Special ID 2013 特殊身份
Yen takes on the role of Dragon Chan, a Hong Kong undercover police officer deep within the ranks of one of China’s most ruthless underworld gangs. The leader of the gang, Hung (Collin Chou), has made it his priority to weed out the government infiltrators in his midst. Struggling to keep his family together and his identity concealed, Chan is torn between two worlds.
Upping the stakes, as Chan’s undercover comrades are being dealt with, one by one, Chan fears his days are numbered. Now, he must risk everything to take down the organization and reclaim the life he lost when he took on this perilous assignment. As the action mounts, Chan must do everything he can to protect the SPECIAL IDENTITY he wishes he never had before it’s too late.
- Donnie Yen as Dragon Chan
- Jing Tian as Fang Jing
- Andy On as Sunny
- Zhang Hanyu as Blade
- Ronald Cheng as Captain Cheung
- Collin Chou as Hung
- Paw Hee-ching as Sister Amy, Chan's mother
- Yang Zhigang as Captain Lei Peng
- Rain Lau as Mary
- Ken Lo as Brother Bao
- Frankie Ng as Mahjong player
- Qi Daji
- Terence Yin as Sunny's assistant
- Evergreen Mak Cheung-ching as Brother Kun
At Metacritic, which assigns a rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the film has received an average score of 46, based on 6 reviews indicating "mixed or average reviews".
Andrew Chan of the Film Critics Circle of Australia writes, "The good news is that “Special ID” remains largely entertaining for most of the duration, but in many ways it remains a huge pile of mess."