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Gangland Odyssey

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Director  Michael Chan
Writer  Chung Sun
Screenplay  Chung Sun, Sze To On
Country  Hong Kong
4.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Action
Music director  Siu-Lam Tang
Language  Cantonese
Gangland Odyssey movie poster
Release date  13 September 1990 (1990-09-13)
Initial release  September 13, 1990 (Hong Kong)
Cast  Andy Lau (Kit), Alex Man (Fan Chi Hung), Michael Chan (Pu), Ng Man-tat (Uncle Eleven), Shing Fui-On (Maddy)
Similar movies  Andy Lau appears in Gangland Odyssey and Return Engagement

Gangland odyssey

Gangland Odyssey is a 1990 Hong Kong action film directed by Michael Chan and starring Andy Lau, Alex Man and Chan.


A retired cop is summoned by his ex-boss to save his kidnapped son from the hands of a deadly Japanese triad. Action violence and a little romance makes GANGLAND ODYSSEY a promising treat!


When retired police detective Fan Chi-hung (Alex Man) hears that his former superior Browns (Roger Ball) son has been kidnapped, he comes back to Hong Kong to assist to rescue. Along with Browns adopted son Kit (Andy Lau), they go through several investigations and finally rescues the child, which Brown is grateful about. Fan also takes the opportunity to see his ex-lover Shirley (Kelly Yiu). Kit also knows Shirley and gradually falls for her daughter Cindy (Regina Kent). However, thing suddenly change. It is revealed that Brown actually engulfed a huge sum of money from a Japanese company, which leads Hoshida (Michael Chan) to Hong Kong to find out the truth. Hoshida was Shirleys ex-husband when the former was a triad member in Hong Kong. When Browns learns about this relationship, he tells Fan to depart from Hong Kong and let him negotiate in Japan. Unexpectedly, Brown betrays Fan, and the Yakuza tries to kill Kit and Fan and later kills Kit and Cindy. Fan also unintentionally learns of Hoshida and Shirleys relationship and Fan decides to battle to death with the Yakuza.


  • Andy Lau as Kit
  • Alex Man as Fan Chi-hung
  • Michael Chan as Pu / Hoshida
  • Kelly Yiu as Shirley
  • Regina Kent as Cindy
  • Shing Fui-On as Maddy
  • Ng Man-tat as Uncle Eleven
  • Siu Yam-yam as Mrs. Brown
  • Alan Tang as Mr. Tang
  • Lau Yuk-kei as Cheung
  • Fong Yau as Uncle Pin
  • Sing Yan as Sisan Triads boss
  • Roger Ball as Mr. Brown
  • Lam Shung-ching as thug
  • Ching Kong
  • Ricky Kwong
  • Ng Shek-long
  • Ng Chung-man
  • Kam Wai-kwong
  • Wong Koon-ko
  • Luk Chuen as Nakacho
  • Suen Kwok-ming as Sisan Triads thug
  • James Ha as Sisan Triads thug
  • Chu Tau as Cheungs thug
  • Ridley Tsui as assassin
  • Danny Chow as assassin
  • Wong Chi-keung as assassin
  • Hung Chi-sing as assassin
  • Hui Sze-man as Elecens wife
  • Jim James as Mr Browns party guest
  • Fung Man-kwong
  • Jack Wong
  • Lee Fat-yuen
  • Lai Sing-kwong
  • Theme song

  • Farewell Jiang Hu (????)
  • Composer/Lyricist: James Wong
  • Singer: Andy Lau
  • Critical

    So Good Reviews gave the film a mixed review praising its hard boiled style action but stating these are the only aspects worth remembering.

    The film has received a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes based on user ratings.

    Similar Movies

    Andy Lau appears in Gangland Odyssey and Return Engagement. Andy Lau and Alex Man appear in Gangland Odyssey and China White. Andy Lau appears in Gangland Odyssey and Gun n Rose. Andy Lau appears in Gangland Odyssey and Hong Kong Godfather. Andy Lau appears in Gangland Odyssey and Walk on Fire.

    Box office

    The film grossed HK$7,385,637 at the Hong Kong box office during its theatrical run from 13 to 26 September 1990 in Hong Kong.


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