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Top Squad (1988)
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Madame Wu (Sibelle Hu) has been assigned to the Hong Kong Police Academy to train female Banshee Squad Members, next door to the male Tiger Squad Members lead by Inspector Kan (Shui-Fan ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sibelle Hu ...
Madam Wu
Madam Law
Kara Hui ...
May (as Ying Hung Wai)
Regina Kent ...
Ellen Chan ...
Ann Bridgewater ...
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ...
Joanna Chan ...
Pei-ling Lee ...
Ming-Si Lai ...
Banshee Squad Member
Wai Man Lau ...
Banshee Squad Member
Alex To ...
Ah Man
Billy Lau ...
Ah Nam
Shui-Fan Fung ...
Inspector Kan


Madame Wu (Sibelle Hu) has been assigned to the Hong Kong Police Academy to train female Banshee Squad Members, next door to the male Tiger Squad Members lead by Inspector Kan (Shui-Fan Fung). After internal conflicts and courting mishaps, the squad members were ordered to band together to round up a gang of thieves at a convention. Written by Oliver Chu

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Release Date:

3 June 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

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Jeffrey Falcon was injured when Kara Hui hit him in the head with an ax during the shooting of a fight scene. See more »


Followed by Huang jia du chuan (1990) See more »

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An Action Comedy that is more slapstick.
10 November 2013 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

Actress Sibelle Hu stars as Madam Wu, a character that is spun-off from the "Five Lucky Stars" movie series. Here, she is in charge of training a group of female Banshee Squad Members of the Hong Kong Police Force. Next door to their academy is the male Tiger Squad Members, led by Inspector Kan (Shui-Fan Fung).

What started out as some rigorous training action quickly was reduced to a prolonged scene set at a roller-skating rink towards the middle of the movie, where the Tiger Squad members try to court the Banshee Squad members. This scene really dragged with unnecessary slapstick humor that distracts from the movie's main plot. The subplots of the members courting one another and the rivalry of Madam Wu and Inspector Kan are not interwoven into the story well, making you wonder what the main objective of this movie's story is. Some butt-kicking and gut-totting action do not take place until the end of the film.

So, if you are a fan of slapstick comedy, give this film a watch. If you are a fan of action movies only, watch the beginning, than forward to the end.

Grade C-

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