Infernal Affairs II
Infernal Affairs II (2003)

The prequel to Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's smash hit Infernal Affairs opens in 1991, with Inspector Wong (Anthony Wong) explaining the frustrations of police work to gangster Sam (Eric Tsang). He also expresses his desire to see the… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: February 13, 2007
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley

More than worthy companion to its powerhouse predecessor.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Less show-offy than Infernal Affairs, its prequel is also considerably over-plotted.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Expande a história dos personagens, evitando a repetição que caracteriza tantas continuações. O resultado é um filme interessante e, como o primeiro, trágico ao seu próprio modo.

James Christopher
Times (UK)

I was spellbound by this film. I can't wait to see it again. It is clever on every level: period, music and performance

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Infernal Affairs II contains strong performances by Anthony Wong and Eric Tsang along with some edgy music by Chan Kwong-wing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
Set during the years leading up to the British hand over of Hong Kong to China, a police inspector attempts to overthrow a Triad gang and leave it in the hands… More
Cassandra Maples
Set before events in Wu Jian Dao, the murder of the head of the Ngai family see his son, Hau, stepping up ? immediately upsetting the power balance in the… More
Cynthia S.
Prequel for Infernal Affairs. Not quite as good. As a matter of fact, I found it much harder to follow. Well done, but the style, and intrigue, that attracted… More
Al S
Echos of The Godfather. An awsome movie which shows the background to the original. It's gripping, dazzeling and electrifying. Shocking and breathtaking. A… More
Lady D'arbanville
Despite not working out that this was a prequel and not a sequel until half way through, the film impacted hard with natural, gritty performances, a gripping… More
Aliyanto Latip
This tense prequel made us have a whole picture of the trilogy!