Hong Kong Godfather

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Hong Kong Godfather
HongKongGodfather.jpg
Film poster
Traditional 衝擊天子門生
Simplified 冲击天子门生
Mandarin Chōng Jí Tiān Zǐ Mén Shēng
Cantonese Cung1 Gik1 Tin1 Zi2 Mun4 Sang1
Directed by Ho Cheuk-wing
Produced by Chan Chi-ming
Screenplay by Nam Yin
Starring Andy Lau
Roy Cheung
Tommy Wong
Lung Fong
Yu Li
Joey Wong
Music by Jim Sam
Cinematography Ray Wong
Edited by Kwok Ting-hung
Production
company
Wang Fat Film Production
Distributed by Golden Princess Amusement
Release date
12 September 1991 (1991-09-12)
Running time
94 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$8,799,652

Hong Kong Godfather is a 1991 Hong Kong action film directed by Ho Cheuk-wing starring Andy Lau.

Plot[edit]

When the leader of the Hung Hing syndicate is framed for the murder of a high ranking cop, he goes into hiding and leaves the syndicate in the hands of his sons with his youngest son Koo Siu York (Andy Lau) taking his place. A rival Triad branch is looking to move in on their territory and a war soon erupts between the two groups with a newly appointed CID detective (Roy Cheung) caught in the middle.

Cast[edit]

  • Andy Lau as Koo Siu-york
  • Roy Cheung as Inspector Leung Chun-pong
  • Tommy Wong as Michael Koo Wu
  • Lung Fong as Fred
  • Yu Li as Jenny Lam
  • Joey Wong as Mrs. Leung Chun-pong
  • Alan Tang
  • Jason Pai as Mark Koo
  • Pau Fong as Koo Sau-chung
  • Lo Lieh as Detective Sam Lam
  • Lam Chung as Detective
  • Lau Kong as Detective Lau
  • Bill Lung as Woody
  • Kong Foo-tak as Hitman
  • Alan Ng as Koo Kwok-cheung
  • Lo Hung as Inspector Leung's superior
  • Stephen Wong
  • Raymond Yu
  • Kong Foo-keung as Hitman
  • Hung Chi-sing as Policeman
  • Yeung Kin-wai
  • Fung Man-kwong
  • Lee Yung
  • Lee Hok-leung
  • Leung Kam-san as Uncle Wai
  • Wai Ching as Triad at meeting
  • Jack Wong as York's man
  • Stephen Tung as Police truck driver
  • Jacky Cheung Chun-hung as Triad member
  • Wai Nai-yip as Bodyguard
  • Yu Ming-hin
  • Chan King-chi
  • Ching Kwok-leung as Hitman
  • Robert Zajac
  • Chun Kwai-po
  • Wong Kim-wai
  • Fan Chin-hung
  • Choi Hin-cheung
  • Ling Chi-hung
  • Ho Wing-cheung
  • Mandy Chan
  • Douglas Kung
  • Woo Wing-tat
  • Chan Siu-wah
  • Fei Kin
  • Tang Tai-wo
  • Ha Kwok-wing
  • Sam Wong
  • Christopher Chan
  • Jameson Lam

[1] [2]

Reception[edit]

Critical[edit]

Mike Fury of Hong Kong Cinemagic gave the film a positive review praising its realistic action scenes, characters and balanced approach to the conflict between police and criminals.[3]

Box office[edit]

The film grossed HK$8,799,652 at the Hong Kong box office during its theatrical run from 12 September to 3 October 1991.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hong Kong Godfather". imdb.com. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Hong Kong Godfather". chinesemov.com. Retrieved 30 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Hong Kong Cinemagic - Hong Kong Godfather Review". 

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