When a bomb went off unexpectedly during a police operation to disarm it, Poon Shing-Fung, a bomb disposal officer, got caught in the blast and thus lost one of his legs. Poon decided to ... See full summary »

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Herman Yau
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Andy Lau ... Poon Shing Fung
Ching Wan Lau ... Tung Cheuk Man (as Sean Lau)
Ni Ni ... Pong Ling
Kwan-Ho Tse ... Ma Sai Kwan (as Tse Kwan Ho)
Ron Ng ... Lun Ting Pong
Tak-Bun Wong ... Chan King To (as Kenny Wong)
Raymond Chiu Raymond Chiu ... Fat Sze
Zhang Yang Zhang Yang ... Mon
Philip Keung ... Lee Yiu Sing
Chun Kit Chang Chun Kit Chang ... Stephen (as Cheung Chun Kit)
Babyjohn Choi ... Cheung Chi Man / Doctor
Timothy Tse-sing Cheng Timothy Tse-sing Cheng ... Director of Operations, Chan (as Timothy Cheng)
Wilfred Lau Wilfred Lau ... Szeto Wai / Slave
Timmy Hung ... King
Ben Yuen ... Chin Ka On / Money
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When a bomb went off unexpectedly during a police operation to disarm it, Poon Shing-Fung, a bomb disposal officer, got caught in the blast and thus lost one of his legs. Poon decided to leave the police service. Three years later, the police suspect Poon, who was found in a coma at the spot of a terrorist bombing attack, of being involved in several bombing attacks in the past two years. Poon can hardly remember his past and even his own identity due to Post Traumatic Amnesia. He plans to escape to find out the truth. Meanwhile, knowing the terrorist organization's schemes of destroying Hong Kong landmarks, Poon, as the key person between the police and the terrorist organization, would possibly save or destroy lives of the innocent civilians in the city.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Despite being billed as a sequel and Andy Lau returning as a bomb specialist, this movie has nothing to do with the original. See more »

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Believe Me
Performed by Andy Lau and Ni Ni
Compose/Arrange by Jacky Cai
Lyrics by Andy Lau
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Good action thriller, but still not better than SHOCK WAVE.
14 June 2021 | by paulclaassenSee all my reviews

Bigger and better - this is the general motto when it comes to sequels, it seems. But is it always better to go this route?

Sometimes sticking to a formula that worked, is better. The first 'Shock Wave' had a simple premise and it was high profile entertainment. It was realistic and therefore more suspenseful. With 'Shock Wave 2' they attempted Hollywood style action sequences with lots of CGI. Although the action sequences are fast paced and well done, they are not necessarily better than its predecessor. Having said that, it is also not bad. It is thrilling and exciting and the stunts are incredible. There is no suspense here, though, and the film is not as intense as 'Shock Wave' was, and doesn't have the same emotional impact of the first film.

Andy Lau is back, but as a different character. His character, Poon Shing Fung, reminds us of Bourne in the original Bourne film, where he can't remember much and trying to unravel his past - trying to determine whether he is a good guy, or the bad guy. For most parts, it works well. Andy Lau is a great actor and the action sequences more than compensated where the plot lacked credibility. There's also an exciting 20-minute finale.

Would I watch it again? Maybe, but I do prefer 'Shock Wave'.


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Country:

Hong Kong | China

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Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

23 December 2020 (China) See more »

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Shock Wave 2 See more »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$198,914,468
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2.35 : 1
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