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Dog Bite Dog (2006)

Gau ngao gau (original title)
A Cambodian assassin finds himself on the run from Hong Kong police after completing his assignment.

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(as Soi Cheang)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sam Lee ...
Insp. Ti Wai
Weiying Pei ...
Yu (as Pei Pei)
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Chief Insp. Sum (as Cheung Siu Fai)
Yiu-Cheung Lai ...
Insp. Tang Wing Cheung (as Lai Yiu Cheung)
Suet Lam ...
Insp. 'Fat' Lam (as Lam Suet)
Ka Wah Lam ...
Insp. Ti - Wai's Father (as Lam Ka Wah)
Hao Ren ...
Mr. Lee (as Yam Ho)
Kam-wah Koo ...
(as Koo Kam Wah)
Ask Lee ...
Ben
Chi Wai Lao ...
Internal Affairs Officer (as Lao Chi Wai)
Ka Wing Lee ...
Taxi Driver (as Lee Ka Wing)
Ka Sing Chau ...
Funny Eyes (as Chau Ka Sing)
Kar Fai Lee ...
Kitchen Boy (as Lee Ka Fai)
Ting-Fung Li ...
Young Wai (as Lee Ting Fung)
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A Cambodian assassin finds himself on the run from Hong Kong police after completing his assignment.

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Release Date:

17 August 2006 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Dog Bite Dog  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$29,590 (Hong Kong) (25 August 2006)
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YOU'RE MY SUNSHINE
Performed by Cammay Ng
Composer/Author: Jimmie Davis
O.P.: peer International Corp.
S.P.: peermusic (S.E. Asia) Ltd.
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Dark and violent Thriller-Drama, that exceeds boundaries
10 March 2007 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

One of the most nihilistic and brutal films I've ever seen, but also one of the most tragic and moving ones. This is an action-melodrama like the world has never seen it before. Sometimes the plot got me close to tears, while in the next moment delivering shocking revelations like a bone-crunching blow to the guts. Chilling performance by Edison Chen. The story of a HK-Cop and a Cambodian killer hunting each other down, while bit by bit losing their humanity, is a strong one. Featuring very little dialog in favor of haunting imagery and gritty camera-work, "Dog bite Dog" is pure HK-Bloodshed without the Heroism.


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