A dark and handsome true-crime thriller about kidnapping and police corruption in Hong Kong. The movie is fast paced and full of classic Jackie battles. There is a good balance between the action sequences and the dramatic scenes that ultimately gives the film a solid, stylish look. Jackie Chan's Top Ten films of all time starts with Number 10 Crime Story Aka That Beast in Homicide Directed by Kirk Wong Stars: Jackie Chan, Kent Cheng, Blacky Ko and Law Kar Ying 1993 saw Jackie Chan shoot Crime story that would put some of his critics to shame that said Jackie couldn't act. Before heading back to Hong Kong, Chan sees Hung talking to one of the gangsters and then killing him, and realizes that he is secretly assisting his bosses.
With so many of these films arriving on Blu-ray in Hong Kong and now in the U. It shows a serious side to Jackie which is really good. The director also discusses some of the dilemmas The Protector presented for example, at the time Jackie Chan spoke very little English. Shortly after, Hung, who is already aware that Chan suspects him, attempts to kills his partner on a ship that has been used by the kidnappers. Soon after, the businessman is kidnapped by a powerful gang with connections in Taiwan. The man leads Chan and Hung to a building on the outskirts of Taipei where the ransom money are delivered. This was actually a film Jet Li was down to play Jackie Chan's character and I just cant imagine him now in this role.
Whilst he recovers, Chan is assigned to watch over businessman Wong Yat-fei who has suspicions of a kidnap plot against him. The relentlessly driven Chan finds himself fighting his personal demons, mobsters, and his assigned partner, Inspector Hung. There are no serious distortions or audio dropouts on the two tracks to report in this review. A violent shootout erupts as Inspectors Chan and Hung arrive. I would still invest the collectors edition as it brings more action, suspense and intrigue.
His core fans expect extravagant stunts, stylish choreography, and usually a little slapstick comedy. When Chan eventually catches up with Hung, actor Kent Cheng, although stunt-doubled in a few places, takes as hard a beating as anybody in the film. Back at headquarters, the suspect challenges Chan to a fight. The special collector's edition of Jackie Chan's classic 1993 Crime Story. In English and Cantonese, with optional English subtitles for the two films. Chan then confronts Hung inside a derelict ship instigating a sequence of bruising high falls, as Jackie bounces around the rusting hull like a rag doll. The film currently holds a 94% approval rating on.
Only a few, however, have the marquee comedic overtones that helped Chan become a superstar. We are writers, martial arts practitioners and film-makers consumed by a passion for everything connected to the martial arts, and we love sharing it! Ko and he sends his goons after them. His body was never found and he was declared legally dead in 1999. If you have not already picked up the Hong Kong Blu-ray release of Crime Story, I would recommend that you consider Shout Factory's release as it also includes The Protector and some interesting supplemental features, including a new video interview with director James Glickenhaus. Jackie drives down a near-vertical slope to catch up with the kidnappers, with several close-ups showing he is in the driving seat for much of the stunt. Screencaptures 1-9 are from Crime Story, while screencaptures 10-20 are from The Protector.
As Inspector Eddie Chan, Jackie delivers one of the most serious, dramatic and best acting performances of his career, even to date, answering those critics. A new partner Detective Hung Kent Cheng is brought in to help Eddie break the case and find out about the disappearance of the businessman. All goes well in the movie until the end spoiler alert! In it the comedy elements that appear in many of his previous films are replaced by a stronger dramatic pulse, and the focus of attention is primarily on the events surrounding the kidnapping of the businessman. Quite predictably, the action is sizzling. Some edge shimmer is also visible on both films it is more prominent on The Protector.
Svet Atanasov on January 14, 2013 where this Blu-ray release scored 2. As the movie progresses Jackie runs into all kinds of people out to kill him for what he knows and a secret or two buried right in his own office. Naturally, the dynamic progression of the film is a lot better than that of many of Chan's classic films. Jackie Chan's Crime story was a leap for Jackie in terms of such a straight laced strong character to play on screen, sticking two fingers up to those who said he was a one trick pony. If you already have the first edition of this great movie. Number 10 as voted for, by you the fans, I give you Crime Story The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback.
Several of the alleged kidnappers were caught and said that the 57-year-old Wang had been thrown into the sea from the boat where he was being held. Jackie armed with only a revolver takes on several machine-gun wielding bad guys. The businessman's suspicions come to fruition and is taken in a high speed chase. Things quickly get out of control. .
Kirk Wong's Crime Story brings a Jackie Chan that no one had seen before to the screen and its a triumph. It was released in 2007 and is about 107 minutes long. The cop Crime Story Eddie Chan Jackie Chan, , , an honest Hong Kong cop, is ordered to protect a local businessman Law Kar-Ying, Viva Erotica, Tricky Business who fears that he could be the target of a kidnapping plot. The majority of the action sequences in it are well choreographed, though admittedly not as elaborate as those seen in many of Chan's previous films. For the record, Shout Factory have provided optional English subtitles for both films. While the film was still in pre-production, his agent Jim Choy was gunned down by Triads.