IMDb > The Accidental Spy (2001)
Te wu mi cheng
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

The Accidental Spy (2001) More at IMDbPro »Te wu mi cheng (original title)

Photos (See all 10 | slideshow) Videos (see all 3)
The Accidental Spy -- aka Dak miu mai shing
The Accidental Spy -- Internationally-acclaimed star Jackie Chan is Bei, a less-than-successful exercise equipment salesman who yearns for excitement in his life.
The Accidental Spy -- US Home Video Trailer from Buena Vista Home Entertainment

Overview

User Rating:
5.8/10   10,792 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 9% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Rod Dean (English adaptation)
Ivy Ho
Contact:
View company contact information for The Accidental Spy on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
18 January 2001 (Hong Kong) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Ordinary guy. Extraordinary spy
Plot:
This action movie unfolds with the story of Bei, a salesman at a workout equipment store, who harbors dreams of adventures... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Little different...but really cool See more (51 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jackie Chan ... Buck Yuen

Eric Tsang ... Many Liu

Vivian Hsu ... Yong
Min Kim ... Carmen Wong (as Kim Min Jeong)
Hsing-kuo Wu ... Lee Sang-Zen (as Wu Hsing Kuo)
Murat Yilmaz ... Celik
Alfred Cheung ... Cheung the Lawyer
Lillian Ho ... Candice
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Tsui / Stan
Vincent Kok ... Moving Worker
Poon Hang Sen ... Rich Man
Paulyn Sun ... Rich Man's Wife
Ping Ha ... Cleaning Lady (as Ha Ping)
Ken Chang ... Cop at Mall

Glory Simon ... TCN Field Reporter
Vahdet Çakar ... Police Officer
Ahmet T. Uygun ... TCN News Crew (as Ahmet Uygun)
Rakela Kunyo ... TCN News Crew
Cheung Tat Chuen ... TCN News Crew
Erdem Kaya ... TCN News Crew
Emre Tannverdi ... TCN News Crew
Abrim Gurgen ... TCN News Crew
Faith Koroglu ... TCN News Crew
Wai Hung Chan ... TCN News Crew
Eric Lee ... Lee's Bodyguard

Bradley James Allan ... Lee's Bodyguard
Paul Andreovski ... Lee's Bodyguard
Anthony Carpio ... Lee's Boydguard (as Carpio Anthony)
Gordon Milne ... Lee's Bodyguard (as Gordon William George Milne)
Siros Niaros ... Lee's Bodyguard

Scott Adkins ... Lee's Bodyguard (as Scott Edward Atkins)
Raven Choi ... Lee's Bodyguard
Taner Barlas ... Priest
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rezzak Aklar ... United Nations Scientist
Karen Apostolina ... (voice)

Stephen Apostolina ... (voice)
Kirk Baily ... (voice)
Sirma Bradley ... United Nations Scientist
Steve Bulen ... (voice)

Richard Cansino ... (voice)
Man-Ching Chan
Sai-Tang Chan
Wilgun Cinal ... United Nations Scientist

Robert Clotworthy ... (voice)

David Cowgill ... (voice)
Wendy Culter ... (voice)
Burak Damah ... Turkish Family - Son
Chiu-Yau Dang ... Robber
Ipek Deger ... Turkish Family
Hervé Décalion ... CIA Agent (as Herve Decalion)

Richard Epcar ... (voice)

Said Faraj ... (voice)

Dana Flynn ... Girlfriend of Mafia Boss (as Didem Erol)
Eddie Frierson ... (voice)

Elisa Gabrielli ... (voice)

Nicholas Guest ... (voice)

Orhan Güner ... United Nations Scientist (as Orhan Guler)
Fatih Haciosmanoglu ... United Nations Scientist
James Hills ... Beggar
Bridget Hoffman ... (voice)

Rif Hutton ... (voice)
Aziz D. Jamily ... (voice)
Anthony Rene Jones ... Philip Ashley (as Tony Jones)
Choo Gyne Jung ... Buck's Mom
Selim Kocak ... Fishing Village Prayer
Steve Kramer ... (voice)
Joh Young Kwan ... Park Won Jung
Yung Kwan ... Robber
Kennedy Lau ... Korean Officer
Lemon Liu ... Korean Offical
Edie Mirman ... (voice)
Gracie Moore ... (voice)

Sirri Murad ... (voice)

Jonathan Nichols ... (voice)
Yildinm Ocek ... Bank Manager
Erdinç Olgaçli ... Turkish Family
Ray Pang ... Bartender

Paul Pape ... (voice)
Bob Papenbrook ... (voice)
Steve Pinto ... (voice)
Tony Pope ... (voice)
Stuart Robinson ... (voice)
Lia Sargent ... (voice)
Figen Amber Senbas ... Bank Clerk
Michael Sorich ... (voice)
Pamela Spencer ... Fishing Village Woman
Alay Stailmis ... United Nations Scientist
Doug Stone ... (voice)

Mark Sussman ... (voice)
Hamit Suzen ... Fishing Village Kid

Dave Thomas ... (voice)
Paxton Winters ... United Nations Scientist
Man-Chun Wong ... Mall cop
Ming-Sing Wong ... Salesman (as Wong Ming Sing)
Stephanie Wong ... Korean Officer
Kin-Wai Yan ... Bank robber

Gordon Alexander ... Hitman (uncredited)
Piggy Chan ... Korean Offical (uncredited)
Teddy Chan ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Athena Chu ... Woman Interested in Gym Equipment (uncredited)
Mustafa Presheva ... Italian Mob (uncredited)

Directed by
Teddy Chan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rod Dean  English adaptation
Ivy Ho 

Produced by
David Chan .... executive producer
Jackie Chan .... producer
Raymond Chow .... producer
Stephen Chu .... executive producer
Neung-yeon Joh .... line producer
Candy Leung .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Peter Kam  (as Pui Tat Kam)
Michael Wandmacher (english version)
 
Cinematography by
Wing-Hang Wong 
 
Film Editing by
Chi-Leung Kwong 
 
Production Design by
Kenneth Mak 
 
Art Direction by
Ziya Ulkenciler 
Oliver Wong  (as Oliver Wong Yui Man)
 
Set Decoration by
Haluk Ünlü 
 
Costume Design by
Shirley Chan 
 
Makeup Department
Yun-Ling Man .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ali Akdeniz .... production manager: Turkey
Jo Jo Hui .... production supervisor
Wan-Yee Lai .... assistant production manager: Hong Kong
Ching-Jun Lee .... production manager: Hong Kong (as Jeanette Lee)
Wallace Nip .... production manager: Hong Kong
Ken Park .... executive in charge of production
Wing Yee Alice Tse .... assistant production manager: Hong Kong
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lemon Liu .... second assistant director
Yasemin Samdereli .... third assistant director
Ahmet T. Uygun .... first assistant director
Man-ching Wong .... assistant director (as Wong Man Ching)
Liu Yick Man .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Kung Chan .... props
Kam-Cheong Fung .... props
Hulya Karakas .... assistant art director
Na Young Kim .... assistant property master: Korea
Hin-Leung Tsang .... props
Ming-Lun Tsui .... props
Eda Tutuk .... assistant art director
Kin-Hung Wong .... props
Nergis Çaliskan .... prop buyer
 
Sound Department
Joe Barnett .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Chan .... sound recordist (as Steve Chan Wai Wung)
Matt Dubin .... sound recordist: english version
Marc Fishman .... sound re-recording mixer: english version
David Knauer .... sound recording engineer
Val Kuklowsky .... supervising sound editor
Wai Hung Kwong .... foley artist
Kinson Tsang .... sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Stephen Ma .... special visual effects supervisor
Wai-Yuk Tang .... special visual effects supervisor
Chuen Cho Ting .... special visual effects supervisor (as Ting Cho Chuen)
 
Stunts
Scott Adkins .... stunts
Gordon Alexander .... stunts
Bradley James Allan .... assistant stunt coordinator (as Bradley James Allen)
Paul Andreovski .... assistant stunt coordinator
Alain Bour .... stunt driver: Turkey
Anthony Carpio .... assistant stunt coordinator (as Carpio Anthony)
Jackie Chan .... stunt coordinator
Philippe Dailler .... stunt driver: Turkey
Cyrille Dufaut .... stunt driver: Turkey
Hervé Décalion .... stunt driver: Turkey
Jean-Benoit Guillon .... stunt driver: Turkey
Jean-Claude Lagniez .... car stunt coordinator: Turkey
Keung-Kuen Lai .... stunt coordinator (as Benny Lai)
Rocky Lai .... stunts
Laurent Mulot .... stunt driver: Turkey
Siros Niaros .... stunt performer
Daniel Patrick O'Neill .... stunt performer (as Daniel O'Neill)
Pascal Roblin .... stunt driver: Turkey
Wei Tung .... stunt coordinator
Jack Wai-Leung Wong .... assistant stunt coordinator (as Wong Wai Leung)
Ming-Sing Wong .... deputy stunt coordinator
Bradley James Allan .... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Andreovski .... stunts (uncredited)
Jackie Chan .... stunt actor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kam-Chuen Chan .... still photographer (as Chan Kam Chuen)
Durmus Demirezen .... gaffer
Chin-cheng Fung .... electrician
Yuen Chun Ming .... focus puller
Man-Ching Ng .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yu Ho Tang .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Rod Dean .... editorial consultant
 
Music Department
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer (US score)
 
Transportation Department
Menderes Demir .... transportation captain: Turkey
 
Other crew
Bahadir Atay .... location manager: Turkey
Chan Mang Chin .... assistant to director
Erhan Ozogul .... production accountant
Ebru Pilten .... production coordinating assistant
Wei Tung .... action choreographer
Cheung Sun Yee .... script supervisor
Garson Yu .... title designer
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsSpecial EffectsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Te wu mi cheng" - Hong Kong (original title)
See more »
MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for strong action violence, some drug content and nudity
Runtime:
108 min | Argentina:92 min | USA:87 min
Country:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
DTS (English version) | SDDS (English version) | Dolby Digital
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
There were plans to do a sequel which never materialized.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Jackie is attacked in the Turkish bath house and he runs up to the roof and around the domes, the shadow of the camera is visible in the lower right corner of the picture.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Speed (1994)See more »
Soundtrack:
Gong Don CiSee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the International Version and the Hong Kong Version?
See more »
10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
A Little different...but really cool, 11 May 2001

I just saw it last night, and after reading about the "serious tone" of the film I was surprised to see what looked like the usual "happy-go-lucky" sort of stuff we'd expect....silly robbers, some mugging, Jackie running naked through the streets of Turkey. But about halfway through things took a turn toward darkness. I liked this...not everything needs to be sugar-coated, and we get to see Jackie act, with some good supporting players. There's a pretty vicious plot twist or two, which I felt made things even more interesting, and though I'd read about the film, it still kept my attention. On the obvious side there's some really awesome stuntwork, some of the coolest things I've seen done, and the fighting, though short is as usual fun to watch. My only complaint is that I felt things wrapped up waaaay to quickly with the major villains, and though the ending was neat, I was sort of distracted by this. All in all though, good story, good acting, and the seriousness was much appreciated...8/10

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (51 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The Accidental Spy (2001)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Cover Artwork Question Wykah
USA version is veeerrry baaaad! scarface-56
Pretty good movie jaylaurie90
STOP dubbing the movies goldenaxeband
question chanticleer605
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
City Hunter Supercop 2 Police Story 3: Supercop The Protector Dragons Forever
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
IMDb Action section IMDb Hong Kong section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.