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Looking to cash in on the popularity of Steven Spielberg's mega-hits E.T. and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Hong Kong schlockmeister Wong Jing directs this yarn about Andy who, along with buddies Pin-pin and Pancho ventures to Greece to find his long lost friend Shen. They soon discover Shen is being tailed both by the KGB and by Interpol after discovering some rare gems in an archaeological dig. After a unkindly series of events, Andy winds up back in Hong Kong with the stones, which, it turns out, is not gems but rather an alien life form. Meanwhile Karov, an evil magician, is hell bent on getting his hands on the gem/alien no matter what. Written by Jonathan Crow

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Action-packed and got a few laughs out of it!
4 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is a fantasy comedy film from Wong Jing, where cop Andy Lo (Andy Lau) along with friend Pancho (Wong Jing) and nephew Pin-Pin (Bin Bin) travel to Greece to find his long lost friend Shen (Phillip Ko). He is being chased by the KGB and Interpol after discovering a rare, supernatural gem.

There are plenty of martial arts action in the film, courtesy of Andy Lau, Cynthia Rothrock and Edward Norton. The action really doesn't slow down, especially toward the second half of the movie, which made it look overkill at some point. While the movie starts off a little slow, it picks up steam when our lead characters are in Greece and a high-profile chase between the KGB and Shen take place, with Andy and company and the Interpol agents caught in the middle.

Actor Chan Pak-Cheung has a supporting role in the film and delivered some laugh-out-loud comic relief, especially during the scenes where he comes under the spell of the supernatural gem. The "friendship" between the gem and the kid character was pretty heartfelt.

Actress Sharla Cheung also has a supporting role but, along with Chan Pak-Cheung, wasn't utilized enough. I would rather have them serve as the leads over the attention-freak and cocky Andy Lau.

There are some plot holes here and there, but overall, it's a fast-paced movie that is delightfully cheesy and pretty entertaining.

Grade B-


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