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Mo (1983)

 |  Horror  |  21 November 2006 (USA)
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While in Thailand to avenge his brother who was crippled in a fight with a corrupt Thai boxer, a man gets caught up in a web of fate, Buddhism and black magic.

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Phillip Ko ...
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Xiaoyen Lin
Kar-Man Wai ...
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Tien-Chu Chin ...
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You-hsing Lai
Wai Lam ...
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Hak Shun Leung
Chih Tai Lin
Chun Liu
Han-Yuan Ma
Edmund P. Meneses
Major Oponpa
Victor B. Pumicpic
Gwa-Pau Sai
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While in Thailand to avenge his brother who was crippled in a fight with a corrupt Thai boxer, a man gets caught up in a web of fate, Buddhism and black magic.

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Totally crazy and bizarre HK horror film.
4 April 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Ko plays Xiong,out to avenge his brother,crippled in a kick-boxing fight by Bolo Yeung.His hallucinations lead him to a temple and his karmic twin priest;their fates are inextricably linked, and that's bad,since the priest was killed by a black magician.Xiong initially sceptical is eventually convinced-the graphic scene of eel-vomiting seems to do the trick - and agrees to become a monk in order to take on the forces of darkness and save both the priest's soul and his own.This surreal and completely over-the-top HK trashy horror flick has to be seen to be believed.The special effects are weak,however you will laugh until it hurts watching several totally weird moments.The action is fast and the film is loaded with hallucinatory imagery straight from Jodorovsky's works.9 out of 10 for sheer pleasure of watching this surreal madness.


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