GenreComedy, Crime ScreenplaySzeto Cheuk-Hon CountryHong Kong
Release date21 September 1989 (1989-09-21) Music directorTeddy Robin, Wai Ming, Richard Lo CastEric Tsang, Maggie Cheung (Restaurant customer #2), Jacky Cheung (Restaurant customer #1), Natalis Chan (Inspector Chu), Sharla Cheung (Dark Skin) Similar moviesEric Tsang movies, Jacky Cheung movies, Set in Hong Kong
Little Cop is a 1989 Hong Kong comedy film directed by Eric Tsang, starring Tsang and Natalis Chan. The film also features cameo appearances from many Hong Kong celebrities such as Andy Lau, Alan Tam, Jacky Cheung and Maggie Cheung.
Ever since he was a child, Lee Chi-kin (Eric Tsang) has been determined to become a police officer, despite the fact that he comes from a family of criminals. As an adult, he joins the police force, where he is first placed with the Narcotics Bureau. During a drug raid operation, he catches a drug dealer.
He is later transferred, first to the Anti-Porno Bureau where he falls in love with a call girl, then to the Regional Crime Unit where he works under Inspector Chu (Natalis Chan). During a drug raid operation, Lee kills drug lord Ng Cheung. Ng's father hires a killer, Thousand Faces Man (Michael Miu), to take revenge on Lee. After several confrontations, Lee finally brings Thousand Faces Man to justice.
The corrupt director of a mental hospital places Lee in the mental hospital for a year, during which time he develops mental disorders. After being discharged from the hospital, he becomes a restaurant waiter.
The film grossed HK $5,710,742 at the Hong Kong box office during its theatrical run from 21 September to 9 October 1989 in Hong Kong.