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Sexy and Dangerous
Chinese: 古惑女之決戰江湖
The girls of Sexy and Dangerous
Year: 1996
Director: Billy Tang Hin-Sing
Producer: Wong Jing
Action: Dion Lam Dik-On
Cast: Loletta Lee Lai-Chun, Karen Mok Man-Wai, Francis Ng Chun-Yu, Marianne Chan Miu-Ying, Teresa Mak Ka-Kei, Michael Tong Man-Lung, Ben Ng Ngai-Cheung, Michael Lam Wai-Leung, Lily Chung Suk-Wai, Lee Kin-Yan, Spencer Lam Seung-Yi, Wong Yat-Fei, Mimi Chu Mi-Mi, Maria Cordero, Lee Lik-Chee, Lee Siu-Kei, Vincent Kok Tak-Chiu, Manfred Wong, Bat Leung-Gum
The Skinny: The Young and Dangerous formula gets a female-centered spin-off which, unlike it's inspiration, doesn't really glorify triad life. Fun and entertaining crap from the Wong Jing/BOB factory.
by Kozo:

This spin-off of the popular Young and Dangerous series finds a quartet of hot triad babes doing their triad babe thing on the streets of Causeway Bay. Triad babes Marble and Van (Loletta Lee and Karen Mok) finds themselves targeted by rival triads because Marble used to be the girlfriend of handsome triad leader Brother One (Michael Tong Man-Lung).

In response, Brother One decides to step down from his Big Brother position, but not before someone gets acid thrown into his face and knife fights break out in the streets. Meanwhile, there's hijinks involving dopey triad loser George (Francis Ng), who lusts after Marble.

Quite possibly made in a week, this low-rent action comedy from Wong Jing and Billy Tang actually proves to be entertaining and fun, despite having zero in the way of depth or lasting impact. The usage of tough girls is always a welcome Hong Kong plot device, and the actresses (Marianne Chan and Teresa Mak round out the quartet) are engaging. Karen Mok continues to show admirable presence.

There is an occasional brutal moment, and the film doesn't do much for gender equality (it seems these tough triad chicks are still defined by their relationships). If you're for deep filmmaking, look elsewhere. This is just cheap entertainment with some Young and Dangerous asides to please the fans. For fun, they cast Francis Ng (Ugly Kwan from Young and Dangerous) as the wimpy George, and he nearly steals the film in an anti-Kwan performance. Not a must-see, but you could do worse. (Kozo 1996)

Availability: DVD (Hong Kong)
Region 0 NTSC
Mei Ah Laser
Cantonese and Mandarin Language Tracks
English and Chinese Subtitles

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