• Triad Election (2006)

Triad Election

Release Date: 2006

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary

In the wake of his first successful stint at the helm of a Chinese crime syndicate, Lok (Simon Yam) proposes an unheard-of second term. But when government corruption stifles legitimate business interests of Jimmy Lee (Louis Koo) in Hong Kong, the reformed triad operative rises to oppose Lok and regresses into a life of crime. As the conflict erupts into all-out gangland war, the business-minded Lee becomes increasingly brutal in his desperation to secure a comfortable future for his family.

Cast: Louis Koo, Simon Yam, Nick Cheung, Siu-Fai Cheung, Suet Lam

Director: Johnnie To

Genres: Thriller , Crime drama

Keywords: Rivalry, Melodramatic, Suspenseful, 2000s, Wife, Temptation, Office

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's not all violence and brutality. To allows his morbid sense of humor to shine through. There are moments of absurd hilarity that don't necessarily lighten the mood so much as bring it down to earth. The performances are strong all around. show more

  • 88
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    Set two years later, the sequel's the better film. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Plenty of films owe a debt to "The Godfather," but it's rare to see inspiration used as successfully as it is here. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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