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This movie follows 2 female police investigators (May and Hsie Wan Chin) who are also good friends. However, that friendship turns sour when both fall in love with the same man (an instructor at the police academy). The man gets engaged to Hsie Wan Chin but continues to have an affair with May. When he breaks off the affair with May, she goes nuts and kills the man with her gun and frames Hsie Wan Chin for the murder. She escapes and teams up with Coco, a car thief to put an end to May who has gone on a murderous spree and to cap it all off has kidnapped Coco’s young son and planted a bomb on him. Can Hsie Wan Chin and Coco stop May?

Having three bad-ass women (Cynthia Khan, Moon Lee and Yukari Oshima) who rocked HK cinemas in the 90’s together in 1 movieĀ  should have been a winner but the filmmakers botched things up big time. Moon Lee was usually cast in heroine roles but in this movie there’s a role reversal as she gets to be a nasty villainess. She plays the role of psychotic May extremely well and it’s nice seeing another side of her. I expected a lot of balls-to-the-wall action scenes but there wasn’t and that was disappointing.The action scenes in the movie are great don’t get me wrong but there’s not enough of it and they’re too short. The movie kinda lost it’s way after 60 mins but bounced back for the final fight in a warehouse between the 3 women which was fantastic. The pacing was off for a lot of the movie. This movie could have been a whole lot better than it was if I’m being honest. Fans of Cynthia Khan, Moon Lee and Yukari Oshima should find enough to satisfy them here even though you’ll find all 3 have been in much better movies.

I can’t find a trailer but here’s the end showdown from the movie

Sadako’s Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5

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