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Te wu mi cheng (2001)

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At a Hong Kong shopping center, Buck Yuen's (Jackie Chan's) intuition warns him. He saves a robbery's loot and gets on television, ends up in Istanbul via South Korea, and accidentally becomes a spy. Fortunately, he knows Kung Fu.

Director:

Teddy Chan

Writers:

Rod Dean (English adaptation), Ivy Ho
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Buck Yuen
Eric Tsang ... Many Liu
Vivian Hsu ... Yong
Min Kim Min Kim ... Carmen Wong (as Kim Min Jeong)
Hsing-Kuo Wu ... Lee Sang-Zen (as Wu Hsing Kuo)
Murat Yilmaz Murat Yilmaz ... Celik
Alfred Cheung ... Cheung the Lawyer
Lillian Ho Lillian Ho ... Candice
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Tsui / Stan
Vincent Kok ... Moving Worker
Hang-Sang Poon Hang-Sang Poon ... Rich Man
Paulyn Sun ... Rich Man's Wife
Ping Ha ... Cleaning Lady (as Ha Ping)
Ken Chang ... Cop at Mall
Glory Simon ... TCN Field Reporter
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Storyline

This action movie unfolds with the story of Bei, a salesman at a workout equipment store, who harbors dreams of adventures. It all starts when on one normal dull day, Bei follows his instincts to trail two suspicious looking men into an alley. When he realizes that these men are robbing a jewelry store, he jumps into action to foil their plans. Soon after Bei meets Liu, a private investigator who convinces Bei that he may be the long-lost son of a rich Korean businessman. In no time, Bei is on his way to fulfill his dreams of adventure and fortune traveling to Korea and even exotic Turkey. As Bei is drawn deeper into the game of cat and mouse, he realizes he has become the key to locating a new, highly addictive narcotic. With an assortment of characters fighting him along the way, will Bei succeed in finding the drug himself? Written by Anonymous

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Ordinary guy. Extraordinary spy


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for strong action violence, some drug content and nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Golden Harvest | Official site

Country:

Hong Kong

Release Date:

18 January 2001 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Accidental Spy See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Budget:

HKD 200,000,000 (estimated)
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DTS (English version)| SDDS (English version)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Miramax Films (a subsidiary of Disney) acquired the international distribution rights to this movie (outside of Asia). Like many Jackie Chan movies distributed by Disney, scenes were cut, foreign dialogue was dubbed, and the music score was changed. However, Miramax made so many changes to this movie that it almost changed the entire movie for its release on video in 2004 by the home video division, called Dimension Home Video. See more »

Goofs

When Jackie is on the arm of the crane during the bank robbery sequence at the start of the movie, his safety line can be clearly seen as he moves around. See more »

Crazy Credits

Outtakes are shown during the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009) See more »

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Gong Don Ci
(uncredited)
Written by Liu Xue An and Cao Xue Qin
Performed by Vivian Hsu
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Jackie Chan Remains at the Top!
25 September 2002 | by TC-BatsySee all my reviews

Chinese actor Jackie Chan proved to be the best actor,and stunt-man in "The Accidental Spy "in its English dubbed version. There had been a combination of action,thrill,and comedy in this film where Jackie portrays a man who discovers that his father was an agent and he finds himself involved with a Chinese drug Mafia. Also,Jackie never hesitates to add more suspense,and humor in "The Accidental Spy",including the Turkish bath scene,and the burning truck which makes him a star with unique qualities superior to other actors. Finally,this film with its wonderful cast,and director Teddy Chan deserves 10 stars.


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