SHOCK WAVE 2 (2020) Reviews and overview


Shock Wave 2 is a 2020 Hong Kong action thriller feature film about a bomb disposal expert with PTSD who gets caught up in a terrorist plot.

Directed by Herman Yau (The Sleep Curse; Ebola Syndrome; The Untold Story), the Alibaba Pictures Universe Films Distribution Company production movie stars Andy Lau, Sean Lau, Ni Ni, Philip Keung and Sebastian Mok. Original title 拆弹专家2


When a bomb went off unexpectedly during a police operation to disarm it, Poon Shing-Fung, a bomb disposal officer, got caught in the blast and thus lost one of his legs. Poon decided to leave the police service.

Three years later, the police suspect Poon, who was found in a coma at the spot of a terrorist bombing attack, of being involved in several bombing attacks in the past two years. Poon can hardly remember his past and even his own identity due to Post Traumatic Amnesia. He plans to escape to find out the truth.

Meanwhile, knowing the terrorist organisation’s plan to destroy Hong Kong landmarks, Poon, as the key person between the police and the terrorist organisation, could possibly save or destroy the lives of the innocent civilians in the city…


Shock Wave 2 is released in China and Singapore on 24th December 2020.

Cast and characters:

Andy Lau … Cheung J.S.
Ni Ni
Jai Day … Mercenary Leader
Sebastian Mok … Mercenary Captain
Jaysen Lai … Terrorist (as Jason J Lai)
Liviu Covalschi … Terrorist Keno
Harry Oram … Harry O
Sean Tierney … Big Yank
Angie Aveestar … Tourist (uncredited)


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