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City Under Siege (2010)

Chun sing gai bei (original title)
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When circus clown Sunny gets transformed into a super-powered mutant, he finds himself pitted against his fellow circus performers who were altered in the same accident, and who are now using their powers to wreck havoc around the city.

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Benny Chan

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Benny Chan (screenplay), Ram Ling (as Chi-Man Ling) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aaron Kwok ... Sunny
Qi Shu ... Angel
Jing Wu ... Sun Hao (as Jacky Wu)
Jingchu Zhang ... Cheng Xiuhua
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chrissie Chau ... Youyou
Mo-Chan Chik Mo-Chan Chik
Collin Chou ... Zhang Dachu
Chi-Kui Fong Chi-Kui Fong
Elanne Kwong ... Angel's TV Replacement
Kibby Lau Kibby Lau ... CSS reporter
Yau-Kuen Law Yau-Kuen Law
Simon Lee Simon Lee ... Advertiser
Sun-Him Lee Sun-Him Lee ... Police Officer
Man-Wai Luk Man-Wai Luk
Nan Tie Nan Tie ... Liu Zhenxing
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When circus clown Sunny gets transformed into a super-powered mutant, he finds himself pitted against his fellow circus performers who were altered in the same accident, and who are now using their powers to wreck havoc around the city.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese | Japanese

Release Date:

12 August 2010 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

City Under Siege See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,851,248
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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City Under Siege Main Theme
composer & arranger Anthony Chue & lyrics by Siu May
performed by Aaron Kwok
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Schlocky but fun HK sci-fi action movie with Aaron Kwok
8 August 2010 | by l_c_worldSee all my reviews

I happened to catch this movie at the theater. This is a B movie. HK superstar pop singer-actor Aaron Kwok plays a not too bright good guy. The always dependable Colin Chou plays a bad guy (with a team of villains) who is an ace knife thrower. The always pretty Hsu Qi is a TV news reporter and the damsel in distress.

Aaron and Collin(and his buddies) went down a mine shaft and got infected with a bio weapon virus that turns them into super humans, sort of like the Hulk, just not that big. It is all rather cheesy. They fight Kung Fu (with wire-work).

Aaron Kwok made this silly movie rather enjoyable with his performance. There are two actors from China who plays a couple with special knowledge of these bio phenomenas from China who are there to investigate and assist and fight. These two bore the hell out of me. However Collin and Hsu Qi are both good in their roles.

This movie is worth a rental if you like schlocky stuff. Forget it if you're looking for anything even half serious. A lot of kids in the theater who enjoyed the movie, despite the comic book violence and gore.


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