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Forbidden City Cop (1996)
"Dai lap mat tam 008" (original title)

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A wild and hilariously anachronistic tale of an imperial guard of the Forbidden City who has no martial arts abilities but a talent for making futuristic machines and must save the kidnapped emperor.

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Credited cast:
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Ling Ling Fat (as Chiau Sing Chi)
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Kar-Ling (as Lau Ka Ling)
Carman Lee ...
Gum Tso (as Carmen Li)
Tat-Ming Cheung ...
Emperor (as Cheung Tat Ming)
Kar-Ying Law ...
Fat-Yan (as Law Ka Ying)
Tats Lau ...
The Ghost (as Lau Yee Tat)
Cheung-Yan Yuen ...
No Face's Wife (as Yuen Cheong Yan)
Shun-Yee Yuen ...
Two Face (as Yuen Shun Yee)
Lik-Chi Lee ...
(as Li Lik Chee)
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King-Man Chik ...
Sex-starved patient
Vincent Kok ...
Doctor
Elvina Kong ...
Dizzy Patient
Kin-Yan Lee ...
Emperor's Mistress
Indra Leech ...
Doctor
Hang-Sang Poon ...
Fat's father-in-law
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Set in Imperial China, Stephen Chiau plays Fat, a guard in the Forbidden City. But unlike his colleagues he doesn't know anything about Kung Fu or other martial-arts, because he uses his time to make futuristic inventions. So when the emperor is kidnapped and the world most beautiful geisha comes to town Fat has to use his brain to get things done. Written by <henrikm@daimi.aau.dk>

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12 October 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Forbidden City Cop was a movie that suprised the hell out of me. When i first saw a copy of the thing, i twisted my face up in confusion, not knowing what the hell i was in for. Lucky, i picked up a copy and about an hour and a half after chucking it into my vcr, i was still laughing my ass off.

This film is the perfect mix of comedy, corruption, and sheer lunacy. The fight scene with the magnets had me in tears, and the amount of golden one-liners in the film was hilarious.

In the immoral words of the Faceless Ninja: "BLAND AND FACELESS, MY SKILLS ARE UNFATHOMABLE!"


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