Overall gen x cops is worth watching, its exciting and who cares if the plot isnt perfect, its better than a lot of stuff these days. What movies has the actor who plays phoebes husband, mike, in friends been in. Boasting a high level of visual polish, gen x cops features visual effects from joe viskocil and sam nicholson, who have worked on such blockbusters as independence day, apollo, terminator 2. Staring chan ho, terence yin, lam ka tung and daniel wu. Also, ron smoorenburg played in chans who am i, the kicking maniac from the final fight on top of the building. Nicholas tse, jackie chan, stephen fung, sam lee, grace yip, benny chan, media asia films. After a lethal american attack robot, rs1, is unleashed onto the mean streets of hong kong, asias funkiest crimefighting team, the geny cops, find themselves on the wrong side of the law.
Replacing the pokemon musicals as the alternative pokemon challenge is pokestar. Metal mayhem is the americanized version of a hong kong film called geny cops sequel to the aptly named smash hit genx cops. My only gripe is the constant background music which drowned out a lot of dialogue. The film has strengths in its photogenic cast of young guns, some decent action and excellent pyrotechnics, but its dated.
Tv anthology jackie chan presents, metal mayhem was originally released theatrically in. After a lethal american attack robot, rs1, is unleashed onto the mean streets of hong kong, asias funkiest crimefighting team, the geny. Metal mayhem is a film directed by benny chan with edison chen, maggie q, johnnie guy, mark hicks, year. Together with a triggerhappy fbi agent, the geny cops race against time to. Genx cops appears in its original theatrical aspect ratio of approximately 2. Edison chen prescandal, stephen fung, sam lee, maggie q. Tang 2001 united we stand and swim coach mao 2001 yuk mong ji shing list of impact wrestling tournaments 5,395 words view diff exact match in snippet view article find links to article. This makes it funnier, though, because we get to see a very young rudd who had actually already been in runaway daughters, clueless and other stuff, but was five years away from his breakout role in genx cops 2. Metal mayhem is the americanized version of a hong kong film called gen y cops sequel to the aptly named smash hit gen x cops. Plus our three heroes find time out to soul search about their newfound jobs. After a lethal american attack robot, rs1, is unleashed onto the mean streets of hong kong, asias funkiest crimefighting team, the gen y cops, find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Young upstart cops are thrown into a maelstrom of danger in this hong konglensed action thriller.
In its desperate bid to seem contemporary in that uniquely embarassing turnofthemillenium way, it can be filed alongside its western equivalents like xxx and swordfish. Stephen fung and sam lee returned for the 2000 sequel titled gen y cops, which was released as a sci fi channel tvmovie on 23 february 2002, as jackie chan presents. Yet whilst the first film was set in the grittier, realworld environment of police work and undercover operations against a more realistic villain, the sequel decides to throw caution to the wind and have our heroes fight a superrobot. Nov 30, 2006 what movies has the actor who plays phoebes husband, mike, in friends been in. Ultimately, gen x cops may appeal to serious fans of the genre but i doubt itll do much for others. The icirrus city gym leader, brycen, plays a part in some of the movies. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Which is probably the reason why they called it metal mayhem. I was laughing so hard my brother had to come in to tell me to shut the hell up. Geny cops, which was released as a sci fi channel tvmovie on 23 february 2002, as jackie chan presents.
Despite all the negatives heaped on the film, geny cops has some entertainment value. The fight between the japanese bad boy and the gen x cops wasnt great. Paul rudds best role, fbi agent ian curtis in the hit film genxcops. Rent gen x cops 1999 starring nicholas tse and stephen fung on dvd and bluray. Review by natalie norment the second film that was produced by jackie chan and benny chan is what got me very inspired to become part of the world of martial arts even though im not one myself. Jason sankey is a article writer and movie director, known for hong kong rebels 2014 and genx cops 2. Geny cops is a dumb film, however, it manages to entertain throughout, because benny chan seems to be aware of the scripts badness.
Geny cops is a 2000 hong kong science fiction action film directed by benny chan and starring edison chen, stephen fung and sam lee. Its unclear how the jackie chan presents label was justified, since he doesnt appear to have anything to do with the film. The trend was pioneered two years ago with the excitingly bland downtown torpedoes, and now weve got genx cops. Also its funny that his first movie appearance is as a dude. Top 5 hong kong movies you can watch on youtube right now. Get great deals on region code 2 europe, japan, middle east. Especially since metal mayhem was the sequal originaly titled gen y cops overseas over all nicholas tse is one of the best actors with some hecka pimp hair,aliens a trip, and match is match. The film in question is the year 2000 sequel genx cops 2. The fuel is reacquired by the hong kong police but then once again stolen. It was probably benny chans idea, especially after genx cops had a good following here in the states. Edison chen in metal mayhem 2000 maggie q in metal mayhem 2000 metal. Geny cops match and alien must find him before maverick fbi agent ian curtis does.
Metal mayhem, this long forgotten hong kong scifiaction flick features paul rudd and. Metal mayhem, which is the version i watched, though its available in a different cut with the cantonese parts dubbed into english, under the title jackie chan presents geny cops. Aping bigbudget western filmmaking seems to be hks new pastime. Geny cops 2000 american and asian authorities join forces to find a stolen combat robot before it wreaks havoc in hong kong. Metal mayhem is the americanized version of a hong kong film called geny.
And no, you do not need to see the first genx cops to understand whats happening here. Metal mayhem is technically a sequel to the jackie chanproduced flick genx cops, which tries to be a sort of kung fu mod squad. This movie wouldnt be so bad if it was a standalone film. The actors seem competent but unspectacular and largely lacking in charisma.
Anyway if u like action films w martial arts bruce lee, jacky chan, jet li, chow yun fat, ext this is pretty good, if u like movies with clint. Learn cantonese with fbi agent paul rudd the graham norton. The best sequence in this film is definetly the street fighter 2 parody. Jan 08, 2011 film is definetly the street fighter 2 parody. The gen x rave instrumental baptism of fire instrumental the final jump instrumental the eruption instrumental sequel. Expand your home video library from a huge online selection of movies at. Yeah, its still total and complete bmovie crap, but for someone looking for 100 minutes of braindead entertainment, there are certainly worse movies out. Genx cops on dvd 043396050266 from sony pictures home entertainment. Hes known for his focus on spiderman 2 2004, fantastic four. For example, there are bastard cops led by moses chan who despise the genx cops, and daniels new girlfriend haze jaymee ong happens to be a former flame of matchs. Metal mayhem also known as genycops is the sequel to the rather awesome genxcops. Making its american debut as part of the cable tv anthology jackie chan presents, metal mayhem was originally released theatrically in asia and europe as tejing xinrenlei 2 a title which. Pokestar has a building in which you can participate in pokemon movies.
Watch it for paul rudd and the terrible effects, then turn it off after ten minutes. However, the label is an effective way to let american audiences know up front what kind. Gen x cops appears in its original theatrical aspect ratio of approximately 2. Genx cops 1999 benny chan synopsis, characteristics. Genx cops dak ging san yan lui 1999 rotten tomatoes. Ultimately, genx cops may appeal to serious fans of the genre but i doubt itll do much for others. Jackie chan already had very little to do with the original, and he has absolutely nothing to do with this sequel. With nicholas tse, stephen fung, sam lee, grace yip. Lee does overact like a madman, but he proves to be incredibly funny and the film s saving grace. Wisdom 2000 ai wo bie zou rock 2000 metade fumaca 2000 gen x cops 2. Metal mayhem delivering doomfilled exposition, loomisstyle. Jason sankey is a article writer and movie director, known for hong kong rebels 2014 and gen x cops 2. With mark hicks, paul rudd, edison chen, stephen fung. Gen y cops and the us version was jackie chan presents.
Oct 07, 2017 an alan smithee film bum hollywood bum 1998. Metal mayhem, 2002, directed by chan muk sing, with paul rudd, stephen fung, sam lee, at turner classic movies. Aug 30, 2011 learn cantonese with fbi agent paul rudd the graham norton show bbc america duration. Boasting a high level of visual polish, genx cops features visual effects from joe viskocil and sam nicholson, who have worked on such blockbusters as independence day, apollo, terminator 2. Buy cops dvds and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay.
Trailers are an underappreciated art form insofar that many times theyre seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Ten tons of powerful explosives, recently recovered from smugglers, have been stolen by a japanese terrorist group, led by criminal mastermind akatura, and the hong kong police have to act quickly before the explosives fall into the wrong hands or are used against the wrong people. A hip for back then action sequel to genx cops, starring handsome guys and gals who band together to take down a killer robot or something. What movies has the actor who plays phoebes husband, mike.
Learn cantonese with fbi agent paul rudd the graham norton show bbc america duration. After a lethal american attack robot, rs1, is unleashed onto the mean streets of hong kong, asias funkiest crimefighting. Cauchon was created on oct 28, 1970 in whittier, california, usa. These movies have you partake in various scenarios to get the best movie. There are countless better films with the same talent.
In the end, metal mayhem is a bad showcase of the sort of work benny chan and the cast can do. Rent genx cops 1999 starring nicholas tse and stephen fung on dvd and bluray. Their latest member, edison, is accused of stealing rs1, and forced to go on the run. Rebellious police cadets jack nicholas tse, match stephen fung, and alien sam lee are recruited by wacky cop eric tsang to go undercover as co. Two robots have a battle in a shopping mall from hong kong movie gen y cops.1488 149 259 392 287 1098 1426 1372 1535 499 1439 953 823 1144 420 1390 1524 1035 1406 946 342 991 326 291 562 1198 1348 446 1413 75 287 95 798 210 181 1042 1006 1327 120 1190