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Tiger Cage

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Tiger Cage
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DVD Cover
Country HOK.jpg Hong Kong
Directed by Woo-Ping Yuen
Release Date 1988
Language Cantonese
Studio D & B Films Co., Ltd.
Distributor D & B Films Co., Ltd.
Main Cast
Character Actor
Insp. Fong Chun-Yau Jacky Cheung
Insp. Ho Siu-Ling aka Shirley Carol 'Do Do' Cheng
Insp. Michael Wong Simon Yam
Terry Donnie Yen
Vincent Vincent Lyn
Vincent's henchman #1 Stephan Berwick
Vincent's henchman #2 Michael Woods

The following weapons were used in the film Tiger Cage:


Umarex GPDA

Insp. Fong Chun-Yau (Jacky Cheung) fires a Umarex GPDA at the film beginning.

Browning GPDA9 - 9mm PAK. This is a theatrical blanks-only pistol (made with licensed trademarks by Umarex of Germany), it is NOT a real firearm.
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Insp. Fong Chun-Yau (Jacky Cheung) threatens a drug dealer.
Close Up.
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Norinco Type 54

Various criminals (including Swatow Hung (Lung Wei Wang)) use Norinco Type 54 pistols throughout the film. At the film beginning, Swatow Hung uses it akimbo with an M1911A1

Type 54 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Drug dealer draws his pistol.
Another gang member takes Insp. Ho Siu-Ling aka Shirley (Carol 'Do Do' Cheng) hostage.
Type 54 in Swatow Hung's right hand.
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Swatow Hung fires.
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Swatow Hung (Lung Wei Wang) fires an M1911A1 akimbo with Norinco Type 54 / Model 213 at the film beginning.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
M1911A1 in Swatow Hung's left hand.
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Glock 17

Insp. Ho Siu-Ling aka Shirley (Carol 'Do Do' Cheng) fires a Glock 17 during the training. Vincent's henchman #2 (Michael Woods) holds a Glock 17 at one moment. This appears to be one of the first appearances of the Glock pistol in a Hong Kong feature film.

1st Generation Glock 17 - 9x19mm.
Insp. Ho Siu-Ling, aka Shirley (Carol 'Do Do' Cheng) fires the G17.
Insp. Ho with the Glock.
Vincent's henchman #2 (Michael Woods) draws his Glock.
Another shot of the Glock.


Smith & Wesson Model 36 Chief's Special

Smith & Wesson Model 36 Chief's Special is the sidearm of the plainclothes officers serving in the Royal Hong Kong Police Force (RHKPF). It can be seen in the hands of Insp. Fong Chun-Yau (Jacky Cheung), Insp. Ho Siu-Ling(a.k.a. Shirley, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng), Insp. Michael Wong Simon Yam), Terry (Donnie Yen), Uncle Tai (Man Tat Ng), Pheasant (Jing Chen) and Sau (Ka-Yan Leung). One can be seen in the hands of Swatow Hung (Lung Wei Wang). A worthy note is that S&W Model 36 revolver is a common substitute for the Colt Detective Special, the real sidearm carried by the RHKPF criminal investigation officers, in the action films filmed in Hong Kong.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special - 5 shot. First pattern with flat latch cylinder release.
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Insp. Fong Chun-Yau (Jacky Cheung) fires.
Insp. Ho Siu-Ling aka Shirley (Carol 'Do Do' Cheng) draws her revolver.
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Insp. Ho Siu-Ling aka Shirley (Carol 'Do Do' Cheng) threatens Swatow Hung (Lung Wei Wang).
Terry (Donnie Yen) fires.
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Uncle Tai (Man Tat Ng) loads the revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 25

Vincent's henchman #1 (Stephan Berwick) personal firearm is the Smith & Wesson Model 25.

Smith & Wesson Model 25 - .45 ACP
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Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose

Insp. Michael Wong (Simon Yam) uses Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose several times..

Smith & Wesson Model 10 snub nose revolver - .38 Special. Same frame, but with smaller grips and 2 inch barrel.
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Insp. Michael Wong (Simon Yam) reloads his revolver.
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Insp. Michael Wong (Simon Yam) fires.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Insp. Fong Chun-Yau (Jacky Cheung) takes a Smith & Wesson Model 10 from a policeman. At the film climax, another S & W can be seen in the hands of Insp. Michael Wong (Simon Yam). All policemen (one of them was played by Cheung-Yan Yuen) also use Smith & Wesson Model 10s as their duty sidearm.

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver with 5" Barrel - .38 Special
Insp. Fong Chun-Yau (Jacky Cheung) draws his revolver.
Close Up.
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Police with the revolvers.
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Insp. Michael Wong (Simon Yam) holds a captured S&W.

Smith & Wesson Model 19

Vincent (Vincent Lyn) uses a Smith & Wesson Model 19 throughout the movie.

Smith & Wesson Model 19 Combat Magnum - .357 Magnum
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Close Up.


Remington 870 Folding Stock

Swatow Hung (Lung Wei Wang) fires Remington 870 Folding Stock.

Remington 870 Police Folder with extended magazine tube - stock extended - 12 gauge
Swatow Hung reloads his shotgun.
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Swatow Hung fires.



Insp. Fong Chun-Yau (Jacky Cheung takes an M16A1 from a policeman at the film climax.

M16A1 with 20 round magazine - 5.56x45mm. What distinguishes it from the original M16 was the addition of a raised rib around the magazine release button, changing of the forward receiver pins, and the addition of the forward assist button on the upper receiver.
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