PG-13 | | Action, Comedy, Crime
A loyal and dedicated Hong Kong inspector teams up with a reckless and loudmouthed LAPD detective to rescue the Chinese Consul's kidnapped daughter, while trying to arrest a dangerous crime lord along the way.
The film is considered to be a remake of Red Heat (1988). Both films are about tough foreign policemen who go to the United States and partner up with cocky American policemen to take on a crime lord from the tough foreign policeman's country.
Want to blow something up, huh? Come on push the button. Push the button.
Soo Yung: What are you doing?
Carter: Just playing, play along.
Carter: Come on push the button!
Soo Yung: Yeah come on, push the button!
Carter: Blow everybody up!
Soo Yung: Yeah blow everybody up!
Carter: Push the goddamn button!
Soo Yung: Push ...
In the Billiard Hall at the beginning of the fight, Lee goes to grab a barstool with his feet and it has a bright red seat cover and round metal legs. Right before he hits the bartender, it changes to a dull red seat cover and black painted two by fours for the legs.
Outtakes from the film play during the end credits.
English, Cantonese, Mandarin
$33,001,803 (USA) (20 September 1998)
$141,153,686 (USA) (21 February 1999)
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