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Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.

Director:

Johnnie To

Writers:

Nai-Hoi Yau (as Yau Nai Hoi), Kin-Yee Au (as Au Kin Yee)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Simon Yam ... Sergeant Mike Ho
Maggie Siu ... Kat (as Maggie Shiu)
Suet Lam ... Sergeant Lo Sa (as Lam Suet)
Ruby Wong ... Inspector Leigh Cheng
Raymond Ho-Yin Wong ... Supervisor Wong (as Raymond Wong)
Eddy Ko ... Eye Ball (as Ko Hung)
Hoi-Pang Lo ... Bald Head (as Loi Hoi Pang)
Jerome Fung Jerome Fung ... Sergeant Fung
Frank Michael Liu Frank Michael Liu ... Triad (as Frank Liu)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chi Ping Chang ... Insp. Chan's subordinate (as Chi Ping Cheung)
Soi Cheang Soi Cheang ... Undercover cop (as Pou-Soi Cheang)
Moon-Yuen Cheung Moon-Yuen Cheung ... PTU Orderly (as Kenneth Cheung)
Chi-Shing Chiu Chi-Shing Chiu ... Ponnytail
Wai-Kwok Kwok Wai-Kwok Kwok
Roderick Lam Roderick Lam ... Mike's team member
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Storyline

Over the course of one night, a team of cops frantically search for their colleague's missing gun.

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Taglines:

Into the Perilous Night...

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Pathé [France]

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

17 April 2003 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

PTU: Police Tactical Unit See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$156,712 (Hong Kong), 18 April 2003, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Sergeant Lo Sa: Go fire twice, Madam. It will be easier for the report. Probably you will get bonus.
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Followed by Kei tung bou deui - Tung pou (2009) See more »

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Cinema noir in color.
18 September 2003 | by LLB212See all my reviews

This Hong Kong policier is a classic of its kind, a technically updated version of what America has not produced in fifty years. Lloyd Nolan or Lee Marvin could walk on at any time. Tough cops and tough criminals beat each other up without whining. It is ultra cool and thoroughly enjoyable without asking any earth-shattering questions. The only way to not like it is to not like the genre.


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