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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sibelle Hu ...
Madam Wu
Cynthia Rothrock ...
Madam Law
Kara Hui ...
May (as Ying Hung Wai)
Regina Kent ...
Lam
Ellen Chan ...
Jean
Ann Bridgewater ...
Karen
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ...
Amy
Joanna Chan ...
Joanna
Pei-ling Lee ...
Amin
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
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Peter
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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 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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3 June 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

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Kind of disappointing
5 October 2010 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

First, I feel I should mention that I LOVE Hong Kong films. I like Hong Kong action movies, and I've found funny Hong Kong comedies. This movie mixes action and comedy together, but this mix doesn't work this time around. Pretty much all of the female characters in the movie are wimpy whiners and act in other ways that are pretty stereotypical. (Maybe Hong Kong audiences might find this funny, but I didn't.) The men are a bunch of sexist pigs for the most part. Again, this behavior may be funny to a foreign audience, but I don't think it will go well for many westerners. Another big weakness of the movie is that there is really no plot, just a bunch of vignettes stitched together with the flimsiest of excuses. On the plus side, the opening and closing parts of the movie do have some acceptable action. And while this movie may be flawed, it is certainly better than all the awful movies Cynthia Rothrock has made in the U.S.


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