Jackie is hired to help the UN find Nazi gold hidden in Sahara. He's accompanied from Spain by 2 (later 3) cute women. As there are others wanting the gold, lots of kung fu fighting and comedy follows.
Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt Police Superintendent.
A hero cop accidentally leads his team into a trap from which he is the only survivor. Drowning his guilt in booze, he is eventually assigned a new younger partner who turns out to have his own secrets.
A Special Agent is assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
A Hong Kong police officer, Ka Kui is sent undercover to mainland China to break up a drug smuggling ring. After breaking the brother of the drug lord out of prison, he and another agent (a beautiful communist policewoman) are taken to Hong Kong to work for the syndicate. The wife of the crime boss has been arrested in Malaysia for drug trafficking and is soon to be executed. However, she is the only person who knows the account number of a secret Swiss bank account containing millions in drug money. While the two officers are in Malaysia preparing for the jail break, Ka Kui accidentally runs into his girlfriend May, who has traveled there from Hong Kong. Soon his cover is blown, the criminals kidnap his girlfriend and he is forced to help them pull off the jail break.Written by
Jackie Chan made a cameo in the music video for "What's Love Got to Do With It?" which was a single performed by rapper Warren G. and R&B singer Adina Howard from this movie's U.S. soundtrack. See more »
During the mining cart escape scene, when the guards reverse the cart Kevin and Panther are in there is another adjacent cart going up the slope. After the camera cuts away and back again the cart has disappeared. The next time the camera cuts away and back again the cart reappears at the top of the slope. See more »
Chan Ka Kui:
This is hard to memorize.
Insp. Jessica Yang:
You're a super cop, and you have no memory?
Chan Ka Kui:
It's the first I came across this situation. If I were you, could you recite everything in one go? I'm Chan Ka Kui, born July 4th, 1958. I joined the Royal HK Police in 1981. 19 - ...
Insp. Jessica Yang:
1984, promoted to trainee inspector. Height: 5'10", weight: 73 kilos, blood type: AB. I'm nothing special. I've memorized your background.
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The international/export version from Golden Harvest is identical to the Hong Kong one, except for localized credits and dialogue. See more »
KUNG FU FIGHTING
Written by Carl Douglas
Performed by Tom Jones featuring Lesley Rankine
Produced by Mark Walk
Tom Jones appears courtesy of Interscope Records
Ruby appears courtesy of Creation Records/The Licensed Repertoire Division of Sony Music (UK)/The Work Group See more »
After the dissapointing Police Story 2, Jackie steps off the director chair and let's Stanley Tong do the job.
This entry in the series tones down the acrobatic fights trademarked by Chan, focusing more in vehicle chases, shoot-outs and regular (but well coreographed of course) hand to hand fights, and instead of Ka Kui running around Hong Kong, he travels from country to country while infiltrating a gang of drug dealers.
Funnily enough this feels more of a natural sequel to the original than the jarring Police Story 2.
The addition of Michelle Yeoh's Capt Yang brings a lot of freshness and contrast to Chan's Ka Kui wacky and hot-blooded persona, and steals the show for the most part.
The only downside is that most of the secondary characters from the previous movies are either ditched or have just small roles.
Still, you can go wrong with this one.
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