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New Police Story (2004)

San ging chaat goo si (original title)
A hero cop accidentally leads his team into a trap from which he is the only survivor. Drowning his guilt in booze, he is eventually assigned a new younger partner who turns out to have his own secrets.

Director:

Benny Chan

Writer:

Alan Yuen (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Senior Insp. Chan Kwok-Wing
Nicholas Tse ... Zheng Xiaofeng / Frank Cheng Siu-fung
Mak Bau Mak Bau ... Negotiator
Tak-Bun Wong ... Robber (as Wong Tak Bun)
Winnie Leung ... Female hostage
Wai-Leung Kwok ... Male hostage (as Eric Kwok)
Deep Ng Deep Ng ... Rocky, Wing's team member
Ken Lo ... Kwong, Wing's team member (as Kenneth Low)
Tony Ho ... Chui, Wing's team member
Timmy Hung ... Tin Ming - Wing's team member (as Hung Tin Ming)
Tin Chiu Hung ... Chiu - Wing's team member (as Hung Tin Chiu)
Carl Ng ... Carl, Wing's team member
Andrew Lin ... Hoi, Wing's team member
Samuel Pang ... Sam, Wing's team member
Philip Ng ... Phillip, Wing's team member
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Storyline

Inspector Wing of the Hong Kong Police Force has become the victim of a gang, led by the evil Joe. When his entire team is killed, Wing becomes a hapless drunk, feeling guilty for the deaths of his team. A young man with a troubled past pretends to be a police officer working on the case with Wing, to get him back on his feet and begin an adventure to get revenge on the evil Joe and his Gang of Five, especially when it becomes personal. Written by Ninja01

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Cantonese | English | Mandarin

Release Date:

24 September 2004 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Xin jing cha gu shi See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Box Office

Budget:

HKD 80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$715,319 (Hong Kong), 1 October 2004, Limited Release

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,017,558
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jackie Chan sings the theme song, "September Storm". See more »

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SDU (Special Duties Unit), basically Hong Kong's Counter-Terrorism and SWAT team, would have been called to raid the thieves hideout whether Inspector Wing called their support or not. See more »

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[Chan has just knocked a goon out cold]
Zheng Xiaofeng: [Stops fighting and looks at Chan's handiwork] Oh! That's my man!
[Is subsequently punched in the mouth]
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The American DVD version removes a small part of the epilogue where Zheng Xiaofeng as a child is brought back by Inspector Chan to the HK-Mainland border. It ends just after Chan says to Zheng that life can be unfair but he must grow up to be good man (and the concluding repeated voice-over of Zheng introducing himself is moved to the end of this scene). See more »

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Follows Police Story 3: Super Cop (1992) See more »

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September Storm
Sung by Jackie Chan
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Jackie Chan is back and he is in a serious role!
24 September 2004 | by skwongSee all my reviews

The new movie from Jackie Chan deviates from his last few American box office duds as he plays a serious and dramatic role as a Hong Kong police officer. This movie is in fact very good.

Don't expect death defying stunts at this point of Jackie Chan's career. There are some short and fast fight scenes but they are not anything you haven't seen before (except in his American movies). This time Jackie's girl is Charlie Young/Yeung, whom came out from retirement to work on this movie. Jackie's partner is Nicholas Tse, who did a lot of his own stunts in this movie.

The story is simple and is not very believable. With that out of the way, you will enjoy Jackie's seriousness in acting. In many scenes you can see his tears (and no one in the theater was laughing).

This is a breath of fresh air from his last few big duds. The thing is Jackie is in total control making his movies in Hong Kong and he can make the movies he wants.


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