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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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(as Peter Mak)

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(novel), | 1 more credit »
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview:
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Michelle Reis ...
Windy (Gaye)
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Ken Kai
Roy Cheung ...
Shudo
Shu-Kei Chow ...
Anti-Rapter Agent
Carman Lee ...
Loh / Shira / Orchid
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Daishu (Yuen Tai Chung)
Woo-Ping Yuen ...
Sergeant Kayama
Reiko Hayama ...
Spider Woman
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

20 November 1992 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Wicked City  »

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Box Office

Budget:

HKD 10,778,465 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Bad, bad, bad.
25 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

The european video version of this film sucks. It boosts pathetic dubbing, and claims to be an "uncensored version" featuring "scenes never showed before", but I doubt this is true. For the film: it's incredibly dumb, has a very ugly production value, bad acting and has such an intense pace that you feel it could end any moment. And if it did, you couldn't give a **** about it. If you must watch it, fast-forward it to the cool scene in which a woman is transformed from an elevator into a motorcycle...


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