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Tiger on Beat (1988)

Lo foo chut gang (original title)
A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.

Director:

Chia-Liang Liu (as Lau Kar Leung)

Writer:

Kwok Chi Tsang (as Tsang Kwok Chi)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yun-Fat Chow ... Sgt. Francis Li (as Chow Yun Fat)
Nina Li Chi ... Marydonna (as Li Chi)
Conan Lee ... CID Officer Michael Tso
Norman Chu ... Poison Snake Ping (as Tsui Shui Keung)
Chia-Hui Liu ... Fai, the Hitman (as Gordon Liu)
Shirley Ng Shirley Ng ... Mimi Li, Francis' sister
Phillip Ko ... Heroin dealer (as Ko Fai)
Tommy Tam Tommy Tam
David Chiang ... Police Suprintendant (as John Keung)
James Wong ... Police Inspector Jim Pak
Lydia Shum ... Department store staff (as Sun Tin Ha)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Bryan Baker Joe Bryan Baker ... Boss (as Joseph Bryan Baker)
Chi-Shing Chan ... Shing
Chia Yung Liu ... Sour Puss
Fui-On Shing ... Dummy (as Sing Fui Ann)
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Storyline

A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.

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Certificate:

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Hakka

Release Date:

19 March 1988 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Tiger on Beat See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinema City See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In one scene, Yun-Fat Chow tells a receptionist that his name is Mark Gor. Mark Gor is the name of a popular character he played in A Better Tomorrow (1986) (A Better Tomorrow). See more »

Goofs

The amount of raw eggs in the glass in the cafe. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Francis Li: Hey, wake up! Wake up! Hey, wake up, and put on your clothes! My wife's home! Hey!
Dummy's Wife: You have a wife?
Francis Li: Whatever. Put on your clothes! I'll explain it to you another day.
Dummy's Wife: What do you mean "Put on my clothes?" This is my home!
Francis Li: Your home? Then, who's the person trying to get in?
Dummy's Wife: Oh! My husband's back!
Francis Li: Your husband? Why didn't you tell me earlier?
Dummy's Wife: I told you! You just pretended not to understand.
Francis Li: I'm deaf! When I hit on you, you should've said something!
[...]
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Connections

References Running Scared (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

THEME SONG
Composed by Teddy Robin Kwan
Lyrics by James Wong, Nieh Chun, and Mak Chi Ho
Sung by Maria Cordero
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great chainsaw fighting scene
26 June 1999 | by Gustav-8See all my reviews

Tiger on the Beat is one of my favorite Hongkong action movies. It is a great combination of fire- and musclepower. The highlight is an amazing fighting scene where two guys (one of them is Conan Lee) take on each other with chainsaws. One warning for female Chow Yun-Fat fans though, in this movie he beats up a chick real good. Anyway, it's great. Watch it. Now.


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