PTU (PTU - Police Tactical Unit)
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A street war breaks out between the officers of the Police Tactical Unit (PTU) and underground thugs. The action centers on a police sergeant who has lost his handgun and is desperate to get it back.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The point of the exercise is really the unfolding of sundry edgy night-time encounters and action set-pieces, each constructed with To's customary patience, while his vision of Hong Kong after dark exudes an eerie calm that's cumulatively hypnotic."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"The droll opening, set in a restaurant where the pecking order is rigorously observed, gives way to a complicated but uninvolving cat-and-mouse game between the police and rival gangs."
‑ Anthony Quinn, Independent
"Johnny To favours atmosphere above plotting and though it looks tremendous it won't keep you on the edge of your seat"
‑ , Times [UK]
"Fresh situations, haunting long takes, and a final showdown that is much more interesting than anything in Tarantino's Kill Bill make this film ... purely enjoyable."
‑ Jurgen Fauth,
"Style doesn't trump substance in Johnny To's quickie circus act PTU because the style is the substance."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Slant Magazine
"Mr. To is a master of the game, and his command supplies pleasure, even when there are no surprises."
‑ Elvis Mitchell, New York Times
"Characterisation, always a hit and miss affair in To's films, is deliberately rather thin. Instead, To and his cinematographer, Cheng Siu Keung, make the greasy, near-abandoned streets of the Hong Kong capital come alive"
‑ Sukhdev Sandhu, Daily Telegraph
"A conclusão interessante não compensa os 80 minutos necessários para contar um fiapo de história aborrecida."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"The characters are all defined by their place in the plot._They don't come alive organically, but seem distant and abstract."
‑ George Wu,
"An enjoyable, high-energy romp."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"It's an oddity in some ways, and its brief appearance in cinemas can only be the precursor to a DVD release, which is how it will mostly be seen. It's a smart, sharp piece of work, however big the screen."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"...all the moody cinematography in the world can't disguise the inherently dull screenplay..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Has a very promising start and a big, noisy shootout of a finale, but everything in between has been done before and better."
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
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