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5 Ratings

City War

Yi dan hong chun

Directed by Sun Chung
Hong Kong, United States, 1988


Two cops—both partners and best friends—find their friendship and their lives at stake when they try to take down a ruthless drug dealer.

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City War Directed by Sun Chung

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  • HKFanatic's rating of the film City War

    Probably my least favorite Chow Yun Fat 'heroic bloodshed' film, though it's not without its moments. Like many Hong Kong movies of the era, the tone is wildly uneven - switching gears from broad visual comedy to erotic romance and then ultimately descending into pitch-black tragedy. Director Chung Sun seems to struggle with the material, as the final shoot-out lacks the visual clarity of someone like John Woo.

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