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What a Hero!
Year: 1992
"Take that back!!"
Andy Lau and Roy Cheung
Director: Benny Chan Muk-Sing
Cast: Andy Lau Tak-Wah, Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk, Roy Cheung Yiu-Yeung, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Paul Chun Pui, Michael Chan Wai-Man, Wu Feng, Nick Cheung Ka-Fai, Shing Fui-On, Meg Lam Kin-Ming, Ho Tung, Benz Kong To-Hoi, Yuen King-Tan
The Skinny: Fans of Andy Lau or Maggie Cheung may want to check this out, but "forgettable" would be the best word to describe this movie.
Review
by Kozo:
     This marginally entertaining action comedy comes from Benny Chan, future auteur of the Gen-X cop movies. Andy Lau stars as a silly cop who must win a kung-fu competition vs. bastard cop Roy Cheung or the end of the world will occur. Well, not really, but pride will be lost and those who love Andy will be upset. Meanwhile, thereís some crap going on about teams of cops and who's better than who and all that typical HK police comedy jazz. Then pure wackiness ensues. Nick Cheung shows up in an early role as one of Andy Lau's fellow cops. The saving grace of this movie is Maggie Cheung, who manages to be compelling and believable even in total crap. This movie isnít really total crap. But itís close. (Kozo 2000)
Availability: DVD (Hong Kong)
Region 0 NTSC
Mei Ah Entertainment
16x9 Anamorphic Widescreen
Cantonese and Mandarin Language Tracks
Dolby Digital 5.1
Removable English and Chinese Subtitles
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