Michelle Yeoh  Michelle Yeoh

Yes! Madam

AKA: In the Line of Duty 2, Yes! Madame, Police Assassin, Yes Madam!, Yes, Madam, Super Cops, Police Assassins 2


Director: Corey Yuen

Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Cynthia Rothrock, Tsui Hark, John Shum, Yuen Biao

A group of small-time criminals (Shum, Yuen and Tsui) go to rob wealthy patrons in a hotel and accidentally stumble on a Triad hit, where they unknowingly obtain a microfilm that contains a Triad boss' dirty dealings. Hot-headed cop Yeoh tries to get the film back while trying to work around a gweilo Interpol cop (Rothrock) on the same case.

The plot is pretty unoriginal and the script is sloppy to say the least. Yes! Madam also wastes a lot of time in comical scenes involving the bumbling criminals. But the action is top-notch. This is one of Yeoh's better early roles and some of Rothrock's best work; the final battle in the Triad boss' mansion pays back any boredom encountered during the rest of the film in spades. This movie inspired many knock-offs featuring other female action stars and opened the gate for other gweilos to appear in HK movies in starring roles.


Due to the dubbing, re-editing and re-titling of the movies for international release, there is some confusion as to exactly what movies fall in the In the Line of Duty series. There are several theories about the time line, but this is the one I subscribe to:

A review of the DVD for this movie can be found here

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