Gunmen (1988)

  |  Action, Drama, Western


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This story follows a cop in Shanghai during the 1930s. His department is overrun with corruption, while gangsters rule the city via the opium trade.


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15 May 2012 | Sevket_Erhat
5
| So so HK film
Gunmen is one of the titles I wanted to watch for quite some time but couldn't due to the copy not having English subtitles. I was expecting a Hong Kong action movie with guns blazing (hence the name Gunmen) but I was greatly disappointed. First of all everyone might disagree with me but I cannot stand Tony Leung as the lead actor. I mean he was OK in movies like Prison on Fire and Election but he sucks in this one. The story is so-so as the tale of a man returning home after civil war and becoming a detective. As for Elvis Tsui he had a good performance but I cannot say the same for Waise Lee. The action was OK but do not expect to watch a John Woo movie that takes place in the 1920's

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Genres

Action | Drama | Western

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Release Date:

22 October 1988

Language

Cantonese, French


Country of Origin

Hong Kong

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