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Crime Story (1993)

Jung on zo (original title)
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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.

Directors:

Kirk Wong, Jackie Chan (uncredited)

Writers:

Tin Nam Chun (screenplay) (as Chun Tin Nam), Man Keung Chan (screenplay) (as Chan Man Keung) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Inspector Eddie Chan
Kent Cheng ... Detective Hung Ting-Bong
Kar-Ying Law ... Wong Yat-Fei
Christine Ng Christine Ng ... Gaga
Pui-San Auyeung ... Wong's Wife (as Au-Yeung Pui Shan)
Blackie Shou Liang Ko ... Captain Ko (as Blackie Ko)
William Wai-Lun Duen ... Superintendent Cheung (as Duen Wai Lun)
Ken Lo ... Ng Kwok Yan (as Low Houi Kang)
Fat Chung ... Ng Kwok-Wah / Wu Kuo Hua (as Chung Fat)
Fat Wan Fat Wan ... Simen Ting / Simon Ting (as Wan Fat)
Pak-Wo Chu Pak-Wo Chu ... Boat Captain
Hsiang Lin Yin Hsiang Lin Yin ... (as Wan Sheong Lam)
Tak-Shing Lam Tak-Shing Lam
Rocky Lai ... Taiwanese Gangster / Restaurant Owner (as Lai Keung Gun)
Lee Chun Chi Lee Chun Chi
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Storyline

A dark and handsome true-crime thriller about kidnapping and police corruption in Hong Kong. Once of Jackie Chan's most serious roles, but still overflowing with spectacular acrobatic sequences. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

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Taglines:

The World's Toughest City Needs More Than An Army To Stop The Mob . . . They Need One Man!

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for martial arts violence, shootings and a sex scene | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Hokkien | Cantonese

Release Date:

24 June 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Chung on Tsou See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$194,720

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,741,869
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Golden Harvest Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filming took place in Hong Kong and Taiwan in forty-two days, from July 9 to August 20, 1992. See more »

Goofs

Eddie's hair length differs within scenes. See more »

Alternate Versions

The international/export version from Golden Harvest is identical to the Hong Kong one, except for localized credits and dialogue. See more »

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Chan's serious side
1 January 1999 | by Dr WormSee all my reviews

I don't know the background on this one, but it seemed to be based on a true story, and as such there wasn't a lot of room for Jackie Chan's trademark slapstick stuntwork. Not that there aren't any stunts in Crime Story, but they're just lacking the 'fancy' elements from such films as 'Dragons Forever' or the 'Police Story' series.

Nevertheless, this is a good film, if for nothing else than to see a different side of Jackie Chan in a serious role as a haunted cop without the fancy footwork in some of his other films.


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