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Triad Wars (2008) More at IMDbPro »Duo shuai (original title)

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Release Date:
28 February 2008 (Hong Kong) See more »
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He can never walk alone...
Plot:
In the mist of a violent gang war, a series of unfortunate events threatens the fate of a powerful triad leader and his empire. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Sammo Hung Kam-Bo ... Lin Ho Lung (as Sammo Hung)

Simon Yam ... Lin Ho Tung
Niu Tien ... Leung Yuet Lin / Soso (as Kelly Chu)
Danny Lee ... Senior Inspector Liu Chi Chung

Jacky Wu ... 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)

Jacky Heung ... 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)
Hark-On Fung ... 'Uncle' Li Chun Tong (as Fung Har On)
Carisa Yan ... Lisa
Tung So ... Rocky (as So Tung)
Wan-Chung Lam ... Ko Tat Wai (as Lam Wan Chung)
Hak-Shing Keung ... Kwok Wing Ching (as Keung Hak Shing)
Yui-Wah Cheung ... Cowie (as Cheung Yui Wah)
Hin-Wai Au ... Superintendent Ricky Wong Kit (as John Au)
Chuen Sing Lee ... Senior Inspector Fung (as Alexander Li)
Fanny Wong ... Policewoman
Tian-Lin Wang ... Ma Wing Ying / Uncle Dee (as Wong Tin Lam)
Bing-Man Tam ... Flirt Lok Ki Cheong (as Tam Ping Man)
Chung Chow ... Kung (as Chow Chung)
Tak-Bun Wong ... Fred (as Kenny Wong)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Danny Arroyo ... Lin Ho Tung (voice: English version)
Wah Cheung ... Cowie
Siu-Ming Lui
So-Fun Wong ... Policewoman
Anthony Carpio ... Lung's Man (uncredited)
Tat-Kwong Chan ... Soso's Man (uncredited)
Jeffrey Chow ... Man Entering Elevator (uncredited)
Woon Ling Hau ... Woman Going Through Trash (uncredited)
Wong Yin Keung ... Policeman (uncredited)
Jonathan Lee ... Ping's Buddy (uncredited)
Wah Wo Wong ... Lung's Messenger (uncredited)

Courtney Wu ... Kidnapper (uncredited)

Directed by
Dennis Law  (as Dennis S.Y. Law)
 
Writing credits
Dennis Law (written by) (as Dennis S.Y. Law)

Produced by
Catherine Chan .... production executive
Tiffany Chen .... administrative producer
Charles Heung .... executive producer
Dennis Law .... executive producer (as Dennis S.Y. Law)
Dennis Law .... producer (as Dennis S.Y. Law)
 
Original Music by
Tommy Wai 
 
Cinematography by
Herman Yau (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Chi Wai Yau  (as Yau Chi Wai)
 
Art Direction by
Chi Hang Ho  (as Ho Chi Hang)
 
Costume Design by
William Fung 
 
Makeup Department
Kit Ling Chan .... on-set dresser (as Chan Kit Ling)
Gloria Lam .... hair stylist (as Lam Wai Lok)
Carmen Man .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Eddie Wong .... assistant production manager
Ivan Wong .... production manager
Pu Wai Wong .... unit manager (as Wong Po Wai)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Laurence Tong .... second assistant director
Lemmon Wong .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Wing Kei Au .... props master (as Au Wing Kei)
Shui Tin Chi .... pyrotechnician (as Chi Shiu Tim)
Kam Tong Fok .... pyrotechnician (as Fok Kam Tong)
Molly Siu .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Michael Chiu .... foley recordist
Siu-kei Ip .... adr recordist (as Ip Siu Kei)
Siu-kei Ip .... dialogue recordist (as Ip Siu Kei)
Chung Wai Leung .... boom operator (as Leung Chung Wai)
Chung-hau Leung .... location sound recordist (as Leung Chung Hau)
Man Keung Ngai .... boom operator (as Ngai Man Keung)
David Wong .... sound designer
David Wong .... sound effects editor
Ken Wong .... re-recording mixer
Ken Wong .... sound designer
Tomy Yu .... foley artist (as Yu Ka Luk)
 
Special Effects by
Derek Ansell .... project engineer
Ying-Ho Cheng .... project technician (as Cheng Ying Ho)
Eric Lai .... technical director: SFX
Leo Lam .... project technician
Calmen Lui .... project supervisor
Wendy Nam .... project supervisor
Kuen Man Yip .... project technician (as Yip Kuen Man)
 
Visual Effects by
Chris Lee .... digital colorist (as Li Kin Sing)
Alex Lim .... CG director
Kam Fat Liu .... digital composer
Raymond Man .... digital touch-up artist
Edwin Van Huizen .... digital colorist
Anna Wan .... CG coordinator
Kwok Leung Yau .... CG director (as Yee Kwok Leung)
 
Stunts
Shan Peng Dang .... stunts (as Dang Shan Peng)
Zhuo Yu Ji .... stunts (as Ji Zhuo Yu)
Wai-Leung Lee .... car stunt choreographer (as Lee Wai Leung)
Chung Chi Li .... action choreography (as Nicky Li)
Teng Fei Ma .... stunts (as Man Teng Fei)
Jack Wong Wai Leung .... assistant action coordinator (as Wong Wai Leung)
Chi Zhang .... stunts (as Zhang Chi)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sing Hong Chan .... best boy (as Chan Sing Hong)
Kin Man Ng .... gaffer (as Ng Kin Man)
Man Yin Ngai .... focus puller (as Ngai Man Yin)
Wing-Hang Yuen .... making-of camera (as Yuen Wing Hang)
Yuk Wah Yuen .... still photographer (as Yuen Yuk Wah)
 
Animation Department
Ping Kit Cheng .... animator (as Cheng Ping Kit)
Fog .... animator
Gy Lee .... animation supervisor
Jules Lin .... animation supervisor
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anna Lai .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Hung Poon .... color timer (as Pon Hung)
 
Other crew
Kurt Cheung .... production assistant
Michael Fong .... production assistant
Sze Ming Lai .... set runner (as Lai Sze Ming)
Lai Bing Lam .... tea lady (as Lam Lai Bing)
Sharon Lam .... production coordinator
Stephen Ng .... continuity
Chi Fai So .... set runner (as So Chi Fai)
Angel To .... production assistant
Ka Ho Yuen .... set runner (as Yuen Ka Ho)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Duo shuai" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Fatal Move" - Hong Kong (English title), USA (imdb display title)
"Blood War" - Japan (English title) (informal literal title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, and brief drug use
Runtime:
UK:112 min (DVD) | Germany:100 min (European Film Market) | USA:117 min (DVD)
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Although this is the 4th film that legendary action icon Sammo Hung and rising martial arts star Jacky Wu Jing have made together, this is the first where they actually share a fight sequence with one anotherSee more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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 »
Soundtrack:
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Plenty of fun, 5 March 2013
Author: Leofwine_draca from United Kingdom

FATAL MOVE is a grisly Hong Kong Triad movie that reunites many of the same cast members from the excellent KILL ZONE (aka SPL). The storyline charts the misadventures of a Triad gang who initially seem to have it all before lies, backstabbing and deceit beget eventual destruction and chaos.

At first, it's quite odd seeing all of the familiar cast members on the same side for once; there's little conflict, and it takes a while for the plot to begin properly. Once it does, though, things become almost Shakespearian in tone, with one character's imprisonment (Jackie Chan's former bodyguard, the excellent Ken Lo) leading to all manner of massacres and berserk action.

The brutal fight scenes are what propel this action-packed enterprise and they make liberal use of CGI blood throughout. Wu Jing plays another cocky, hateful killer who enjoys mutilating his victims and during a torture sequence the film takes violence to a whole new level. Vicious car chases and the like certainly keep the energy flowing, and my only complaint is that there's too little martial arts to enjoy. We have to wait until the climax before we see Sammo back in action, although I have to say it's well worth the wait.

Cast-wise, Sammo bags the most interesting role, playing a conflicted mob boss who doesn't seem to be that bad a guy for the most part. Simon Yam has a slick, somewhat minor role and doesn't really do much, and Wu Jing is there for the violence alone. However, it's great to see Danny Lee (THE KILLER) back on the screens once more, even if the film doesn't give him much to play other than the stereotyped dogged cop.

FATAL MOVE is no masterpiece but I found it highly entertaining as genre entries go. It's certainly not on the level of the Wilson Yip/Donnie Yen collaborations but it comes close at regular intervals.

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