Running Out of Time

Running Out of Time (1999)

Let the games begin.

  • Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
  • Release Date: 1999-09-23
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 130 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: 广州话 / 廣州話
  • Production Company: Milkyway Image
  • Production Country: Hong Kong
  • Director: Johnnie To
star 7.3/10
From 130 Ratings


Police inspector and excellent hostage negotiator Ho Sheung-Sang finds himself in over his head when he is pulled into a 72 hour game by a cancer suffering criminal out for vengeance on Hong Kong's organized crime syndicates.

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  • Lau Ching-wan

    as Insp. Ho Sheung-Sang
  • Andy Lau

    as Mr. Cheung
  • Yoyo Mung

    as Leung Yuen Ting
  • Waise Lee Chi-Hung

    as Mr. Chen
  • Hui Shiu-Hung

    as Chief Inspector Wong Kai Fai
  • Lam Suet

    as Suet
  • Ruby Wong Cheuk-Ling

    as Head of Interpol
  • Hung Wai-Leung

    as Mr. Lee
  • Oscar Lam Wai-Kin

    as Mr. Hau
  • Jimmy Wong Wa-Wo

    as Office Building Security Guard
  • Lee Sau-Kei

    as Mr. Cheung's Doctor
  • Ai Wai

    as Policeman in Bank Robbery
  • Paco Yick Tin-Hung

    as Bank Robber
  • Yau Man-Shing

    as Bank Robber
  • Jerome Fung

    as SDU
  • Li Man-Chun

    as SDU
  • Wong Yui-Sang

    as SDU
  • Cheuk Chi-Gwong

    as SDU
  • Jacky Cheung Chun-Hung

    as SDU
  • Robert Sparks

    as Diamond Seller
  • Law Wing-Cheong

    as Insp Ho's Subordinate
  • Cecilia So Yan-Chee

    as Insp Ho's Subordinate
  • Nai-Hoi Yau

    as Insp Ho's Subordinate
  • Lu Ching-Ting

    as Mr. Chen's Thug
  • Chow Pok-Foo

    as Mr. Chen's Thug
  • Chiu Chi-Shing

    as Mr. Chen's Thug
  • Tam Kon-Chung

    as Mr. Chen's Thug
  • Mark Cheung Yiu-Fai

    as Mr. Chen's Thug
  • Cheung Yuk-Wah

    as Policeman
  • Che Jan-Bong

    as Policeman
  • Chang Kin-Yung

    as Policeman
  • Terry Lee Ji-Ming

    as Doctor
Directing Johnnie To Director
Production Johnnie To Producer
Writing Julien Carbon Screenplay
Writing Laurent Courtiaud Screenplay
Writing Yau Nai-hoi Screenplay
Camera Cheng Siu-keung Director of Photography
Editing Chan Chi Wai Editor
Art Jerome Fung Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Tin Mei Ching Makeup Artist
Crew Shui Tin Chi Special Effects
Sound Raymond Wong Ying-Wah Original Music Composer
Crew Raymond Wong Ying-Wah Compositor
Crew Chi Shui-Tim Pyrotechnician