Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets his old Orphanage gang, dubbed the “Five Lucky Stars,” to help him. They don’t like this much, but they do it.
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Like Joe Dante directing a kung-fu caper, this gonzo, comic-book style blend of frenetic action, pop art visuals & scenes of Three Stooges slapstick hits the ground running with a lengthy chase across several locations & ends with a relentless third act that takes full advantage of its amusement park setting. Mondrian inspired compositions & bright pastels anticipate the filmmaking style of the great Dragons Forever.