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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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2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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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)
Ling Ling Pan ... Psychiatrist
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)
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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 »

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Trivia

In Japan, this movie was titled "New Police Story". See more »

Goofs

When we first see Wong and his wife in the car, as she reclines her seat because she is feeling unwell, they are not wearing their seatbelts, but in some subsequent shots, they either are or not wearing them. See more »

Alternate Versions

Dimension released it with over a minute of edits and a new English dub, but retains the original score. See more »

Connections

Featured in City of Imagination: Kowloon Walled City (2014) See more »

User Reviews

 
Hardcore Jackie Chan!
10 July 2005 | by Captain_CouthSee all my reviews

Crime Story (1993) was a very different Jackie Chan film. He stars as a tough cop who only cares about getting the job done no matter what the cost. What was the change in Jackie's attitude? He had a different director in charge. Instead of doing the job, he hired bleak and gritty film maker Kirk Wong direct the project. Wong likes to make police procedural films based on true cases. This one was no exception. It was a strange sight to see Jackie Chan so serious throughout an entire film. He was one dude who did not want to let the bad guys get away. But expect to see a lot of crazy stunts and violent gun play.

If you don't think Jackie Chan can get down and dirty in a straight forward action film then don't pass this one up. You wont be disappointed.

Highly recommended.


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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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