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Time Out says

Three delinquent police cadets are recruited to pose as underworld types to investigate the theft of rocket fuel which can be used as a powerful explosive - a theft seemingly connected with a spate of gangland killings. They uncover a feud between Japanese criminals and a (fulfilled) plot to blow up the HK Convention Centre. This relatively big budget action-comedy offers little more than a series of set pieces (gunfights, sky dives, car chases, etc), individually well enough staged but cumulatively boring. The biggest problem is the shapeless, witless script; minor pleasures include vivid supporting turns from Tsang, Ng and newcomer Wu. A US major has picked up international rights, presumably because of Jackie Chan's cameo in the final reel.
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Release Details

  • Duration:113 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Benny Chan
  • Screenwriter:Benny Chan, Peter Tsi, Koan Hui, Lee Yee-Wah
  • Cast:
    • Nicholas Tse
    • Stephen Fung
    • Sam Lee
    • Grace Ip
    • Daniel Wu
    • Eric Tsang
    • Toru Nakamura
    • Francis Ng
    • Jackie Chan
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