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Triad Wars (2008)
"Duo shuai" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  28 February 2008 (Hong Kong)
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In the mist of a violent gang war, a series of unfortunate events threatens the fate of a powerful triad leader and his empire.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lin Ho Lung (as Sammo Hung)
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Lin Ho Tung
Niu Tien ...
Leung Yuet Lin / Soso (as Kelly Chu)
Danny Lee ...
Senior Inspector Liu Chi Chung
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Lok Tin Hung (as Wu Jing)
Siu-Fai Cheung ...
Law Ting Fat (as Cheung Siu Fai)
Maggie Siu ...
Inspector Janet Liu Mei Chun (as Maggie Shiu)
Suet Lam ...
Wong Shu Chor / Fat Ball (as Lam Suet)
Ken Lo ...
Lau Kwok Wai / Wu (as Kenneth Low)
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Kwok Chi Hang
Pinky Cheung ...
Tracy
Shiu Hung Hui ...
'Uncle' Tong Lai Yu (as Hui Shiu Hung)
Jay Lau ...
Josephine (as Jan Lau)
Zhan-Wen Keu ...
Billy (as Kou Zhan Wen)
Sze-Ming Lu ...
Jacky Ho Wing Kit (as Johnny Chen)
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In the midst of a violent gang war one powerful triad leader is faced with losing a grip on his power. As his empire slowly crumbles and his trust of those closest to him dwindles violence escalates as the triad starts clashing with other triads among the Hong Kong community. Face with his only option he'll resort to violent ways to regain his status and reclaim the respect of his triad. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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28 February 2008 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Fatal Move  »

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Both Sammo Kam-Bo Hung and Niu Tien agreed that the final scene they share together is their favorite moment of the film. See more »

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During one firefight, a hand grenade is thrown under a car, blowing the car up off its wheels. No hand grenade possesses sufficient explosive force to lift a car off its wheels. See more »

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Performed by J.O.Y.
Music by Tommy Wai
OP: Dream Music Records & Publishing Limited
SP: Dream Music Records & Publishing Limited
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Great cast in less than spectacular action flick
15 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have the US Lionsgate release , so I am unsure in any case if the US DVD is cut at all. The best thing about this movie is the cast. Which contains HK legends Sammo Hung, Simon Yam and supercop Danny Lee. Everything other than that is average at best. The story is nothing special and neither is the action . While there is plenty of violence and carnage, it is mostly CG. Plus said CGI is some of the worst I've seen since PS1 came out. Usually HK movies are classy and subtle with the use of CG. Not here, this is 'nt by any means a terrible film. Just an average action flick with horrible f/x and an exceptional cast. If you are new to Hong Kong cinema , I would say to watch another one of these actor's other movies instead . Otherwise keep your expectations low with this one . I give 4/10 for the movie and 6/10 when consideration for the awesome cast.


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