Police Story (1985)

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Police Story: Directed by Jackie Chan, Chi-Hwa Chen. With Jackie Chan, Brigitte Lin, Maggie Cheung, Yuen Chor. A virtuous Hong Kong Police Officer must clear his good name when the drug lord he is after frames him for the murder of a dirty cop.

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