Gen-X Cops (Dak ging san yan lui) (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

Gen-X Cops (Dak ging san yan lui) (1999)

Gen-X Cops (Dak ging san yan lui) (1999)

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Young upstart cops are thrown into a maelstrom of danger in this Hong Kong-lensed action thriller. Ten tons of powerful explosives, recently recovered from smugglers, have been stolen by a Japanese terrorist group, led by criminal mastermind Akatura, and the Hong Kong police have to act quickly before the explosives fall into the wrong hands or are used against the wrong people. Chan (Eric Tsang), a effective but non-conformist police detective, decides to use cops that no one will suspect are cops; he pulls three promising but unlikely-looking students from the Police Academy and gives them a crash course on tracking terrorists. Jack (Nicholas Tse), Alien (Sam Lee), and Match (Stephen Fung) are soon sent out to infiltrate the operations of Akatura's right-hand man Daniel (Daniel Wu); along the way, they join forces with Y2K (Grace Yip), a female crime fighter with a talent for electronics. But the young cops soon discover that busting an international terrorist network is no piece of cake; their initial plan goes haywire, and they learn that Akatura plans to use his new-found firepower against the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Boasting a high level of visual polish, Gen-X Cops features visual effects from Joe Viskocil and Sam Nicholson, who have worked on such blockbusters as Independence Day, Apollo 13, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Jackie Chan also makes a brief cameo appearance.

Cast

Sam Lee
as Alien
Daniel Wu
as Daniel
Winston Chan
as Police Officer
Francis Ng
as Lok Wai-Lan
Gordon Lam
as Dinosaur
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Critic Reviews for Gen-X Cops (Dak ging san yan lui)

All Critics (4)

Style can't make the three lead characters less annoying.

Full Review… | April 1, 2009
TheMovieReport.com

Audience Reviews for Gen-X Cops (Dak ging san yan lui)

Exciting to watch! Especially with favorite actors like Daniel Wu and Nicholas Tse. they kick ass in this action packed movie that is both funny and serious at the same time. I just loved it!

Holly F.
Holly F.
½

Silly and stupid, this movie is also fairly entertaining. Some sweet stunts are sprinkled throughout and Eric Tsang rocks.

Evan Favreau
Evan Favreau

light HK action fare..nick at his usual best..this kind of movie entertains as long as you park your mind at the door..all around attractive cast of characters...

alan jay
alan jay

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