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My Father is a Hero (1995)

Gei ba ba de xin (original title)
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An undercover cop struggling to provide for his son and ailing wife, must infiltrate a ruthless gang. But things turn sour when another cop blows his cover and he quickly finds himself battling for his life and the lives of his family.

Director:

Corey Yuen

Writers:

Sandy Shaw (screenplay), Jing Wong (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jet Li ... Kung Wei
Anita Mui ... Inspector Fong
Mo Tse Mo Tse ... Ku Kung / Johnny Kung (as Xia Miao)
Rongguang Yu ... Po Kwong
Collin Chou ... Thug (as Sing Ngai)
Ken Lo ... Thug (as Low Houi-Kang)
Hen-Chow Lo Hen-Chow Lo
Damian Lau ... Yat-Wah's Boss
Bonnie Fu ... (as Fu Yuk-Ching)
Henry Fong ... Auction Bidder
Mary Ellen Dunbar Mary Ellen Dunbar ... (voice)
Victoria Hoffman ... (voice)
Martin Spanjers ... (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... (voice)
Brad Sergi ... (voice)
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Storyline

Kung Wei (Jet Li), a undercover Chinese cop sent to track down a notorious criminal Po Kwong (Yu Rongguang) in Hong Kong. There, he ultimately teams with his son Johnny Kung (Xie Miao) and a another cop Anna Fong (Anita Mui), the both together are an incredible Kung Fu master-in-the-making. Together, they lay down the law in the final fight on Po. Written by Dimension Films

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

2 March 1995 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Jet Li's The Enforcer See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Win's Entertainment Ltd. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Corey Yuen: waiter at cafe. See more »

Goofs

When Wei Kung surprises Po and his men on the boat, Kung attacks using the night sticks that Po's thugs were armed with. At some point during the fight, Kung jumps in the air to perform a split kick. The wire working attached to Jet Li is visible as he lands. See more »

Quotes

[In front of 3 agressive bad boys]
Kung Wei: You'd better go, Johnny.
Johnny Kung: I wanna stay with you, pa'.
Kung Wei: You're sure?
Johnny Kung: You bet!
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Alternate Versions

German version was cut by distributor MIB to secure a "Not under 18" rating. See more »

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User Reviews

Good entertainment. The top of the genre.
27 June 2002 | by jareddSee all my reviews

I've seen quite a few of these "re-released in America" films lately. 95 percent were only worth watching because of the cool fight scenes, but The Enforcer adds drama and character development to make a well rounded experience. The two boys' friendship is a prime example and is quite touching. Some people complained about fight scenes being unrealistic (wire work). To that I say-every movie from this genre has the same problem, so don't criticize The Enforcer. For those of you who plan to watch this on DVD: I found the English dubbed version (Dimension Home Video) to be much better in quality than the imported Chinese/Mandarin version. Subtitles draw your eyes away so you miss certain things, and the video transfer was pretty bad on the imported version. Bottom line--add this to your collection, it's a keeper.


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