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That Demon Within (2014)

Moh ging (original title)
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A dutiful cop, guilt-ridden over saving the life of a gang leader, becomes obsessed with bringing down the crime syndicate of the man he saved.

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Dante Lam

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Wai Lun Ng (screenplay), Dante Lam (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Wu ... Dave Wong
Nick Cheung ... Hon Kong / Riot police officer
Shatina Chen Shatina Chen ... Liz Kwok
Kai Chi Liu ... Broker
Ka Wah Lam ... Inspector Mok
Andy On ... Ben Chan
Kwok-Lun Lee ... Effigy
Stephen Au Stephen Au ... Emcee
Kuan-Chun Chi ... Dave's Father
Ken Wong ... Smart Ass
Deep Ng Deep Ng ... Kwong
Sammuel Leung ... Rookie
Lam Tsing Lam Tsing ... Chanter
Philip Keung ... Station Sergant
Astrid Chi Ching Chan ... Stephanie
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A dutiful cop, guilt-ridden over saving the life of a gang leader, becomes obsessed with bringing down the crime syndicate of the man he saved.

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Quick take on this actor driven action film
12 November 2015 | by jackmeatSee all my reviews

My quick rating - 5,9/10. Another well-made action movie out of Hong Kong. I know they are well known for that and this one isn't as high brow as some but still is a good, solid flick. My problem is even though it was subtitled, I fell asleep watching it. That is abnormal for me so that says something about overall rating. But that being said, this was well acted and had a nice, fluid story to it. By a strange twist of fate, dutiful Hong Kong policeman Dan saves the life of the leader of a violent gang of armed robbers. When they commit another crime, Dan is determined to put an end to their activities. He works with the leader, whom the gang had betrayed, to engineer a plan to wreak havoc within the gang and let the gangsters kill one another. But it becomes increasingly obvious to Dan and to his colleagues that Dan is suffering from a severe mental disorder, and Dan finds that instead of upholding the law as a righteous police officer, he has now become a fugitive wanted for murder.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

18 April 2014 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Kuriminaru afea: Makei See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$77,130, 20 April 2014

Gross USA:

$172,343

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,415,934
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2.35 : 1
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