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Fai seung dat yin (1998)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 28 May 1998 (Hong Kong)
A group of inept Mainland criminals botch a jewelry store robbery. The cops, led by the straight-laced Ken and the wise-cracking Sam, begin to investigate the case and quickly confuse the ... See full summary »

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Tat-Chi Yau (as Patrick Yau)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Simon Yam ... Ken
Ching Wan Lau ... Sam
YoYo Mung ... Mandy
Ruby Wong ... Macy
Suet Lam ... Collins
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chit-Man Chan ... Head of Security Carrier Robbers
Joe Cheng ... Heavy-armed Robber in Apartment
Shiu Hung Hui ... Ben
Kar Sin Pak Kar Sin Pak ... Isabella
Keiji Sato ... Jewellry Shop Robber
Raymond Ho-Yin Wong ... Jimmy (as Ho-Yin Wong)
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Storyline

A group of inept Mainland criminals botch a jewelry store robbery. The cops, led by the straight-laced Ken and the wise-cracking Sam, begin to investigate the case and quickly confuse the jewel thieves with a group of hard-ass Mainland robbers staying in the same area.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

28 May 1998 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Expect the Unexpected See more »

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Budget:

HKD 6,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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I didn't see it coming...
11 December 2001 | by schwabe13See all my reviews

I was totally taken off guard by the end of this movie, and several of the twists in the middle. At the same time, it all made perfect sense, it wasn't absurdist or anything. On the contrary, it was a very gritty. The action was of the kind of action that made you glad you really never get in gun fights. The romance was kind of silly, but I like Hong Kong romance humor. This wasn't the best movie I've ever seen, but if you're in the mood for some crime, this is a pretty good bet.


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