The Last Tycoon

Synopsis: Action superstar Chow Yun-Fat portrays real-life gangster Chen Daqi as he rises to the upper echelons of power, finding himself torn between the love of two women, the murderous plots of the secret service, and the looming threat of war.
Director(s): Jing Wong
Production: Well Go USA
  2 wins & 5 nominations.
107 min

Before we start,

I would like to represent

the children of Shanghai...

and thank the sponsor of this charity show:

Mr. Cheng Daqi!




The show will start in just a moment.


Get higher, fatso!


That's the Female Warrior spear-kick.

She's going against eight spears at once!

When I saw the famous Shao Juhong last year,

he only did four!


I can tell Zhiqiu is going

to be famous someday!

That's right!

Let's go! Master's here!

I told you to stay home and be a lady.

But you won't listen to me!

No success can come to a woman in opera.

You'll never find a husband!

I promised Mom on her deathbed...

...that I would fulfill her dream.

I must play the Female Warrior

role on stage...

...and show her that I can kick eight spears.



Go on, kick!

That's enough, Ye.

Bring me my knife.

Kneel for an hour.

Think about what you've done!

Come on...she's just a child. Take it easy.

She never listens to me!


Why is the best moment

in life always the shortest?

So we will learn to appreciate it.

Zhiqiu, do you have any dream?

Of course I do.

But I'm not telling you.

You're terrible.

You should've just told me.

You're so terrible.

My dream is to leave this tiny place,

make a name for myself in Shanghai...

...with you by my side.

What's your dream?

I want to study opera in Beijing.

If I keep learning secretly,

I won't get anywhere.

I must go there and find a good teacher.

You'll definitely succeed.

You'll be in Shanghai,

and I'll be in Beijing.

We won't see each other.

The moment I find success,

I'll come and see you in Beijing.

Even if that's a lie,

I'm happy to hear you say that.

I'm not lying to you.

Zhiqiu, I promise you.

I will never lie to you.


Daqi, follow me!

What's going on, Boss?

My wife is having an affair.

I'll catch them in the act.

But this is murder.

Captain Pei of the police is my sworn brother.

He can settle anything.

He's collecting debt in Pudong.

He won't be back tonight.

You dash in and tackle him from behind.

I'll chop him up. Hurry!

Who is it?


Cap...Captain Pei?

Go to Hell!

You're up?

Where am I?

Death row.

Why am I here?

Because you've killed someone.

Who did I kill?

The owner of the fruit stall.

My boss is dead?

You tried to rape his wife.

Your boss returned home

from drinking with Pei.

You two fought, and you killed him.

But Captain Pei was the adulterer!

The truth doesn't matter.

It's the outcome that counts.

Let me out!

It's useless to scream.

Let me out!

There's no way you're getting out.

Why aren't you nervous at all?

First of all, I really did kill someone.

Secondly, I'm not going to die.


Nobody can decide whether you'd die.

Only you can.

Of course I don't want to die.

Do as I say.

I guarantee you won't die.

I'll do whatever you say.


Who are you exactly?

I'm a soldier.

Why did the police arrest you?

Aren't you guys on the same side?

Don't ask.

It does you no good to know too much.

They're here. Stand over there.

Who's here?

Stand over there.


He's with me.

I have to pay Pei a visit.

Let me out.

Don't kill me! You'll be in big trouble!

Do you know who I am?

Aren't you a gangster?

I'm a soldier.

The people I killed were underground rebels.

You made a big mistake arresting me.

Take this.

I didn't know!

Time to return the favor.


Kill him.

No...Don't kill me!

He wants you dead.

So, you have to kill him first!

No, don't kill me!


I don't want to kill anyone.


Then you'll die!

I'll count to three.

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