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Release Date:
30 January 1986 (Hong Kong) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Multi-genre flick (western, martial arts, comedy, adventure, etc.) with an all-star cast about a man who returns to his home town... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Crazy Brilliant! See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Ching Fong Tin
Biao Yuen ... Tsao Cheuk Kin
Olivia Cheng ... Siu Hung
Rosamund Kwan ... Chi
Kenny Bee ... Fook Loi

Eric Tsang ... Jook Bo
Richard Ng ... Han
Lydia Shum ... Han's Wife
Emily Chu ... Siu Bo
Pauline Yu-Huan Wang ... Yu
Hoi-Lun Au ... Siu Chuy
Ching-Ying Lam ... Security Officer
Hoi Mang ... Security Officer (as Randy Mang)
Ma Wu ... Security Officer

Wah Yuen ... Security Officer
James Tien ... Yun Shiyu
Paul Chang ... Ma, Bandit Chief
Cynthia Rothrock ... Mountain Bandit

Richard Norton ... Mountain Bandit
Jang Lee Hwang ... Yukio Fushiki
Yasuaki Kurata ... Samurai
Yukari Ôshima ... Samurai

Yu Wang ... Master Wong Kei Ying
Kien Shih ... Master Sek
Yut-Chung Lam ... Fei Hung, Ying's Son
Kuang-hung Chi ... Kin, Sek's Son
Billy Lau ... Train Captain
Shirley Kwan ... Train Captain's Girlfriend
Lai-Yin Poon ... Lai
Hou Hsiao ... Siu Hau
Lung Chan ... Wild Bull
Kar Lok Chin ... Kar Lok
Chau Sang Lau ... Ka Li (as Li Ka)
Te Hu Hsiao ... Firefighter
Mo Yuen ... Bank Robber (as Mo-Chow Yuen)
Kam Kong Chow ... Bank Robber
Yung-chiang Peng ... Bank Robber
Chia Yung Liu ... Kang, Shiyu's Man
Corey Yuen ... Jen, Shiyu's Man
Fung Woo ... Mayor Yi
Tat-wah Cho ... Shanghai Chief Inspector
Dick Wei ... Mountain Bandit
Fat Chung ... Mountain Bandit
Phillip Ko ... Mountain Bandit
Lung Wei Wang ... Mountain Bandit
Wen Tai Li ... Mountain Bandit
Tak Yuen ... Mountain Bandit
Mei Sheng Fan ... Mountain Bandit (as Mei-Sheng Fan)
Sau Lan Chow ... Siu Lan
Bolo Yeung ... Cotton Weaver
Ping Ha ... Cotton Weaver's Mom
Wing-Cho Yip ... Passerby (as Teddy Yip)
Hung Tse ... Bank Staffer
Oi Sam Tsui ... Fat lady rescued by firemen
Hang Shuen So ... Fong Tin's Mom
Meg Lam ... Auntie Seventh

Siu-Ho Chin ... Cheung
Billy Ching Sau Yat ... Bandit
Hung Lu ... Demonstrator
Pui-Ling Yau ... Demonstrator
Wing-Cheung Cheung ... Bandit
Hsi-chun Yang ... Bandit
Foo-wai Lam ... Bandit
Chi-shing Chan ... Bandit
Wing-Hon Cheung ... Bandit
Shan Kwan ... Bandit
Anthony Chan ... Doctor
Deborah Dik ... Woman at Train Station
Yin Tse ... Man at Train Station
Danny Yip
Hing-Yin Kam
Seung-Wah Yip
Yau Cheung Yeung
Alfred Cheung
Bun Yuen
Tien Tsai Wei
Po Tai
Yung-sheng Pan (as Yun-hsiang Peng)
Sung-Hao Hsu

Directed by
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung 

Produced by
Alfred Cheung .... producer
Raymond Chow .... producer
Leonard Ho .... producer
Ma Wu .... producer
 
Original Music by
Melody Bank 
Alastair Monteith-Hodge 
Anders Nelsson 
 
Cinematography by
Arthur Wong 
 
Production Management
Arvi Liimatainen .... unit manager
Siu-King Wong .... production manager
 
Art Department
Yiu-Kwong But .... set designer
 
Stunts
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung .... stunt coordinator
Biao Yuen .... martial arts and acrobatics double
Kar Lok Chin .... additional stunt double: Yuen Biao (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Tung-Chuen Chan .... gaffer
 
Music Department
Chin Yung Shing .... composer: theme music
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Foo gwai lit che" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Millionaires Express" - International (English title) (imdb display title), UK (imdb display title)
"Millionaire's Express" - Hong Kong (English title) (imdb display title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for martial arts combat and some shootings
Runtime:
Argentina:94 min | USA:98 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Netherlands:12 | Norway:16 | South Korea:15 | UK:15 (original rating) | UK:12 (video rating) (2005) | USA:PG-13 | West Germany:12 (cut)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Prior to filming, Cynthia Rothrock had torn a ligament in her knee and Richard Norton had developed a severe infection from cutting his leg on a plant. Both filmed their parts but can be seen respectively performing all their kicks with a single leg.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During the final big fight scene, one of the actors does a back flip off of a bar. Wires can be seen during a top view of the flip.See more »
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FAQ

How many different versions do exist of the movie?
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Crazy Brilliant!, 30 December 2002
Author: JinxsterJones from UK

It's a crazy movie, but awesome all the same. It's an incredibly visual story. The first time I saw it was a Cantonese version with no subtitles, but I still followed the whole story. The humour is also very visual and very funny! However, the stand out moment, ignoring the awesome battles running through the film, has to be Yuen Biao's flip from the top of a burning building. If you watch this film for no other reason, you have to see one of the greatest stunts ever committed to celluloid. Simple yet MAD! For fight fans there's the added bonus of seeing some of the all time greats of Far East Cinema battle it out on screen! SEE THIS MOVIE NOW!

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