MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 28,937 this week

Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)
"Xin zui jia pai dang" (original title)

5.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 243 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 6 critic

Two friends who own an investment firm turn to a policeman friend for help when they are framed for robbery by a gang of antiquities smugglers.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 810 titles
created 04 Nov 2011
 
a list of 1282 titles
created 25 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 561 titles
created 23 May 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 09 Mar 2013
 
01
a list of 347 titles
created 19 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989)

Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit.

User Polls

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A typical everyday HK movie fan Wing idolizes the beautiful female singer Rose and her producer Sam as the fairy tale couple. By chance she posed as an amateur male singer and moves in with... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Chan, Chi Lee
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Carina Lau, Anita Yuen
The Swordsman (1990)
Action | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it. Blademaster, a young martial arts expert, accidentally ends up ... See full summary »

Directors: Siu-Tung Ching, King Hu, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Samuel Hui, Cecilia Yip, Jacky Cheung
Tiger on Beat (1988)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee
Tiger Cage (1988)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A team of cops get brutally exposed to violence after raiding a drug operation and discovering a link between few members of the police force and an American crime syndicate dealing with drug trafficking.

Director: Woo-ping Yuen
Stars: Jacky Cheung, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Simon Yam
Fa tin hei si (1993)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Clifton Ko
Stars: Samuel Hui, Leslie Cheung, Rosamund Kwan
Mad Mission (1982)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A "James Bond" type burglar named King Kong (Sam Hui) tries to redeem himself and joins forces with Albert "Baldy" Au (Karl Maka), a bumbling police detective from the states, to try to ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Tsang
Stars: Samuel Hui, Karl Maka, Sylvia Chang
Dragon Strike (1982)
Action | Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The adventures of a restless martial arts student called Dragon, who, while constantly pursuing a girl, gets involved in the affairs of a gang of thieves.

Director: Jackie Chan
Stars: Jackie Chan, Wai-Man Chan, Paul Chang
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Man Kit Poon
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Andy Lau, Jing Ning
Action | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In this installment of a phenomenal saga of the super natural, four young people are caught in a tug-o-war of evil between an Imperial Wizard and a corrupt General. Outrageous special ... See full summary »

Director: Siu-Tung Ching
Stars: Leslie Cheung, Joey Wang, Michelle Reis
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu
Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lung Wei Wang, Hou Hsiao
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A reforming ex-gangster tries to reconcile with his estranged policeman brother, but the ties to his former gang are difficult to break.

Director: John Woo
Stars: Lung Ti, Leslie Cheung, Yun-Fat Chow
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
Stars: David Chiang, Lily Li, Chia Yung Liu
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Ellen Chan ...
Ellen
Leslie Cheung ...
Brother Thief
Roy Cheung ...
Murderer King
Tat-wah Cho ...
Hua
Billy Chong ...
(as Willie Doxan)
Maria Cordero ...
Woman in Window
Bruce Fontaine ...
Assassin
Deborah Grant ...
Deborah
Chi Jan Ha ...
Female Communist Agent #1
Mark Houghton ...
Blond Thug
Samuel Hui ...
Conan Lee ...
Chinese Rambo
Danny Lee ...
Prisoner from Hong Kong
Nina Li Chi ...
Sister Thief
Karl Maka ...
Edit

Storyline

King Kong (Samuel Hui) and Albert "Baldy" Au (Karl Maka) were framed for robbery by brother and sister thieves (Leslie Cheung and Nina Li Chi), taking possession of a magnificent sword from antiquities smugglers. The smugglers attempt to hunt down Kong and Baldy, just as they were being pursued by the Hong Kong Police for their supposed "crime." Kong and Baldy managed to reprimand the brother/sister duo, but were all ultimately apprehended by the authorities and sent to a prison in China, putting their innocence and freedom in jeopardy. Written by Oliver Chu

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 January 1989 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Mad Mission (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A solid entry in the Aces series...

Ngoh meng giu King Kong, a bit like James Bond, Joi gaai paaktong, ngohdeih haih, joi gaai paaktong, ... This is the fifth entry in the 'Aces Go Places' series('Aces Go Places '97' may be related only in name, I assume). It seems to be an underrated installment in the saga as well , yet it has enough quality to hold itself together. 'Aces Go Places V'(a.k.a. 'Xin zuijia paidang') starts off with King Kong and Albert "Baldy" Au(Sam Hui and Karl Maka) kidnapping a Thai woman for a client. When their moral judgment gets in the way of profiteering, King Kong and Baldy go their separate ways. King Kong and Baldy are later re-united when a brother and sister duo of thieves(Leslie Cheung and Nina Li) posing as the Aces duo, steal a sword connected to some stolen Terracotta statues. In an interview with Peter Hunt filmed for a James Bond documentary, he claims, and I quote,"Every director puts his(or her) stamp on a film." This statement would apply to Shaw Brothers kung fu guru director Lau Kar-leung as well as the previous directors of the Aces films who've added their contributions: Eric Tsang(Aces I & II), Tsui Hark(Aces III), and Ringo Lam(Aces IV). Lau and his stunt crew bring a wide array of wu-shu and kung fu into this film. The fights are solid and fun to watch even though they're performed mostly by non-martial artists such as Sam Hui, Karl Maka, Nina Li, and the late Leslie Cheung. The absence of Sylvia Chang leaves an incomplete feeling to this entry(Chai Po[Chang] and Baldy Jr. are supposedly in Canada, as this film mentions). Still, there's a large supporting cast that attempts to stand in for Sylvia. Conan Lee is Chinese Rambo, a mainland soldier who forces the new and old Aces duos to help the Red Chinese recover the Terracotta statues, from a gwailo with white cat mittens(?, Ernst Blofeld he's not) and his lackeys. Lovely Ellen Chan portrays King Kong's secretary who suffers under his employment from damage caused by mainland bureaucrats and international criminals. Cho Tat-wah reprises his role as Wah So from the previous Aces films. Leslie Cheung is one half of the new Aces duo and buxom Nina Li(married to Jet Li Lian-jie[Gong xi nin])is the other half of the new Aces duo. Fannie Yuen Kit-ying portrays Baldy's niece(whose cabin he hides out in order to avoid the authorities and tax collectors). Singer/actress Maria Cordero has a brief cameo in the film as well. Danny Lee Sau-yin portrays a pimp from Hong Kong who awaits punishment in a mainland Chinese prison and gives information on purchasing bullets for executions! There are other supporting players whose contributions make up the film as well. Sam Hui and Karl Maka return as the aging, bickering Aces duo in the fifth(and last?) film in the Aces series. Not the best film in the 'Aces Go Places' saga, but this installment holds its own.


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mad Mission V: The Terracotta Hit (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?