Operation Mekong

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  • NR
  • 2016
  • 2 hr 4 min
  • 6.5  (5,232)

Operation Mekong is a Chinese thriller movie released in 2016 that explores the real-life story of the Mekong River massacre. The movie is directed by Dante Lam and stars Hanyu Zhang, Eddie Peng, and Baoguo Chen in lead roles. The story follows a group of Chinese soldiers who embark on a dangerous mission to track down a dangerous drug cartel responsible for the murder of Chinese citizens on the Mekong River.

The movie begins with the presentation of the facts of the Mekong River massacre that occurred in 2011 in the Golden Triangle. The event led to the murders of thirteen Chinese citizens who were engaging in trade on the Mekong River. The Chinese government was shocked by the mass killing and launched Operation Mekong to get to the bottom of it. Capturing the culprits was a huge challenge, and the mission was delegated to a group of soldiers from the anti-narcotics department.

Hanyu Zhang leads the mission as Gao Gang, who is a seasoned captain with vast knowledge and experience in anti-narcotics. Eddie Peng plays Fang Xinwu, a police detective who assists Gao in the mission. The team of soldiers along with the help of their Thai counterparts embark on the perilous journey to capture the criminals. As they progress, they discover a web of conspiracies and a huge drug-smuggling cartel that goes by the name of Naw Khar that threatens the entire region.

The team of soldiers must overcome numerous hurdles, including a fierce gun battle with the drug cartel, before they can bring the criminals to justice. The battle scenes are intense, and the visuals are breathtaking. What's more, the movie's plot is based on a true story, making it all the more intriguing to watch. As Gao and Fang get closer to the heart of the cartel, they realize that they are dealing with a well-connected group of drug lords working in close conjunction with corrupt government officials.

The story's climax occurs when the soldiers successfully apprehend the cartel's leaders and their cronies. However, the mission is not without its sacrifices, as some team members lose their lives. In the end, the mission is a success, and justice is served. Gao and Fang return home as heroes, their mission one of the most successful in the country's history.

The performances of the actors are top-notch. Hanyu Zhang is remarkable as Captain Gao, bringing out the character's determination and intelligence. Eddie Peng is convincing as Fang, the co-protagonist. The on-screen camaraderie between the duo is spot on, and they carry the movie's intricate plot on their shoulders with conviction. The supporting cast is equally commendable, making the movie a must-watch for fans of thrillers and action movies.

Operation Mekong's direction is impeccable, with breathtaking panoramic views of Southeast Asia that immerse the audience in the film's location. The movie boasts cool cinematography, heart-thumping action sequences, and intense drama that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. The storyline is engaging and insightful, providing viewers with an insight into the world of drug smuggling and corruption in Asia.

In conclusion, Operation Mekong is an excellent cinematic experience that delivers what it promises. The dramatic story based on true events, along with the top-notch acting and direction, makes this movie a must-watch. The filmmaker skillfully navigates the political intricacies of the subject matter to deliver a riveting story that keeps the audience entertained from start to finish. Fans of action and thriller movies won't go wrong with this one.

Operation Mekong is a 2016 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 4 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

Operation Mekong
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    6.5  (5,232)