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Supercop (1992)

Ging chaat goo si III: Chiu kup ging chaat (original title)
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A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Insp. Chan Ka Kui
... Insp. Jessica Yang, Director of INTERPOL (as Michelle Khan)
... May
... Chaibat (as Ken Tsang)
... Panther
... 'Uncle' Bill Wong
Josephine Koo ... Cheng Wen Shi, Chaibat's Wife
Kelvin Wong ... Peter (as Wong Siu)
Philip Chan ... Insp. Y.K. Chen
Ken Lo ... Chaibat's man (as Lowei Kwong)
... The General (as Lit Law)
Wai Shum ... Drug Lord #1 at Meeting
Yi-Sheng Han ... (as Yee Sang Hon)
Sze Tsuen Wai
Wai-Lun Tuan
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Storyline

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 YO <pgc@maxwell.ee.washington.edu>

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,503,000, 28 July 1996, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,270,600
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Trivia

Ken Tsang was doubled by director Stanley Tong himself for the helicopter stunt towards the finale. As a result, Tong broke his shin and can be seen sporting crutches and a cast during the film's outtakes/credits. See more »

Goofs

(at around 45 mins) A character is holding a Sega Genesis controller and playing a video game with fighting sound effects. Later in the same scene, Tetris is visible on the screen. Tetris neither produces fighting sound effects nor is even available on the Genesis. See more »

Quotes

Chan Ka Kui: Super cops in Hong Kong are cheap and plentiful like commodities in supermarkets.
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Followed by Once a Cop (1993) See more »

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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
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Don't worry about the plot, just watch the action
25 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

This would be a pretty typical Jackie Chan movie except for two reasons

1) Production values are really high in the movie; there's some really epic action here. I tend to fastforward through the boring parts, but I still give it a 7/10 because of how amazing some of the action is 2) Michelle Yeoh, who is a superstar here - one of the best female martial arts roles of all time; don't doubt her skills, she did that motorcycle stunt for real, and it remains one of the most amazing things I have ever seen knowing how risky that was

This is action, this is martial arts and even the boring parts are not too boring. I have watched countless martial arts movies, and in some ways this ranks high up in the list. I leave the artistic martial arts movies for people who love them - I just want 90 minutes of mindless action to relax to most days.

Definitely has to be a top 5 Chan film


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