Infernal Affairs (2002)

R   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama


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A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.


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Directors:

Andrew Lau , Alan Mak

Writers:

Alan Mak, Felix Chong

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22 October 2006 | egodraconis
8
| This original surpasses Hollywood's knock-off "The Departed"
I ran across this movie some time ago on Netflix, and the description intrigued me. While I am not always one for subtitled films, I did not find it to be a distraction with his movie because the plot captivated me.

As many of you are aware, this movie was remade by Hollywood and released in 2006 under the name "The Departed" where it has been treated by the media as such a "fabulous" and "innovative" storyline. None of them bothered to discover that "The Departed" was a remake of this movie.

Happily, some of the classic lines such as chopping one up and feeding him to the poor survived the Hollywood chopping block, but the fabulous method of communicating secretly via Morse Code did not make the transition from Hong Kong to Hollywood.

My suggestion: if you loved this original, then do not disappoint yourself watching the Hollywood remake.

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Budget:

$6,428,966 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,680 26 September 2004

Gross USA:

$169,659

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,836,958

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