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Dog Bite Dog (2006)
"Gau ngao gau" (original title)

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A Cambodian assassin finds himself on the run from Hong Kong police after completing his assignment.

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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)
Siu-Fai Cheung ...
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)
Ho Yam ...
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 Lee ...
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)

Gross:

$175,557 (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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Hong Kong cop/gangster cinema
12 August 2007 | by (Silver Lake, Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

All the good reviews you're reading - those are from big HK cinema buffs, and they are correct from their point of view; it's a lot better than the majority of the cop/gangster films coming out of HK. The plot has already been reviewed, so I'll skip that. It's enough to say that this film does have a plot, much more so than I expected.

On the other hand, this isn't some fine piece of film making compared to what's available from the rest of the world. The characters are so totally unbelievable it will make you cringe. Informers are always scared wimps to be slapped around, cops are tough guys who do the slapping and the hit man is a super tough bad guy who talks little and kills a lot. If informers were so easily intimidated, why would other criminals have anything to do with them? If cops were that uniformly brutal they'd be arresting each other, because no one else would live in such a society. The hit man in this case at least had an excuse for being taciturn and psychotic.

If you really like Asian cinema, especially HK cinema, then you'll like this one a lot. If you're not a big fan, better go rent something else.


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