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Saving Mr. Wu (2015)

Jie jiu Wu xian sheng (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | September 2015 (China)
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Mr. Wu, a Hong Kong movie star, is kidnapped by four unpredictable criminals disguised as police officers. Will he get rescued?

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Sheng Ding
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Lau ... Mr. Wu
Ye Liu ... Xing Feng
Qianyuan Wang ... Zhang Hua
Ruofu Wu Ruofu Wu ... Cao Gang
Xiaorui Zhao Xiaorui Zhao ... Zhang Yi
Peng Lu Peng Lu ... Li Zhidui
Lu Cai ... Xiao Dou
Suet Lam ... Mr. Su
Meng Li ... Chen Chen
Wei Na Wei Na ... Cheng Zong
Ailei Yu Ailei Yu ... A Cang
Xu Yang Xu Yang ... Guo Zi
Zheng Wang Zheng Wang ... Chao Ge
Li Longjun Li Longjun ... Sun Shengli
Sichun Ma ... Liu Yun
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Storyline

Mr. Wu (Andy Lau) is kidnapped in Beijing by Zhang Hua (Wang Qianyuan) and three accomplices, all disguised as cops and demanding a ransom of 3 million RMB. In the ensuing 20 hours, the Chinese detectives led by Chief Xing (Liu Ye) quickly form a task force and sweep the city. Time is of the essence as Mr. Wu is ordered to be killed at 9 PM regardless of whether the money is collected or not. The police eventually apprehend Hua alone. As the deadline approaches, the detectives and captors collide. Written by UEP North America

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | Chinese

Release Date:

September 2015 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Saving Mr. Wu See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,642, 23 October 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$92,696, 23 October 2015
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Sound Mix:

Dolby (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color | Color (original version)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The actor Ye Liu took a call from his son at the end of the movie. The subtitle only showed he said "son". In Chinese he actually said "NouYi" which is the name of his real son. See more »

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The bandits are brilliant, the others are ordinary
19 February 2019 | by yoggworkSee all my reviews

The bandits are brilliant, the others are ordinary. There are loopholes in the plot from the beginning. But the timeline and the plot are all right. It doesn't look messy and boring.


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