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Infernal Affairs 3 (2003)
"Mou gaan dou III: Jung gik mou gaan" (original title)

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Months after the events of the original film, Ming suspects a police superintendent as being a new mole for the triads, while years earlier, Yan embarks on his first mission.

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Chan Wing Yan (as Tony Leung)
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Inspector Shen Chen (as Chen Dao Ming)
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SP Wong Chi Shing (as Anthony Wong)
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Chun (as Lee Chi Hung)
Ka Tung Lam ...
Inspector Billy (as Lam Ka Tung)
Ting Yip Ng ...
Inspector Cheung (as Ng Ting Yip)
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Because Chan was being expelled from the school in 1991, SP Yeung Kam Wing graduated, with all police reports distinctions, being the first in whole class. Twelve year later, he was being sent, working to Lau. Ten months after Chan dies, Yeung's spy had blew a case and the spy wish to kill Yeung, but Yeung took his gun and shot him to conclude this failure. Lau gave Yeung car park seat B3A6 when Yeung met Lau. Yeung asked Chan who he is, but Chan didn't remember him. Sam works with Yeung and Lau is recording Yeung's words so that he can sue Yeung. Yeung is a police SP, which is being sent to Sam as the spy from police. Lau doesn't really know Yeung's Police SP position and wish to catch Yeung to the police head. Yeung work with another inspector who is a good friend of Yeung himself. Lau sneaked into Yeung's office, stealing the cassette, and ask the head to tell him that Yeung is the spy of the triad, Sam's triad. The inspector friend of Yeung, without found by Lau, changed Lau's own... Written by SangWoo_KwoN

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12 December 2003 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Mou gaan dou III: Jung gik mou gaan  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$273,513 (Japan) (15 April 2005)

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$273,513 (Japan) (15 April 2005)
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When Inspector Lau is looking at the cameras which he placed in Yeung's office through his mobile, you can see a timeline at the bottom of the screen of the mobile. Thus revealing it is a pre-recorded shot. See more »

Quotes

Inspector Lau Kin Ming: I'm a cop too!
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Connections

Follows Infernal Affairs 2 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

ROAD TO INFERNO
Composed by Andy Lau, Jacky Chan and Marco Wan
Lyrics by Andy Lau
Produced by Andy Lau, Jacky Chan, and Tony Kiang
Performed by Hacken Lee
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Tying up loose ends
13 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While this is a great film with an incomparable score and outstanding cinematography, it leaves a lot to be desired.

It is really not necessary as the first two films really give us all we need. It is light on action and heavy on psychological trauma. Andy Lau as Inspector Lau has taken care of all the moles - or he thinks he has. he is not sure and wants to be clear there is nothing tying him to Sam so he can be the good cop he wants to be. SP Leung is a creepy fellow and we are never sure just what he is. Is he a mole, or just a crooked cop. It is never clear.

I was glad that Kelly Chen got a much bigger role as Dr. lee, but it would have been even better if we saw a relationship with Yan. It was obvious that she had love for him, but it never blossomed on screen. Yes, I know that would be a violation of the doctor-patient relationship, but it was there under the surface. Why didn't it come out.

We got to see quite a bit of Tony Leung in this film, and that is always a good thing.

It was very distracting the way the film jumped back and forth through time. It was trying to tie up the loose ends, but it was disconcerting.

It could have been an outstanding film, but it'll just have to be great to see the actors and enjoy their performance.


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