Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.
|林青霞 (Brigitte Lin)||饰||Woman in blonde wig (as Ching-hsia Lin)|
|梁朝伟 (Tony Chiu-Wai Leung)||饰||Cop 663 (as Tony Chiu Wai Leung)|
|王菲 (Faye Wong)||饰||Faye|
|金城武 (Takeshi Kaneshiro)||饰||He Zhiwu, Cop 223|
|周嘉玲 (Valerie Chow)||饰||Air Hostess|
The movie comprises two different stories, told one after the other, each about a romance involving a policeman. Aside for a brief moment when the first story ends and the second begins, the two stori
|发行公司||Rolling Thunder Pictures (subtitled) (co-distribution) (1996) (Theatrical) (United States)|
|Prénom H Co. Ltd. (1995) (Theatrical) (Japan)|
|JMM Invest (1996) (Theatrical) (Spain)|
|Telefilm Hellas (1996) (VHS) (Greece)|
|ICA Projects (1995) (Theatrical) (United Kingdom)|
|Nippon Columbia (1996) (DVD) (Japan)|
|Manga Entertainment (1996) (VHS) (United Kingdom)|
|首映票房（美国）||$32,779, 10 March 1996|
- Veteran actress 林青霞 came out of retirement to have a starring role in the film as the drug smuggler in a blonde wig. She was very eager to work with Kar-Wai Wong.
- 昆汀·塔伦蒂诺 signed a deal with Miramax specially to start his own releasing company so that he could get 重庆森林 (1994) out to a wider public.
- Since Chungking Express was filmed in sequence or "like a road movie" as Wong Kar-Wai has said, Wong wrote each scene either the night before or in the morning of the day of filming.