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Island of Fire (Huo shao dao) (Jackie Chan Is the Prisoner) (Island on Fire)

Genres: Drama, Action & Adventure, Art House & International
Release Date: Aug 1, 1991
DVD Release Date: Feb 20, 2001
Starring: Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Yu Wang, Andy Lau, Hsiung Chun, Chung-Hua Tao
Directed by: Yen-ping Chu
Synopsis: Chu Yen-ping directs this all-star cast prison flick about cop Huang Wei (Tony Leung Kar-fai) who goes into the clink undercover to figure out how the fingerprints of a long deceased death-row inmate ended up at the scene of a recent murder. There he quickly runs afoul of gangland powers, making his life a living hell. His fellow inmates include Lung (Jackie Chan) who killed a card sharp to pay for an operation for his girlfriend; Triad (Andy Lau Tak-wah) who looking for the guy who killed his brother in jail; and Lui (Sammo Hung Kam-po) a sadsack con who regularly breaks out to visit his son. Later, Huang kills a prison guard and is sentenced to death. He soon learns that the jail's crazed warden is using supposedly executed criminals to kill crime bosses who are beyond the law. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi
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