A Better Tomorrow

A Better Tomorrow (1986)

Are the police above the law? I'll send my insurance claim to you.

  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1986-08-02
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 481 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: 广州话 / 廣州話
  • Production Company: Cinema City Co., Ltd.
  • Production Country: Hong Kong
  • Director: John Woo
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From 481 Ratings


A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.

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  • Ti Lung

    as Sung Chi Ho
  • Chow Yun-fat

    as Mark Gor / Mark Lee
  • Leslie Cheung

    as Kit
  • Emily Chu Bo-Yee

    as Jackie
  • Waise Lee Chi-Hung

    as Daai Goh Shing
  • Tien Feng

    as Ho and Kit's Father
  • John Woo

    as Inspector Wu
  • Sek Yin-Tsi

    as Mr Yiu
  • Kenneth Tsang

    as Ken
  • Shing Fui-On

    as Shing's Bodyguard
  • Wang Hsieh

    as Boss Wang
  • Leung Ming

    as Uncle Chan
  • Chan Chi-Fai

    as Boss Wang's Nephew
  • Kam Hing-Yin

    as Kit's Supervisor
  • Tsui Hark

    as Music Judge
  • Pierre Tremblay

    as Interpol Officer
  • Wei Ho Tu

    as Taiwanese Triad
  • Sing-Kwong Tsang

    as Taiwanese Triad
  • Lam Foo-Wai

    as Taiwanese Triad
  • Hsin Nan Hung

    as Triad Member
  • Hsiu Chuan Yang

    as Triad Member in Parking Lot
  • Wong Wai-Tong

    as Shing's Gangster
  • Te-Wei Chu

    as Shing's Gangster
  • Chan Ming-Wai

    as Shing's Gangster
  • Cheung Wing-Hon

    as Shing's Gangster
  • Mak Wai-Cheung

    as Brawl Extra (uncredited)
  • Ma Hon-Yuen

    as Brawl Extra (uncredited)
  • Danny Ng Wai-Yip

    as Henchman (uncredited)
  • Thomas Cheung Kwok-Leung

  • Shing Fu-On

  • Pan Yung-Sheng

    as Taiwanese Triad
Directing John Woo Director
Writing John Woo Screenplay
Sound Joseph Koo Original Music Composer
Editing David Wu Editor
Production Tsui Hark Producer
Writing Chan Hing-Kai Screenplay
Writing Leung Suk-Wah Screenplay
Production John Woo Producer
Camera Horace Wong Director of Photography
Crew Blackie Ko Shou-Liang Stunt Coordinator
Crew Stephen Tung Wai Stunt Coordinator
Sound Leslie Cheung Theme Song Performance