Gu huo zi: Zhi ren zai jiang hu (Young and Dangerous) (1996) - Rotten Tomatoes

Gu huo zi: Zhi ren zai jiang hu (Young and Dangerous) (1996)

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Based on the popular Hong Kong comic strip, "Guwak tsai" ("Triad Kids"), Young and Dangerous and its simultaneously released sequel are the first in what is to be a series of lively crime actioners. The first tells the story of how a street punks and their leader Chan Ho-Nam land themselves an esteemed position in the Hung Hing triad by killing a rival. Unfortunately, their sudden promotion sets in motion internal strife causing long time rivalries to flare and tragedy ensues leaving Nam suddenly out of the triad and eager for revenge against the triad's head troublemaker Kwan.

Cast

Ekin Cheng
as Chan Ho-nam
Jordan Chan
as Chicken Chiu
Gigi Lai
as Smartie
Chi Hung Ng
as Uncle Bee
Simon Yam
as Chiang Tin-Sung
Michael Tse
as Dai Tin-Yee
Jason Chu
as Chou-Pan
Jerry Lamb
as Pou-Pan
Suki Chan
as Ho Yan
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Critic Reviews for Gu huo zi: Zhi ren zai jiang hu (Young and Dangerous)

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Audience Reviews for Gu huo zi: Zhi ren zai jiang hu (Young and Dangerous)

Not bad, but nothing really amazing about this. There's many films from Hong Kong like this that came previously, but it's entertaining and watchable despite the lack of action and violence. The characters were likable and none too annoying, though Simon Yam should have had a larger role. It's a little too cheesy at times in it's attempts to be hip and cool but that adds to the appeal.

Lee ?
Lee ?

Super Reviewer

½

While most of the films in this franchise are pretty much interchangable this one, along with the second film, are not that bad at all. Jordan Chan is a lot of fun to watch, and Francis Ng and Simon Yam are in this.

Tsubaki Sanjuro
Tsubaki Sanjuro

Super Reviewer

½

One of the highlights of 1990 Hong Kong Cinema, cementing the stardom of Ekin Cheng and Jordan Chan.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

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