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Flash Point (2007)

Dou foh sin (original title)
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A hot-headed inspector takes on a small but powerful Vietnamese-Chinese gang, after a series of crimes and murder attempts committed and putting an undercover cop and his girlfriend in great danger.

Director:

Wilson Yip (as Yip Wai Shun)

Writers:

Kam-Yuen Szeto (as Szeto Kam Yuen), Lik-Kei Tang (as Nicholl Tang)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donnie Yen ... Ma
Louis Koo ... Wilson
Collin Chou ... Tony
Ray Lui ... Archer (as Lui Leung Wai)
Bingbing Fan ... Judy (as Fan Bing Bing)
Kent Cheng ... Inspector Wong
Xing Yu ... Tiger
Ben Lam ... Sam
Lan Law ... Madam Ma (as Law Lan)
Timmy Hung ... Yang
Tony Ho ... Cannon
Ping Ha ... Tony's Mum (as Ha Ping)
Irene Wang Irene Wang ... Cindy
Austin Wai ... Four Eyes
Wai Ai ... Hero (as Ai Wai)
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Storyline

Ma Jun, a cop known for dispensing justice during arrests, teams with Hua Sheng, who's undercover, to try to bring down three merciless Vietnamese brothers running a smuggling ring in the months before the mainland's takeover of Hong Kong. The eldest, Xian Wei Cha (called Zah), is arrested in an operation that exposes Sheng and almost gets him killed. His girlfriend, Qiu Di, who's been unaware of Sheng's profession, wants to see him quit. Jun pursues the gang tirelessly, sometimes ignoring police protocols. Zah's trial approaches, witnesses are in danger, and a showdown is inevitable. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

They made it personal... He'll make them pay.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and brutal martial arts action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Due to the intensity and complexity of the sequence, both Donnie Yen and Collin Chou agreed that their fight sequence at the end of the film was the hardest shoot they had ever done in their respective careers See more »

Goofs

Even though the movie takes place around 1997 there is a BMW X3 a visible and the X3 wasn't available before around 2004. See more »

Alternate Versions

The China version features an additional scene - where Tony's diseased mother shows up looking for her sons - during the final fight with Inspector Ma and Tony. See more »

Connections

References SPL: Kill Zone (2005) See more »

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final fight scene worth waiting for
16 October 2015 | by A_Different_DrummerSee all my reviews

Went out of my way to find this film based on a recommendation from a friend who insisted this was one of best kung fu films ever -- this film also pops up in a Google search for top kung fu films.

Reviewers notes: 1. Yen will go down in film history as one of the best MA stars. He can not only pull off the gravitas to play IP MAN but he is a natural in these police dramas. Manages to appear stoic but involved at the same time 2. There is a final fight scene over 5 minutes long which is worth the wait. Lots of MMA moves including some pro wrestling moves. Many fans call this "modern" kung fu but is probably the wrong name. Fun anyway 3. Aside from Yen and the final fight -- forgettable


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Cantonese | English | Vietnamese

Release Date:

26 July 2007 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Flashpoint See more »

Filming Locations:

Nam Sang Wai, Hong Kong See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,271, 16 March 2008

Gross USA:

$5,151

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,177,725
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DTS | Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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