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Police Story

Chinese: 警察故事

Year: 1985

Director: Jackie Chan

Producer: Leonard Ho Koon-Cheung Cast: Jackie Chan (Sing Lung), Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia, Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk, Chor Yuen, Bill Tung Piu, Charlie Cho Cha-Lei, Ken Tong Chun-Yip, Wu Feng, Mars

Synopsis:
Corrupt Hong Kong police detective Hung joins several powerful magnates from Hong Kong, China and Taiwan in a plot to kidnap Hong Kong billionaire real estate mogul Wong Yat Fei. But Inspector Eddie Chan (Jackie Chan), known for his loyalty and brilliance, is assigned the case. Hung volunteers to be his partner in order to lead the investigation astray. The investigation takes the pair to Taiwan, and Chan begins to suspect his partner may be one of the kidnappers. As Chan continues to hunt down suspects and gets closer to solving the case, Hung tries to kill Chan. Chan apprehends Hung. In an explosive climax in a burning building, Hung unsuccessfully tries to escape from Chan. Before he dies, Hung tells Chan where Wong is being hidden. Wong is rescued by the police, and begins a new life in a foreign country. This film is based on the true story of the kidnapping and disappearance of Hong Kong real-estate magnate Wong Tak Fai.

Source: MyAsiaCinema


Awards:
5th Annual Hong Kong Film Awards

• Winner – Best Picture
• Winner – Best Action Design (Jackie Chan)
• Nomination – Best Director (Jackie Chan)
• Nomination – Best Actor (Jackie Chan)
• Nomination – Best Actress (Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia)
• Nomination – Best Cinematography (Cheung Yiu-Cho)
• Nomination – Best Editing (Cheung Yiu-Chung)   Availability: DVD (Hong Kong)

Related Movie:
Police Story 2 (1988)
Police Story 3: Supercop (1992)
Police Story 4: First Strike (1996)


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