People's Hero (1987)

Director
Derek Yee Tung-Sing

Main cast
Ti Lung; Tony Leung Chiu-Wai; Tony Leung Ka-Fai; Paul Chun Pui; Ronald Wong Ban

Genres
Action, Drama, Thriller, Foreign

Description
Ex-gangster Sonny Koo finds himself in the middle of a bank holdup by two inexperienced crooks. The robbery goes awry, but before order can be restored, Sonny assumes control. He proceeds to turn the hostage situation to his advantage, and uses the bank's customers and personnel as leverage to free his girlfriend from prison. On the outside, sympathetic cop Ah Sai debates with his captain over how to handle the situation.


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