R | | Action, Crime, Drama
A Special Agent is assigned to protect a wealthy business magnate. However, when the businessman is kidnapped in a daring ambush, he teams up with a seasoned detective to crack the case. But soon he discovers the case isn't that simple.
Jet Li was originally considered for the role of Eddie Chan. While this movie was still in pre-production, his agent Jim Choy was gunned down by the Triads. The incident caused Li to opt out of making a movie about organized crime, as he was afraid of attracting the wrong attention, so he chose to do Tai-Chi Master (1993) instead.
When Portuguese is being brought in, his hands are cuffed together in front of him. He grabs another set of cuffs from a cop and uses them to fasten the cuffs he's wearing to a copying machine. In the next shot, he is still cuffed to the machine, but his hands are not cuffed together.
The international/export version from Golden Harvest is identical to the Hong Kong one, except for localized credits and dialogue.
Mandarin, Hokkien, Cantonese