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Wicked City (1992)

Yao shou du shi (original title)
Taki is assigned to go after Daishu, a businessman who is suspected by the police to be selling the drug "happiness", a drug from the Rapter's world that causes people to "evaporate" if ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Windy (Gaye)
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Ken Kai
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Shudo
Shu-Kei Chow ...
Anti-Rapter Agent
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Loh / Shira / Orchid
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Daishu (Yuen Tai Chung)
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Sergeant Kayama
Reiko Hayama ...
Spider Woman
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Taki is assigned to go after Daishu, a businessman who is suspected by the police to be selling the drug "happiness", a drug from the Rapter's world that causes people to "evaporate" if they stop taking it. Actually it is another group of Rapters that are selling the happiness. The second group attacks Daishu's group, and eventually Taki, Daishu, and Daishu's daughter join forces to fight the evil Rapters. Lots of psychic powers, shape changing and general weirdness. Written by Marty Hoff <martang@evtech.com>

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Release Date:

20 November 1992 (Hong Kong)  »

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Wicked City  »

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HKD 10,778,465 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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If you liked Akira, you'll love this!
20 September 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

What can you say? Explosive action, intriguing characters, combined with a plot line that travels at one-thousand miles per hour. Think of Wicked City as a souped up "Blade Runner." Strong sexual content make this film probably not a good flick for younger kids to view, but the action and visual artistry make this a must see for those 17 or older. If you live near a video store that is up to stuff in the animae department. I urge you to check this little gem out. You won't be disappointed. On a personnal note, I've always thought that with the amazing special effects now in Hollywood, a major studio should turn out a live-action version of this killer animae. Enjoy.


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