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Gen-X Cops (1999)

Dak ging san yan lui (original title)
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A ridiculed HK cop hires 3 cadets, directly (thrown) out of police academy, to go undercover and get the criminals, who stole explosives and killed his partner.

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Benny Chan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Tse ... Jack
Stephen Fung ... Match
Sam Lee ... Alien
Grace Yip ... Y2K
Eric Tsang ... Inspector Chan
Daniel Wu ... Daniel
Tôru Nakamura ... Akatora
Terence Yin ... Tooth
Francis Ng ... Lok
Jaymee Ong ... Haze
Moses Chan ... Superindentent To (as Chan Ho)
Ken Lo ... Inspector Wing (as Low Houi Kang)
Bey Logan ... SDU Commander
Irene Luk Irene Luk ... Lok's girl
Tracy Wong Tracy Wong ... Lok's girl
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Storyline

The "Generation X Cops" are four young officers of the Hong Kong Police, joined together to fight against organized crime using all possible means, even if this would lead them to break the law. Their first assignement: eliminate a gang of criminals who have stolen a shipload of explosives. Written by Laurens Koehoorn <laurens.koehoorn@planetinternet.be>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Gen-X Cops - The Movie

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English | Japanese

Release Date:

18 June 1999 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Gen-X Cops See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

HKD30,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Media Asia Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The police station was filmed on the fifth floor of West Island School in Hong Kong. The meeting room is the study room of the upper school area, and it also doubles as the infirmary. Other scenes take place right outside of that room. In fact, you can see the blue lockers in the background. See more »

Goofs

In a meeting early in the movie, the discussion is interrupted by Chan's belated entrance. As Chan takes his seat, we see computer screens behind him. Between shots, these screens change three times though everyone in the room is seated at the table and the people nearest the computers are facing away from the keyboards. See more »

Quotes

Match: [to Jack] You gotta stop thinking with your dick!
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Connections

References First Kid (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

XXXX
Written by Stephen Fung/Davy
Sung by Stephen Fung
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An Up and Coming Star in Nicholas Tse
20 July 2001 | by eibon09See all my reviews

Almost ten years after the impressive debut of Benny Chan, comes this erratic action film that does have a few bright spots. Response piece to the Andy Lau breakthrouh feature, Tian Ruo You Qing/Moment of Romance(1990). A more light and humorous film than A Moment of Romance(1990) which was a tragedy. The humor in here ranges to very funny to very bad. One actor that stands out in his performance is singer and actor, Nicholas Tse.

Tejing Xinrenlei/Gen X Cops(1999) represents the new generation of performers in Hong Kong Cinema today. Eric Tsang has the thankless role of Inspector Chan. The action scenes are high tech but not as impressive as action during the hayday of Hong Kong cinema. Nicholas Tse is a cross between Andy Lau and Leslie Cheung in his acting style. Will be known in the future years more for his cast than for the movie itself.


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