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Island of Greed (1997)

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Island of Greed is a 1997 Hong Kong action crime thriller film directed by Michael Mak and starring Andy Lau and Tony Leung Ka-fai. The film is set and filmed in Taiwan and deals with corruption in the Government of the Republic of China.

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Michael Mak

Writers:

Johnny Mak, Johnny Mak (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Andy Lau ... Capt. Fong Kuo Fai
Tony Ka Fai Leung ... Chou Chiu Sen (as Tony Leung)
Paulyn Sun ... Tsui Miu Heung
Annie Wu ... Ling Fai
Kelly Kuo ... Mui Mei Li
Winston Chao ... Minister Feng
Doze Niu ... Ni Kin Kuo
Li-Chun Lee ... Chairman Hau (as Li Chun Lee)
Shih-Chieh King ... Fai's Supervisor
Fu-Chu Liu Fu-Chu Liu ... Mr. Lam (as Fu Juh Liu)
Hai-Ming Wang Hai-Ming Wang ... (as Hai Ming Wang)
Jui Wang ... Fai's Father (as Hsi Juei Wang)
Adam Chung-Tai Chan ... Wah (as Vithavat Lilaka Johnchit)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antoinette Alden Antoinette Alden
Kuang-Chien Chen Kuang-Chien Chen
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Island of Greed is a 1997 Hong Kong action crime thriller film directed by Michael Mak and starring Andy Lau and Tony Leung Ka-fai. The film is set and filmed in Taiwan and deals with corruption in the Government of the Republic of China.

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Genres:

Action | Crime

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin | English

Release Date:

23 December 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Fong Kuo-Fai: Many years ago, they ruined Mainland China. Our people retreated to Taiwan. If they ruin Taiwan now, where can we go?
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Alternate Versions

UK versions are cut by 4 minutes and completely remove a scene where live chickens are dragged behind vehicles and attacked by dogs. See more »

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Awesome! A gritty movie with good action scenes.
5 September 2018 | by jazrie_edzuanSee all my reviews

A likeable hero and an awesome villain. A great plot with a satisfying ending.


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