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Motorway (2012)

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A rookie cop takes on a veteran escape driver in a death defying final showdown on the streets of Hong Kong.

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Lo Fung
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Chan Cheung
Xiaodong Guo ...
Jiang Xin
Barbie Hsu ...
Yee
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Madame Wei
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank M. Ahearn ...
Gin
Hin-Wai Au ...
Crime unit officer
Ka Tung Lam ...
Chong
Peter Wai-Hung Lau ...
Mr. Fu
Wilfred Lau ...
Chan Cheung's friend (as Wilfred Ho-Lung Lau)
Iva Law ...
Yee's friend (as Iva Law Wing-Han)
Anson Chun-Yat Leung ...
Chan Cheung's friend
Tracy Chui-Si Leung ...
Woman driver
Guangjie Li ...
Tan Yi
Haitao Li ...
Huang Zhong
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An overconfident rookie in the Stealth Riders division, a secret police unit consisting of the best drivers on the force that take down criminals in the drag racing underworld, teams up with his veteran partner to take on a legendary escape driver who has never been caught. As they put together a strategic plan to take this criminal down they put the petal to the metal in a death-defying showdown with only their cars as their weapons. Written by Lionsgate

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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22 June 2012 (China)  »

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During the mountain chase, Lo's Nissan Cefiro has a blue light on the top left (passenger side), in the next shot this has changed to the top right (driver's side). See more »

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Quite good...
1 January 2016 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I am not particularly interested in cars of any type, and with the over exaggerated things in "The Fast and the Furious" movies, then it was nice to see "Motorway". It is a lot more realistic than many other car movies, and best of all, it has proper actors in it who actually possess an ounce of acting talent.

The story is about Cheung (played by Shawn Yue) and Lo (played by Anthony Wong) who work in a specialized department of the Hong Kong traffic police department. When they learn of a planned heist, all bets are off, and their driving skills are put to extreme limits.

Story-wise then "Motorway" was alright, although the story did lack a more comprehensive depth. But it was easy to follow, straight forward and right to the point.

The movie was full of car chases, and does put "The Fast and the Furious" to shame. It was elegantly filmed and it was as if the audience was right there in midst of the gasoline-injected action.

But the acting in the movie was really outstanding. And what made me buy this movie, aside from my love for Asian cinema, was that Hong Kong heavyweighter actor Anthony Wong was in it. And he performed very well, and together with Shawn Yue, they managed to make an otherwise flaccid movie genre interesting to watch.

If you like Asian cinema, and if you like cars, of course, then you should most definitely sit down to watch "Motorway".


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