin Cheung Li ... Suen's Colleague (as Martin Li)
Wai-Kin Chan ... Suen's Colleague (as Chan Wai Kin)
Fong Chi-Kui ... Suen's Colleague (as Fong Chi Kui)
Kate Tsim ... Suen's Colleague
Shirley Chui ... Reporter
Kin-Tong Chiu ... Reporter (as Chiu Kin Tong)
Kwun-Hang Tang ... Reporter
Jerry Leung ... Yiu's Bodyguard
Ricky Hui ... Yiu's Bodyguard
Ping-Lok Wong ... Yiu's Bodyguard (as Kenny Wong)
Martin Ma ... Yiu's Bodyguard
Ming-Fai Sheung ... Fortune Teller (as Sheung Ming Fai)
Guthrie Yip ... Thomas Liu (as Guthrie Ip)
Johnnie Guy ... Lo
Crystal Kwok ... Victim (as Kwok Wai)
Man-Lok Kwok ... To's Son (as Kwok Man Lok)
Long-Ki Wong ... To's Daughter (as Wong Long Ki)
Man Shing Yau ... Editor (as Samuel Yau)
Wah Cheung ... Killer on Ship (as Cheung Wah)
Ada ... Killer on Ship
Wong Yin Keung ... Tsim's Bodyguard (as Victy Wong)
Kenneth Cheung ... Ambulanceman (as Kenneth Cheung Moon Yuen)
Pan Mai Ming ... Ambulanceman (as Pang Wai Ming)
Bobby Fok ... Accuse
King-Man Yip ... Judge (as Winston Yeh King Man)
Patel Nimisha ... Indian / Pakistani Family
Mahesh Sahni ... Indian / Pakistani Family
Neemisha ... Indian / Pakistani Family (as Nimisha)
H. Patel ... Indian / Pakistani Family (as H Patel)
Boloto Wu ... Security Guard
Jack Wai-Leung Wong ... Diver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chi-Kui Fong
Kwok-Wah Keung ... Diver (as Keung Kwok Wah)
Wai-Ming Pang ... Ambulanceman
Hin-Wai Au ... Senior Officer (uncredited)

Courtney Wu ... Butcher (uncredited)

Directed by
Benny Chan 
Writing credits
Ivy Ho (written by)

Produced by
Benny Chan .... producer
Cary Cheng .... associate producer
Alvin Lam .... administrative producer
Daniel Lam .... executive producer (as Daneil Lam)
Shui He Li .... co-executive producer (as Li Shui He)
Chiu Suet Ying .... executive producer (as Chiu Suet Ying)
Original Music by
Anthony Chue (original music composed by)
Cinematography by
Anthony Pun (director of photography) (as Anthony Pun Yiu Ming)
Film Editing by
Chi Wai Yau  (as Yau Chi Wai)
Production Design by
William Chang  (as Chang Suk Ping William)
Art Direction by
Alfred Yau  (as Alfred Yau Wai Ming)
Makeup Department
Lee-Na Kwan .... makeup artist (as Kwan Lee Na)
Wai Hing Lau .... hairdressing (as Lau Wai Hing)
Production Management
Ji-Chun Chan .... assistant production manager (as David Chan)
Tze Hung Lam .... production manager (as Lam Tze Hung)
Kam-Ming Wong .... unit manager (as Wong Kam Ming)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dickson Leung .... first assistant director
Hoi-Ying Lo .... assistant director (as Leo Lo)
Kwok-Shing Lo .... assistant director (as Leo Lo)
Eddie Ng .... second assistant director
Art Department
Miriam Chan .... assistant art director
William Chang .... image designer (as Chang Suk Ping William)
Ka-Hing Chiu .... propsman (as Chiu Ka Hing)
Miriam .... assistant art director
Kwok Ching Pang .... propsman (as Pang Kwok Ching)
Sound Department
Chun Wang Au .... foley artist (as Au Chun Wan)
Andy Chau .... foley recordist (as Andy Chau Man Ho)
Andy Chau .... sound effects editor (as Andy Chau Man Ho)
Ngai Cheung .... dialogue: Mandarin Version (as Cheung Ngai)
Shih Yi Chu .... sound mixer (as Chu Shih-Yi)
Wing Hong Fung .... foley artist (as Fung Wing Hong)
Yung Chien Kang .... boom operator (as Kang Yung Chien)
Wai Hung Kwong .... foley artist (as Kwong Wai Hung)
Hon Chiu Lam .... foley artist (as Lam Hon Chiu)
George Yiu-Keung Lee .... re-recording mixer
Terry Shek .... sound effects editor (as Terry Shek Chun Kin)
Burnard To .... foley recordist (as Davy To Burnard)
Kinson Tsang .... re-recording mixer
Kinson Tsang .... sound designer
Kinson Tsang .... sound effects editor
Tse Kin Wong .... dialogue editor (as Wong Tsz Kin)
Tse Kin Wong .... dialogue recordist (as Wong Tsz Kin)
Henry Yam .... foley artist
Chun Hin Yiu .... sound effects editor (as Yiu Chun Hin)
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)
Visual Effects by
Kritsada Kaewmanee .... computer graphics technical supervisor (as Kritsada Kaewmanee)
William Kan .... visual director (as William Kan Yiu Chung)
Pornopol Sakarin .... computer graphics technical supervisor (as Pornpol Sakarin)
Katrine Yeung .... digital content producer (as Katrine Yeung Ming Yan)
Kam Tong Fok .... explosives coordinator (as Fok Kam Tong)
Roger Lee .... car stunts
Chung Chi Li .... stunt coordinator (as Li Chung Chi)
Jack Wai-Leung Wong .... assistant martial arts director
Camera and Electrical Department
Lok Man Chan .... focus puller (as Chan Lok Men)
Wing Keung Cheung .... assistant camera (as Cheung Wing Keung)
Yat-Fai Cheung .... dolly (as Cheng Yat Fai)
Kai-Tak Ho .... electrician (as Ho Kai Tak)
Ken-Wai Ho .... assistant camera (as Ho Ken Wai)
Pui Lun Ho .... assistant camera (as Ho Pui Lun)
Yun Tai Ho .... focus puller: second unit (as Ho Yuen Tai)
Man Yin Ngai .... cameraman: second unit (as Ngai Man Yin)
Ho Kai On .... electrician (as Ho Kai On)
Siu-Ho Poon .... electrician (as Poon Siu Ho)
Wing Sam Tam .... still photographer (as Tam Wing Sum)
Ka-Kit Wong .... assistant camera (as Wong Ka-Kit)
Wai-Chuen Wong .... gaffer (as Wong Wai Chuen)
Kai Tin Yeung .... best boy (as Yeung Kai Tim)
Animation Department
Grace Siu .... animator (as Grace Siu Wing Sze)
Elvis Tang .... animator (as Elvis Tang Sai Hong)
Hon Man Tang .... animation supervisor (as Tang Hon Man)
Dave Yun .... animator (as Dave Yun Cheng Hau)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mei-Chow Liu .... assistant costume designer (as Mei Chow)
Pik Har Sin .... wardrobe assistant (as Sin Pik Har)
Editorial Department
Sornrop Chankeewong .... digital intermediate producer (as Sonrob Choiekeewong)
Pawadee Chantanom .... digital intermediate executive producer (as Pawadee Chantanom)
Deborah Huen .... senior telecine colorist (as Deborah Huen)
Piyanut Kaeomaneo .... assistant digital output technician (as Piyanut Kaeomanee)
Ruangdack Kratukrok .... assistant telecine colorist (as Ruangdach Kratukrok)
Kaewla Notsukhum .... telecine colorist (as Kaewta Netsukhum)
Nepasnan S. .... digital intermediate producer (as Napasnan S)
Padtanasak Sangchod .... digital output technician (as Padtanasak Sangchod)
Roekcha Shakowatananon .... digital on-line editor (as Roekchai Sakonwatananon)
Suwil Tiwakornkul .... assistant digital on-line editor (as Suwit Tiwakornkul)
Bobbie Wong .... project supervisor
Michael Yeung .... negative processing consultant
Location Management
Kwok-Choi Chiu .... location assistant (as Chiu Kwok Choi)
Tak-Leung Chong .... location assistant (as Chong Tak Leung)
Fu-Wah Ho .... location assistant (as Ho Fu Wah)
Raymond Lam .... location assistant (as Lam Tai Fai)
Pak-Seng Leong .... location assistant (as Leong Pak Seng)
Music Department
May Chan .... musician: choir
Viki Chan .... musician: choir
Min Chen .... orchestra contractor (as Chen Min)
Jackie Cho .... musician: choir
Anthony Chue .... orchestration producer
Lao Duck .... musician: choir (as Duck Lau)
Jim .... musician: choir
Wayland Lee .... score transcription
Danny Leung .... musician: guitar
Joey Lo .... orchestration producer
Joey Lo .... score transcription
Leslie Moonsun Ryang .... musician: solo violin (as Leslie Ryang)
Sierra Tse .... score transcription
Other crew
Karen Chan .... production assistant
Alan Cheng .... making-of
Yuen Kan Cheng .... production assistant (as Cheng Yuen Kan)
Kwok-Choi Chiu .... continuity
Siu Yuk Fong .... tea lady (as Siu Yuk Fong)
Dai Fai Lam .... continuity
Larry Lee .... production assistant
Pisit Lixibunnakorn .... laboratory consultant (as Pisit Likibunnakorn)
Hoi-Ying Lo .... continuity
Kwok-Shing Lo .... continuity (as Leo Lo)
Pairoj Prempri .... laboratory consultant (as Pairoj Prempri)
Pison Santawanpas .... laboratory consultant (as Pison Santawanpas)
Chun Ling Tao .... production coordinator (as Tao Chun Ling)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Saam cha hau" - Hong Kong (original title)
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Rated R for violence
Hong Kong:101 min | Argentina:101 min
Aspect Ratio:
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
If you can't do it, let me do it for you., 22 August 2009
Author: lastliberal from United States

Not the slam bang police action of Infernal Affairs (the original, not the ripoff), but there is enough action to make it worth your while.

It focuses more on the characters and their relationships: the cop, Suen Siu Yan (Aaron Kwok, the hit man, Koo (Daniel Wu), and the lawyer, To Hou Sun (Ekin Cheng).

Suen has been looking for his girlfriend Amy for 10 years. To's wife Su Fong (Angelica Lee) looks like her and actually plays two parts, one in flashback. He acts like a stalker as he follows her everywhere.

Eric Tsang from Internal Affairs is here, but he is a cop in Missing Persons, not a mobster.

Kwok and Wu are great, and the action is good at times, but there just doesn't seem to be something that brings it all together.

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