Officer Tuba (Sammo Hung) and Police Detective Chow (David Chiang) attempt to hunt down a band of blackmailers. Unsuccessful in capturing the gang, Chow is gunned down and, in his dying ... See full summary »

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Tuba
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Cheung
Joey Wang ...
Joanne
David Chiang ...
Rambo Chow
Jang Lee Hwang ...
Blackmailer
Dennis Chan ...
Assignment Officer
Wing-Cho Yip ...
Joanne's Father
Yee Seung ...
Joanne's Mother
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Rambo's Superior Officer
Ching Tien ...
Tuba's Superior Officer
Paul Chang ...
Chung
Stanley Sui-Fan Fung ...
Police Band Drummer (as Shui-Fan Fung)
Paul Chun ...
Police Band Trumpeter
Fung Woo ...
Sau
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Henchman
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Officer Tuba (Sammo Hung) and Police Detective Chow (David Chiang) attempt to hunt down a band of blackmailers. Unsuccessful in capturing the gang, Chow is gunned down and, in his dying moment, makes Tuba promise that he will defeat the gangsters and avenge his death. When Tuba goes on another police mission with rookie Cheung (Jackie Cheung) and tries to woo his girlfriend-to-be Joanne (Joey Wang), he forgets his promise to Chow. Therefore, Chow's spirit appears and haunts Tuba, attempting to make him fulfill his mission. Written by Oliver Chu

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20 March 1986 (Hong Kong)  »

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The film was later remade as Look Out, Officer! (1990) in 1990 which starred Stephen Chow. See more »

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attention sir!
18 June 2003 | by (detroit) – See all my reviews

sammo hung is a cowardly officer in the police band. playing the tuba gets him the name Tuba. the police sargent needs someone to go under-cover and deliver extortion money, so he picks tuba...

i dont want to spoil the plot, but its a pretty good ghost/cop movie. loads of hilarious embarrassing moments. Sammo can do no wrong! 6.5/10


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