• Time and Tide (2000)

Time and Tide

Release Date: May 4th, 2000

DVD Release Date: August 7th, 2001

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Hong Kong, present day. A streetwise young man becomes a bodyguard to score quick cash. He soon befriends a once disillusioned mercenary determined to begin life anew with the woman he just married. Although the two men find themselves working together to foil an assassination attempt, their partnership is short-lived: gradually and through uncontrollable circumstances, they will unknowingly be propelled toward opposite sides of a deadly confrontation.

Cast: Nicholas Tse, Wu Bai, Candy Lo, Cathy Chui, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Jun Kung, Angelo Carmones, William Chan Wai-Ting

Director: Hark Tsui

Genres: Action

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry, Spirited, 2000s, Wife, Underdog, Suspenseful, Escape

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Essentially a hyperactive showcase for Tsui Hark's ability to pile one unbelievably complex action sequence on top of another. show more

  • 75
    John PetrakisChicago Tribune

    Gives you your money's worth and then some.

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Kinetic and kooky, with a climactic shoot-out at a rail station that's daring in its ridiculousness. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Similar Movies


Two hit men from Hong Kong go to Macau to kill a renegade member of their gang, who is trying to live within the law with his wife and new baby. They run into a problem completing their job when two f...

District 13: Ultimatum
District 13: Ultimatum

In this sequel to 2004's "District 13," vigilante justice-keepers Damien (Cyril Raffaelli) and Leito (David Belle) are back in the outer-Paris ghetto of District 13 in order to save the impoverished,...

Stream OnlineWatch Trailer
Curse of the Golden Flower
Curse of the Golden Flower

In 928 A.D. a power struggle emerges in the palace of China's emperor (Chow Yun-Fat). A cruel man, he is secretly having his wife (Gong Li) poisoned with a substance that will eventually drive her ins...

Stream OnlineWatch Trailer