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* PantsPositiveSafety: Deconstructed; Chan is given a Glock 17 after escaping the police department and stores it in his waistband since he doesn't have a holster; later, he has to climb up a structure in the mall to chase after the gang members and [[RealityEnsues the gun falls out due to his rapid movements while climbing]], leaving him unarmed. Then, during a fight with a gang member, Chan ends the fight by [[ExploitedTrope grabbing at the thug's own Glock tucked in his pants]] and then [[CombatPragmatist firing the gun]], which wounds the guy [[JustAFleshWound in the leg]].

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* PantsPositiveSafety: Deconstructed; Chan is given a Glock 17 after escaping the police department and stores it in his waistband since he doesn't have a holster; later, he has to climb up a structure in the mall to chase after the gang members and [[RealityEnsues the gun falls out due to his rapid movements while climbing]], climbing, leaving him unarmed. Then, during a fight with a gang member, Chan ends the fight by [[ExploitedTrope grabbing at the thug's own Glock tucked in his pants]] and then [[CombatPragmatist firing the gun]], which wounds the guy [[JustAFleshWound in the leg]].


* PantsPositiveSafety: Deconstructed; Chan is given a Glock 17 after escaping the police department and stores it in his waistband since he doesn't have a holster; later, he has to climb up a structure in the mall to chase after the gang members and [[RealityEnsues the gun falls out due to his rapid movements while climbing]], leaving him unarmed. Then, during a fight with a gang member, Chan ends the fight by [[ExploitedTrope grabbing at the thug's own Glock tucked in his pants]] and then [[CombatPragmatist firing the gun]], which wounds the guy [[JustAFleshWoundin the leg]].

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* PantsPositiveSafety: Deconstructed; Chan is given a Glock 17 after escaping the police department and stores it in his waistband since he doesn't have a holster; later, he has to climb up a structure in the mall to chase after the gang members and [[RealityEnsues the gun falls out due to his rapid movements while climbing]], leaving him unarmed. Then, during a fight with a gang member, Chan ends the fight by [[ExploitedTrope grabbing at the thug's own Glock tucked in his pants]] and then [[CombatPragmatist firing the gun]], which wounds the guy [[JustAFleshWoundin [[JustAFleshWound in the leg]].

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* PantsPositiveSafety: Deconstructed; Chan is given a Glock 17 after escaping the police department and stores it in his waistband since he doesn't have a holster; later, he has to climb up a structure in the mall to chase after the gang members and [[RealityEnsues the gun falls out due to his rapid movements while climbing]], leaving him unarmed. Then, during a fight with a gang member, Chan ends the fight by [[ExploitedTrope grabbing at the thug's own Glock tucked in his pants]] and then [[CombatPragmatist firing the gun]], which wounds the guy [[JustAFleshWoundin the leg]].

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* DownerBeginning: The film's first scene is a flashback depicting how Chan's entire team was massacred by Joe and his gang in an arrest attempt that screws up '''badly'''.


* AbusiveParents: Joe's old man is an asshole who treats his son like "trash", and sccording to a flashback, he has been doing so since Joe was a child. His mother is quite the opposite, but she seems to completely overlook that what her husband is doing is tectbook parental abuse.

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* AbusiveParents: Joe's old man is an asshole who treats his son like "trash", and sccording according to a flashback, he has been doing so since Joe was a child. His mother is quite the opposite, but she seems to completely overlook that what her husband is doing is tectbook textbook parental abuse.


* AmbiguousDisorder: It is never stated, but several scenes on Joe's daily life imply he has a nasty PTSD caused by his father's abuse.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: It is never stated, but several scenes on Joe's daily life imply flashbacks and reactions to his father's presence indicate he has a nasty PTSD caused by going due to his father's abuse.abuse. His neglecting of his day job, troubled sleep habits, overdependence on high-risk stimulation and emotionless demeanor when at home also imply he has clinical depression, which often comes together with PTSD in real life.


* AbusiveParents: According to a flashback, Joe's old man is an asshole who treats his son like "trash".

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* AbusiveParents: According to a flashback, Joe's old man is an asshole who treats his son like "trash"."trash", and sccording to a flashback, he has been doing so since Joe was a child. His mother is quite the opposite, but she seems to completely overlook that what her husband is doing is tectbook parental abuse.
* AmbiguousDisorder: It is never stated, but several scenes on Joe's daily life imply he has a nasty PTSD caused by his father's abuse.



* BookDumb: [[spoiler:Frank is revealed to have failed his police exam. Given that he is shown to be pretty athletic and with good smarts, it is implied it was the studying part of the exam what took him down. Indeed, having a homeless father who could probably not get Frank schooled as a child is not the best recipe for a future student.]]



* HypercompetentSidekick: Nicholas Tse's character Frank begins as this, but as Chan wakes up from his HeroicBSOD he overshadows Frank by a long shot.

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* HypercompetentSidekick: Nicholas Tse's character Frank begins as this, but as Chan wakes up from his HeroicBSOD he overshadows Frank by a long shot. shot.
* ImpliedLoveInterest: Frank and Sa Sa are occasionally seen flirting through the film, and their last scene has them joking about marrying [[spoiler:due to Chan's oncoming marriage]], implying they will start their own relationship.



* ImpersonatingAnOfficer: [[spoiler: Frank turns out to be lying about being a police officer. However, his ruse is near-perfect for a police academy washout, considering Chan only caught on when his former chief says he never sent PC 138 to retrieve him.]]

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* ImpersonatingAnOfficer: [[spoiler: Frank turns out to be lying about being a police officer. officer, as he failed the police exams. However, his ruse is near-perfect for a police academy washout, considering Chan only caught on when his nobody in the station seemed to realize until Chan's former chief says he never sent PC 138 to retrieve him.him. It is implied Sa Sa had found about it at some point, though.]]


* RedemptionRejection: [[spoiler:Chan tries to get Joe to stand down after losing pretty much his whole gang and is cornered at the roof of the mall. Joe instead shouts at Chan to shut up and challenges him to re-assemble a gun while Frank's life is on stake so he can earn himself another victory. When his father arrives on the scene, he attempts SuicideByCop, right in front of him.]]



* SuicideByCop: The BigBad chooses to go out this way. Bonus points for doing it while Chan was there and knew he had no bullets, and for doing it in front of his father, also a cop.

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* SuicideByCop: The BigBad [[spoiler:Joe chooses to go out this way. Bonus points for doing it while Chan was there and knew he had no bullets, and for doing it in front of his father, also a cop. ]]
* SympathyForTheDevil: Chan, while still bitter about the deaths of his police squad, learns that Joe and his gang are just rebellious children of rich parents, arranges for them to meet up at a mall to get them to [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas face the realization on how far they've gone.]]
** [[spoiler:After defeating Tin Tin in combat and Joe accidentally shoots him, Tin Tin grabs a gun and aims it at Chan but drops it after Chan pleads to the police to get him sent to the hospital.]]
** [[spoiler:Chan does this again with Joe, where he confronts him to get him to stand down and later tries to get the snipers to not shoot him when he commits SuicideByCop since he's holding an unloaded gun.]]


* AlasPoorVillain: Joe, despite being an utterly ruthless cop-hating gang boss who gleefully murders Chan's entire squad and would even shoot his own team mates, [[spoiler:goes out by committing SuicideByCop after being confronted by his father. Even Chan tries to get the snipers to not shoot him since he was holding an unloaded gun, only to fail as Joe gets shot a second time and his father falls to his knees, horrified.]]



* BookEnds: Chan's first and final confrontation with Joe [[spoiler:involves them trying to assemble a gun while Chan's ally (his whole police squad in the first, Frank in the last) is being held hostage via suspension.]]



* HopeSpot: [[LoveInterest Ho Yee]] [[HeroicSacrifice cuts the wires on the bomb on her lap while Chan is out of the room]]. Despite theories to the contrary, the bomb stops. Chan returns, they embrace and then leave[[spoiler: ... turns out the real trigger was a barely perceptible tag activated by Ho Yee walking away from the bomb.]]

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* HopeSpot: HopeSpot:
** When Chan fails to save his fellow cop mates who were held hostage by Joe, the last one, Rocky, Ho Yee's younger brother, survives his fall. Chan tries to grab a cart to get him and the rest of the bodies to safety, only to see Rocky dead shortly after.
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[[LoveInterest Ho Yee]] [[HeroicSacrifice cuts the wires on the bomb on her lap while Chan is out of the room]]. Despite theories to the contrary, the bomb stops. Chan returns, they embrace and then leave[[spoiler: ... turns out the real trigger was a barely perceptible tag activated by Ho Yee walking away from the bomb.]]


* UnwillingSuspension: Jackie's team during the intro. [[spoiler:Frank during the end.]]

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* UnwillingSuspension: Jackie's team during the intro. [[spoiler:Frank during the end.]]]]
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* ProductPlacement: One fight scene happens at the {{Lego}} stand of a department store.

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* ProductPlacement: One fight scene happens at the {{Lego}} Franchise/{{Lego}} stand of a department store.


* FreudianExcuse: Of the FiveBadBand, the BigBad is the only one whose reason for doing what he does is explicitly shown--as a child, he was frequently locked in handcuffs and beaten by his abusive cop dad, and as a teen he was ''still'' berated by the older man. Joe eventually grew to resent him, especially when his father would go on TV and declare that [[{{Hypocrite}} a police officer's behavior for the public should mirror his behavior at home]].

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* FreudianExcuse: Of the FiveBadBand, the The BigBad is the only one villain whose reason for doing what he does is explicitly shown--as a child, he was frequently locked in handcuffs and beaten by his abusive cop dad, and as a teen he was ''still'' berated by the older man. Joe eventually grew to resent him, especially when his father would go on TV and declare that [[{{Hypocrite}} a police officer's behavior for the public should mirror his behavior at home]].

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