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Island of Greed

Island of Greed
Traditional 黑金
Simplified 黑金
Mandarin Hēi Jīn
Cantonese Hak1 Gam1
Directed by Michael Mak
Produced by Johnny Mak
Screenplay by Johnny Mak
Story by Johnny Mak
Chan Man Keung
Lee Ying Kit
Jesse Hung
Liang Hai Chiang
Starring Andy Lau
Tony Leung
Pauline Suen
Annie Wu
Kelly Kuo
Doze Niu
Lee Li Chun
Chin Shih Chieh
Music by Raymond Wong
Landy Wei
Cinematography Jingle Ma
Tony Cheung
Lin Tien Kui
Edited by Poon Hung
Distributed by China Star Entertainment Group
Release dates
  • 23 December 1997 (1997-12-23)
Running time 126 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$12,146,790

Island of Greed is a 1997 Hong Kong crime film directed by Michael Mak and starring Andy Lau and Tony Leung Ka-fai. This film is set and filmed in Taiwan and deals with corruption in the Republic of China Government.


Taiwan Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau captain Fong Kwok Fai (Andy Lau) investigates a triad leader Chow Chin Siu (Tony Leung), who attempts to bride political officials to get in office.


  • Andy Lau as Captain Fong Kwok Fai
  • Tony Leung Ka-fai as Chow Chiu Sin
  • Pauline Suen as Tsui Miu Heung
  • Annie Wu as Ling Fei
  • Kelly Kuo as Mui Mei Lai
  • Doze Niu as Ngai Kin Kwok (Nicotine)
  • Lee Li Chun as Chairman Hau
  • Chin Shih Chieh as Suen Ching Lim
  • Winston Chao as Fung King Chung
  • Liu Fu Juh as Chairman Lam
  • Wang Shui as Fai's father
  • Adam Chan as Wah
  • Wong Ching Lam as Sam Pau
  • Kong Yeung as Taipei Commissioner Tung
  • Wang Ping as Commissioner Tung's wife

Theme songs

  • World's First Class (世界第一等)
    • Composer: Wu Bai
    • Lyricist: Preston Lee, Chen Fu Rong
    • Singer: Andy Lau
  • Lonely Star's Tear (孤星淚)
    • Composer / Lyricist: Wu Bai
    • Singer: Andy Lau

Box office

The film grossed HK$12,146,790 at the Hong Kong box office during its theatrical run in Hong Kong.

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