5.8/10
309
8 user 6 critic

Top Squad (1988)

Ba Wong Fa (original title)
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 »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Rothrock stars as Cindy, an American FBI agent who travels to Hong Kong to arrest a criminal newspaper editor, Ronny Dak (filmmaker Ronny Yu) who prints counterfeit money using the ... See full summary »

Director: Hoi Mang
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Elizabeth Lee, Siu-Ho Chin
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an ... See full summary »

Director: Corey Yuen
Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Cynthia Rothrock, John Sham
Action | Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Martial arts adventure about a tough FBI cop (Cynthia Rothrock) high-kicking her way to the final showdown with a Chinese Mafia boss.

Director: Chia Yung Liu
Stars: Kiu Wai Miu, Cynthia Rothrock, Ken Tong
Above the Law (1986)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides to take the law into his own hands when a key witness and his entire family are ... See full summary »

Director: Corey Yuen
Stars: Biao Yuen, Cynthia Rothrock, Melvin Wong
Mo fei cui (1986)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

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 ... See full summary »

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Andy Lau, Cynthia Rothrock, Pak-Cheung Chan
Fight to Win (1987)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Martial artists in America battle over the possession of three ancient Chinese statues.

Director: Leo Fong
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, George Chung, Richard Norton
China O'Brien (1990)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

China O'Brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Keith Cooke
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Four new Banshee Squad Members join the Hong Kong Police Academy to undergo training supervised by Madam Wu (Sibelle Hu). Their personalities don't click with the current Squad Members, ... See full summary »

Director: Wellson Chin
Stars: Sibelle Hu, Sandra Kwan Yue Ng, Billy Lau
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

There are two plots in this movie and oddly enough, they don't intersect. One plot follows the revenge of a martial artist whose husband is killed. The other follows two cops who like to ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Fong
Stars: Juan Chapa, Stephen Moore, Myra
Action | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Multi-genre flick (western, martial arts, comedy, adventure, etc.) with an all-star cast about a man who returns to his home town, buys everything in sight, and tries to improve its ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung
Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Biao Yuen, Olivia Cheng
Lady Dragon (1992)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An ex-CIA agent (Kathy Gallagher) living in Indonesia tracks Ludvig Hauptman, the arms dealer who killed her husband. Along the way, she meets a young boy and his grandfather, who teach her in the ways of the Lady Dragon.

Director: David Worth
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Robert Ginty
Rapid Fire (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In this action/martial arts movie two cops (Leo Fong and Cynthia Rothrock) investigating their own colleagues suspected of being corrupt agents.

Stars: Leo Fong, Cynthia Rothrock
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sibelle Hu ...
Madam Wu
...
Madam Law
...
May (as Ying Hung Wai)
Regina Kent ...
Lam
Ellen Chan ...
Jean
Ann Bridgewater ...
Karen
...
Amy
Joanna Chan ...
Joanna
Pei-ling Lee ...
Amin
Ming-Si Lai ...
Banshee Squad Member
Wai Man Lau ...
Banshee Squad Member
...
Ah Man
Billy Lau ...
Ah Nam
...
Inspector Kan (as Shui-Fan Fung)
...
Peter
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

3 June 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Top Squad  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Connections

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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-


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?