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      What a Hero

      1992 1h 30m Comedy List
      Reviews A policeman (Andy Lau) fights with his jowly superior (Roy Cheung) and tries to stop his childhood sweetheart (Maggie Cheung) from wedding another. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member Another early action-comedy from Andy Lau. Maggie Cheung is his girlfriend. Paul Chun is his martial arts teacher and father of Maggie. Andy is from a small island, selected to join CID. First day reporting, he has offended a senior officer (Roy Cheung) who is cocky and skillful. Andy join the team under Chan Wai-Man. First assignment is to assist Roy team. Andy become the hero when he save the 2 undercover and defeat the gang boss. Roy ask Andy to join his team but got snubbed. He finds trouble with Chan. Andy spar with Roy but lost. Maggie's rich cousin returns to marry her. He is a snobbish guy. Anthony Wong, colleague of Andy fall for his mum Meg Lam. The commissioner got rob by a gang. Both teams are vying to solve the case. Andy got to know Anthony likes his mum and is angry. They got the lead on the robbery. Roy intercept their phone and got to the robbers first. Andy is fighting a baddie but Roy just watch. Chan went to help Andy but is hurt while saving him. Their place got taken over by Roy. Andy retreat back to his island. The cousin want to quickly marry Maggie and ask Paul to sign a receipt. Maggie ask Andy not to give up, just like her. He went to get her back at the pier. Chan awakes and promise Andy he will not be a softie superior anymore. The robber who was caught break free in the station and open gunfight witht he cops. Roy snatch the credit to nab the robber. They decided to end it all in the taekwando tournament. Both reach the final. Roy suggest not to wear protective gear to spar. Andy games on. He wasn't his match. Paul ask him to play cheat by wearing metal brace. Andy hit his leg and break it. But he didn't wear the metal brace at all. He give Roy a new name and he cries. That's funny. Andy open his own martial arts school. The duet featured in the movie by Andy and Jana Ho is nice . Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/22/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis A policeman (Andy Lau) fights with his jowly superior (Roy Cheung) and tries to stop his childhood sweetheart (Maggie Cheung) from wedding another.
      Director
      Benny Chan Chi-Shun
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      Chinese
      Runtime
      1h 30m