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Private Eyes revolves the characters in a private detective agency headed by Wong Yuk-See (Michael Hui) with two employees, a stuttered, easily bullied Pighead (Ricky Hui) and secretary/... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Hui ...
Wong Yuk-see
Samuel Hui ...
Lee Kwok-kit
Ricky Hui ...
Pighead
Angie Chiu ...
Jacky (as Agee Chiu)
Richard Ng ...
Police Sargeant
Hui-Chi Lu ...
Mrs. Chow (as Wei Ying Lo)
Kien Shih ...
Gow-suk - Uncle 9 (as Kin Shek)
Mu Chu ...
Mr. Chu (Guest star)
Stanley Hui ...
Love Hotel Manager (Guest star)
Yam Chan ...
Softdrink Factory Substitute (Guest star)
Chun Ying Chang ...
Love Hotel Customer (Guest star)
Siu-Fong Lai ...
Mrs. Mok
Siu Ping Cheng ...
'Pregnant' Shoplifter
Shun-Yin Leung ...
Mrs. Chu (as Suen-yin Leung)
Kim-Wan Chan ...
Mistaken Pickpocket
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Private Eyes revolves the characters in a private detective agency headed by Wong Yuk-See (Michael Hui) with two employees, a stuttered, easily bullied Pighead (Ricky Hui) and secretary/receptionist, Jacky (Angie Chiu). The agency was soon joined by an out-of-work bottling plant employee Lee Kwok-Kit (Sam Hui). Among them, they took on various cases, mostly involving adulterous men and women. Comedic adventures occurred when Wong and Lee carried out these investigations. In the movie's finale, the two were trying to capture a blackmailer to a local theater and it ties several earlier sketches together. Written by traveler85

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dig that funky music!
8 November 2002 | by (detroit) – See all my reviews

this movie is great, i saw at least a dozen referances to other movies that ripped "The Private Eyes" off.

great comedy, i love Sam Hui's music. Ricky Hui is great, wish he had more comedic parts in this one tho.


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