The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown

In honour of the forthcoming release of the late Benny Chan’s Raging Fire, we look back on his career and the genre for which he was best known.

  • Review

    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Final Part: Raging Fire

    Benny Chan’s final film defies expectations with his most hard-edged, hard-hitting action…

    4.5 stars
  • Review

    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 10: The White Storm

    Cementing his status as custodian and vanguard of Classic HK Action Cinema…

    4.5 stars
  • Review

    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 9: Invisible Target

    A kung fu conscious cast for a police flick overflowing with excellent action and suspense…

    4 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 8: Divergence

    Looks great and draws you into its world and story, but ends up all dressed up with nowhere to go…

    3 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 7: New Police Story

    The two great Chans on either side of the camera in their most explosive collaboration, even if literally so…

    3.5 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 6: Heroic Duo

    Straight police action peppered with a quirky driving plot device showcases both sides of Chan well…

    3.5 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 5: Gen-Y Cops

    Say what you will about the actual content, but this was an auspicious success for HK and even the world. Ask Paul Rudd!…

    1.5 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 4: Gen-X Cops

    Chan and HK’s trendiest cops gave a big boost to their film industry when it needed it the most…

    3.5 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 3: Big Bullet

    Hits all its targets from every angle at the bullseye, even if it doesn’t find any new places to target…

    4.5 stars
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    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 2: Man Wanted

    More notable for length and violence than narrative strength or cohesion, there’s still a lot of classic HK packed here…

    2.5 stars
  • Review

    The Benny Chan Cops & Robbers Rundown Part 1: What a Hero!

    Chan ironically begins his run in his signature genre with something totally unlike anything that would follow…

    3 stars
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