Ko Dou Gai Bei (1997)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Gangster Film  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong  |  
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After his Hollywood debut (Maximum Risk), Hong Kong director Ringo Lam returned to his homeland for the 34-day shoot of this $13 million action pic. After cops find a corpse and bomb chemicals, Inspector Pao (Lau Ching-wan) arrests suspect Mak Kwan (Francis Ng), hoping his girlfriend will lead them to his Taiwan gang, but Mak makes an escape and the girlfriend makes off for Macao. Pao figures that the gang will go for the $230 million at the Hong Kong Jockey club. Shown at 1997 film festivals (Rotterdam, Berlin).

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bomb, corpse, escape, girlfriend, imprisonment, lawman, on-the-run, outlaw [Western], police, suspicion