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China Strike Force (2000)

Lei ting zhan jing (original title)
R | | Action | 17 July 2001 (USA)
Assassination at a charity event in Shanghai has 2 cops follow and fighting the assassin or follow a cute, Japanese woman pick-pocketing the victim. Drugs are involved. Chases with motorcycles, race-cars and helicopter follow.

Director:

Stanley Tong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Kwok ... Darren Tong
Norika Fujiwara ... Norika
Leehom Wang ... Alex Cheung
Ruby Lin ... Ruby
Coolio ... Coolio
Mark Dacascos ... Tony Lau
Ken Lo ... Ken Low
Paul Chun ... Sheriff Lin
Siu-Ming Lau ... Uncle Ma
Jennifer Lin Jennifer Lin ... Jennifer
Chun Lai ... Chong
Jackson Lou ... Training Chief
Li Hsueh Tung Li Hsueh Tung ... Uncle Wang
Paul Cheng Paul Cheng ... Hotel Receptionist
Jung Yuen ... Lee (Coolio's bodyguard)
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Storyline

A young Chinese Security Officer, Darren, is called for Team 808, which fights against the smuggling of drugs and corruption. Noriko, a Japanese Interpol officer, collaborates with Darren for the destruction of a large international drug cartel. At the same time, a senior government officer's daughter is suspected of corruption. Written by Ninja01

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Taglines:

Extortion. Murder. Revenge.

Genres:

Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | English

Release Date:

17 July 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

China Strike Force See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$145,969
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(USA) | (original)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

After the car falls through the glass plate, it cannot be seen in any of the subsequent shots of the places in the air and/or ground where it should be. See more »

Quotes

Ruby Lin: Coolio Killed My Brother!
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Alternate Versions

The film was shot simultaneously in Mandarin and English. See more »

Connections

References The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Bu Yao Hai Pa (Don't be Afraid)
Music and Lyrics by Leehom Wang
Performed by Leehom Wang
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Fun, if you can look past the terrible production
19 June 2015 | by Useful_ReviewerSee all my reviews

I'll admit that much of the acting is very bad, the dialog is even worse, many of the stunts look so fake that they're ridiculous, nothing about the action scenes is in any way believable, and the story itself has been done to death... BUT...

Coolio is consistently funny as the South Central LA drug dealer trying to make a Chinese connection, Norika Fujiwara is as beautiful and sexy as you could want an actress to be, Mark Dacascos is actually pretty good in the movie, and even the fake-looking stunts are fun to watch as long as you don't let yourself get shaken out of the story by the extremely poor production values.

So although I grimaced in a few places, after it was over I realized I had enjoyed watching it.


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