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Time Out says

Kirk Wong's determination to play this straight (there's no space for any of Jackie Chan's comedy schticks, and not much for set-piece stunts either) makes this the best pure thriller Chan has ever starred in. He plays a cop assigned to rescue a wealthy but morally dubious property developer (Law) from the gang which is holding him to ransom. But even his most ingenious efforts to trick the kidnappers go awry - because his corrupt superior Inspector Hung (Cheng) is secretly behind the whole thing. Moody visuals, expertly paced montages and climactic sequences aboard a rusting sea-tanker and in a burning slum tenement all deliver above and beyond genre norms.
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Release Details

  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Kirk Wong
  • Screenwriter:Cheun Tin-Nam, Chan Man-Keung, Cheung Lai-Ling
  • Cast:
    • Jackie Chan
    • Kent Cheng
    • Law Kar-Ying
    • Ko Shou-Liang
    • Ng Wing-Mei
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