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Arrest the Restless (1992)

Lam Gong juen: Fan fei jo fung wan (original title)
Two juveniles get mixed up in a street gang, resulting in the murder of a rival gang leader. A crooked cop pins the murder on the boy, but a detective who knows the truth risks his career to help the kid out.

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Lawrence Ah Mon
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Cast

Credited cast:
Leslie Cheung ... Teddy
Vivian Chow ... Sic Man
Charles Heung ... Sergeant Lam
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sin-Yung Au Sin-Yung Au
Fruit Chan ... Whiz
Gai-Wing Chan Gai-Wing Chan
Man Keung Chan Man Keung Chan
Teddy Chan Teddy Chan
Yuk-Lun Chan Yuk-Lun Chan
Emotion Cheung
Tung Cho 'Joe' Cheung
Wai-Lam Chin Wai-Lam Chin
Hiu-Yee Choi Hiu-Yee Choi
Bik-Ying Chong Bik-Ying Chong
Ga-Lung Chu Ga-Lung Chu
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Two juveniles get mixed up in a street gang, resulting in the murder of a rival gang leader. A crooked cop pins the murder on the boy, but a detective who knows the truth risks his career to help the kid out.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

14 May 1992 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Nam Kong Legend: Anti-Punk Squad See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Confusing but fun, with great action sequences.
11 July 2000 | by wood_beeSee all my reviews

Confusing plot with some moments of very dark drama and some of high farce. Charles Heung displays more humour than his ultra-cool bodyguard (Mr Dragon) from Wong Jing's "God of Gamblers" series would lead one to expect; here he's saddled with an ambitious wife and a career that's going nowhere. Leslie Cheung looks embarrassed at having to play a rebellious teen but he gives it his best shot - and he's always good to watch. The action sequences are excellent, with a street fight between rival gangs of cops the highlight. Meticulous period detail - although the cars look too precious to take such risks with! - and on the whole a great addition to any collection of classic Hong Kong movies.


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