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Lim jing dai yat gik (1993)

During a period of widespread police corruption, Ti Lung is a stubborn cop who takes on both the mob and the political establishment.

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David Lam

Writers:

Man Sing So (as So Man Sing), Kiu-Ying Chan (as Chan Kiu Ying) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Lung Ti ... Sergeant Wong Yat-Chung / Tamerlane (as Ti Long)
Maggie Cheung ... Solicitor Annie Ma
Simon Yam ... Sam Mok
Waise Lee ... Luk Tai-Chiu / Faucet (as Lee Tse Hung)
Sek-Ming Lau ... Yip Chun-Wan (as Lau Shek Ming)
Andy Chi-On Hui ... Lo Kam-Shiu / Waterloo (as Hui Chi On)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frankie Chi-Leung Chan ... Muscle (as Chi-leung Chan)
Hon-Chiu Chow Hon-Chiu Chow
James M. Crockett James M. Crockett
Yung-Chang Ho Yung-Chang Ho
Si-Man Hui
Jameson Wa-Fan Lam ... (as Wah-Fan Lam)
Hoi-Sang Lee ... Rice Shop Boss
Chung Leung Chung Leung
Gam-San Leung Gam-San Leung
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During a period of widespread police corruption, Ti Lung is a stubborn cop who takes on both the mob and the political establishment.

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Action | Thriller

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Sergeant Wong Yat-Chung: Let me tell you what the best way is. If he cuts you with a knife, shoot him with a gun. If he shoots you with a gun, kick him in the ass. This is a demanding war. Once you declare war, they won't let you go. We can never turn back.
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A Great Shot...NOT a misfire.
22 October 2003 | by cbdunnSee all my reviews

This movie is fantastic. The cast is great. Ti Lung proves once again that he is a fantastic actor. Since the early days of the Shaw Brothers Studios to the John Woo classic "A Better Tomorrow". Also, we have Simon Yam (most recently seen in Lara Croft Tomb Raider II) and John Woo's classic "A Bullet In The Head". And we have "bad guy"regular Waise Lee as "Faucet". If anyone can pull of the bad guy role it is Waise Lee. He does such a great job at these roles it makes you wonder if he is a nice guy off camera.

And how could I ever forget the beauty of Maggie Cheung. Any film with her in it is worth seeing just to be able to see hear beauty fill the screen.

There are quite a few comparisons with this film and Brian De'Palma's 1987 film "Untouchables". Similar? Yes. They are both great in their different ways. If you are looking for a place to start in the "heroic bloodshed" chapter of Hong Kong Cinema. Then I suggest you run to the nearest diversified video store and seek this gem out. Also, check out John Woo's "A Better Tomorrow" and see just how cool Ti Lung is in these films.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

25 February 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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Production Co:

David Lam Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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