Sworn Brothers (1987)

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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.

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20 August 2001 | eraceheadd
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| A new look at the same old story.
Sworn Brothers stands out from the crowd of Hong Kong films with the same themes because it's just a bit more brutal, and just a bit more entertaining. The name says it all, "sworn brothers" one is a cop – the other a crook, bla, bla, bla, uncle gets hurt, brothers go to war. So the plot is not new, but with some exciting action sequences and over the top violence, the film rises slightly above the endless HK flicks that deal with the same subjects of honor, loyalty and family. (OK – it's no John Woo flick or anything, it's just fun.)

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Action | Drama

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Release Date:

12 March 1987

Language

Cantonese, Mandarin


Country of Origin

Hong Kong

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