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.
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 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
The "Police Story" film franchise was initially born out of spite from Jackie Chan's displeasure at how his second American movie, The Protector (1985), turned out. Ironically, it was in that movie that Jackie's character, Billy Wong, was referred to as "Supercop" by his superior. This, in turn, ended up being the subtitle (and in the case of the U.S. release, the main title) of this film. 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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In 1996, Dimension released it in the US with a number of changes, including a new soundtrack (music; sound effects; English dubbing - with participation from Chan and Yeoh), new opening/closing credits and the removal of over 8 minutes of footage:
Meeting between Hong Kong Police and the DEA
Various shots of the meeting between Chan and his Hong Kong superiors
Some shots of Chan and the sign he is observing as he arrives in China
Chan and Yang talking across the yard
Some shots of Chan upside-down on the tree
Some shots before and after the escape from the prison camp
Some shots of the scene at night in which Panther is reunited with friends
Chan noticing a sign and directing the men to his family home
Opening shots of the marketplace, including the endangered animals being sold
Brief shot of a man with a taser at the marketplace
Much of Chan and Yang's first encounter with Chaibat, including a girl being injected with heroin and her subsequent death from overdose
This is a great film! Just last night I watched one of his not-so-great films and felt I needed to watch something that fits him, so I chose Supercop. I've forgotten how great it is!
Unlike most Jackie Chan movies, this one has a nice plot that is easy to understand and characters that you can easily take a liking to. The music isn't bad in some spots and the storyline is great. Let's not forget the action scenes, which are some of Chan's best (not his VERY best, but good nonetheless)!
I really recommend this movie to all Chan fans out there.
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