A tough, violent look inside today's Hong Kong underworld. Sworn Brothers is the dramatic, tragic story of two men brought up closer than most brothers. Now they find they stand on different sides of the law.
Two cops are partnered together and decide to protect two beautiful women who are actually rivals--one, a woman released from prison, the other, an actress who's been targeted for rape--while in search of escaped murderous convicts.
Michal Mak's second sequel to his brother's action classic finds an ex-soldier/escaped death row prisoner fleeing to Hong Kong and forced to work for a gang of criminals when they kidnap the woman he loves.
Andy Lau, Norman Chu and Teddy Robin are three career thieves. One day a valuable scroll, headed for a museum exhibition, is placed under Lau's care. Lau's main job is to foil any attempts by Chu and Robin to steal the scroll.
This is an overkill drama flick from Hong Kong that tells the story of a woman named Yuk (Season Ma) and her life behind bars. Life is of course not so dandy in a women prison, as she sees violence, death and despair.
Somehow, the story also involves inmate Winnie Wong (Carrie Ng) and her relationship with boyfriend Yung (Andy Lau), which I thought drags the movie's pacing. Inmate 5354 (Meg Lam) served as some comedy relief in the film, but I thought the entire atmosphere was dark and too somber.
Just about the entire story was overly dramatic and overkill.
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