Gaam yuk fung wan (Prison on Fire)
Gaam yuk fung wan (Prison on Fire) (1987)

Ringo Lam delivers this two-fisted gritty thriller written by his brother Nam Yin. Timid Lo Ka-yiu (Tony Leung Kar-fai) is thrown in the clink for a three-year stint after being convicted of manslaughter. Possessing none of the requisite… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 13, 1987
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Michael Dequina
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Chow once again takes command, handling the drama and comedy with equal capability.

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Tsubaki Sanjuro
One of the signature movies of Hong Kong cinema from the 80s, Ringo Lam's precise direction hooks you from the very beginning. Good pacing and a great… More
Anthony Valletta
Great Hong Kong action film.
Adam Mahler
A lot of people are scared of getting killed, but for a while it seems the main dangers are explosions of chaotic fights and police brutality, allowing for Chow… More
Jojo Shek
Chow Yun-fat and Tony Leung's best ever as they portrait prisoners trying to fight with every single tough situation within the cells. the climax of the… More
Dean McKenna
This Hong Kong crime-drama prison movie is pretty powerful and believable depiction of the state of prisons in Hong Kong and how much power the triad members… More
Christopher Brown
Excellent prison film with Chan in one of his few supporting roles, and he's great. An intense film.