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One of the great 1980s action films. It's also one of the most 1980s action films.
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Police Story

The jaw-dropping set pieces fly fast and furious in the breathtakingly inventive action comedies Police Story and Police Story 2, two smash hits that made Jackie Chan a worldwide icon of daredevil spectacle. The director/star/one-man stunt machine plays Ka-Kui, a Hong Kong police inspector whose methods are, ahem, unorthodox; the phenomenal Maggie Cheung, in a star-making role, plays his much-put-upon girlfriend, May. Packed wall-to-wall with astoundingly acrobatic fight choreography, epic explosions, charmingly goofball slapstick, and awesomely 1980s electro soundtracks, Police Story and Police Story 2 set a new standard for rock-’em-sock-’em mayhem that established Chan as a performer of unparalleled grace and daring and would influence a generation of filmmakers, from Hong Kong to Hollywood.

Directors: Jackie Chan, Chi-Hwa Chen
Writers: Jackie Chan, Edward Tang
Stars: Jackie Chan, Maggie Cheung, Brigitte Lin

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Glendale, 3.15.19 - 3.21.19
Rated NR This film is subtitled This film is subtitled
Runtime: 100 min
Language: Cantonese
FEATURED REVIEW: Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times
The only thing more perfunctory than the title of “Police Story” might be the story itself, and that’s precisely as it should be. A 1985 triumph of farce and fisticuffs that helped launch Jackie Chan as an action star beyond his already huge Asian following, this jo...