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Legendary Assassin -- Legendary Assassin is a 2008 Hong Kong martial arts film that marks the directorial debuts of actor Wu Jing and fight choreographer Nicky Li Chung-Chi. The film also marks the screen debut of singer, songwriter and model Celina Jade. Wu stars as a mysterious martial artist, who become a female cop's prime suspect in a murder. investigation.
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Release Date:
20 November 2008 (Singapore) See more »
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A female cop befriends a mysterious martial arts drifter, who turns out to be a deadly assassin. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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1980's style modern kung fu action drama updated. See more (13 total) »


  (in credits order)

Jing Wu ... Bo Tong Lam

Celina Jade ... Hiu Wor
Kara Hui ... Boss
Zhan-Wen Keu ... Timothy 'Chairman' Ma (as Kou Zhan Wen)
Chi Zhang ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Zhang Chi)
Xue Liang Zhu ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Zhu Xue Liang)
Shan Peng Dang ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Dang Shan Peng)
Man-Wai Chow ... Sexy Girl (as Chow Man Wai)
Hau-Yiu Ng ... Sexy Girl (as Ng Hau Yiu)
Yin-Ming Sin ... Sexy Girl (as Sin Yin Ming)
Noriko Aoyama ... Miho Sasaki - Chairman Ma's Wife (as Aoyama Noriko)
Lik-Sun Fong ... Handson (as Alex Fong)
Jamie Wong ... Police
Leo Lai ... Police
Suet Lam ... Fat Wing (as Lam Suet)

Kai Man Tin ... Jellyfish (as Tenky Tin)
Yang Li ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Li Yang)
Sam Wong ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Wong Sam)
Tze Ming Lee ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Lee Tsz Ming)
Wing-Kuen Chan ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Chan Wing Kuen)
Yat Wa Ho ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Ho Yat Wah)
Chi-Wing Shek ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Shek Chi Wing)
Yat-Biu Lam ... Chairman's Subordinate (as Lam Yat Biu)
Ronald Cheng ... Fung Chi Keung
Sing-Yuk Cheung ... Siu Ming (as Cheung Sing Yuk)
Ken Lo ... Head of Robbers (as Keneth Loui)
Baocheng Jiang ... Robber (as Jiang Bao Cheng)
Xinqiang Chen ... Robber (as Chen Xin Qiang)
Pok-yee Ng ... Police (as Ng Pok Yee)
Sammy Leung ... Tarzan
Shiu Hung Hui ... Grant Gong (as Ben Hui)
Woon Ling Hau ... Maggie (as Hau Woon Ling)
Mark Cheng ... Commissioner Yu
Alex Lee ... CID
Chin Yiu Wing ... CID
Han Yuan Leung ... CID (as Leung Han Yuan)
Kwok-Hung Cheung ... CID (as Cheung Kwok Hung)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Danny Arroyo ... Wu Jing (voice: English version)
Tat-Kwong Chan ... Ma's Subordinate
Yuk-Keung Kwok ... Policeman
Chi-Wai Lai ... CID
Tin-Bo Tam ... Mrs. Robinson

Todd Eric Valcourt ... Actor (voice: English version)
Wah Cheung ... Extra (uncredited)
Jack Wai-Leung Wong ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Chung Chi Li  (as Li Chung Chi)
Jing Wu 
Writing credits
Chi Keung Fung (written by) (as Fung Chi Keung)

Produced by
See-Yuen Ng .... executive producer
Paco Wong .... executive producer
Paco Wong .... producer
Original Music by
Ying-Wah Wong  (as Raymond Wong)
Cinematography by
Anthony Pun (director of photography) (as Poon Yiu Ming)
Film Editing by
Chi Wai Yau  (as Yau Chi Wai)
Art Direction by
Raymond Chan 
Costume Design by
Stanley Cheung 
Makeup Department
Wanee Chu .... makeup artist
Wai Hing Lau .... hair stylist (as James Lau)
Production Management
Yuk Ching To .... production manager (as Maggie To)
Kam-Ming Wong .... unit manager (as Wong Kum Ming)
Chi Wai Yan .... assistant production manager (as Yan Chi Wai)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dickson Leung .... assistant director
Eddie Ng .... assistant director
Art Department
Kung Chan .... propsman (as Chan Kung)
Sonia Ko .... assistant art director
Wai Ming Lam .... props master (as Lam Wai Ming)
Sound Department
Chun Wang Au .... foley artist (as Au Chun Wan)
Wing Sze Cheung .... foley recordist (as Cheung Wing Sze)
Lee Chun Chung .... dialogue editor (as Lee Chun Chung)
Wai Hung Kwong .... foley artist (as Kwong Wai Hung)
Chu Hung Lai .... dialogue editor (as Lai Chi Hung)
Hon Chiu Lam .... foley artist (as Lam Hon Chiu)
Wai Shung Lam .... foley artist (as Lam Wai Shun)
Wai Shung Lam .... foley recordist (as Lam Wai Shun)
George Yiu-Keung Lee .... dialogue editor (as Lee Yiu Keung, George)
George Yiu-Keung Lee .... re-recording mixer (as Lee Yiu Keung, George)
George Yiu-Keung Lee .... sound designer (as Lee Yiu Keung, George)
Michael Leung .... boom operator
Teko Leung .... location recordist
Burnard To .... dialogue editor (as To Burnard, Davy)
Burnard To .... foley recordist (as To Burnard, Davy)
Kinson Tsang .... sound designer
Ho Wong .... dubbing coordinator: Mandarin (as Wong Ho)
Tse Kin Wong .... dialogue editor (as Wong Tsz Kin)
Henry Yam .... foley artist
Chun Hin Yiu .... sound effects editor (as Yiu Chun Hin)
Chi Man Yu .... foley artist (as Yu Che Man)
Visual Effects by
Berri Chen .... visual effects producer
Jin Wing Cheung .... animator (as Cheung Jin Wing)
Rubens Chiu .... visual effects director
Wai-Kong Li .... animator (as Li Wai Kong)
Edward Pak .... compositor
Chung Chi Li .... action choreographer (as Li Chung Chi)
Jack Wai-Leung Wong .... action choreographer (as Jack Wong)
Camera and Electrical Department
Loc Men Chan .... focus puller (as Chan Lok Men)
Yuk-Mun Chan .... making-of (as Chan Yuk Mun)
Sai-Tak Cheung .... electrician (as Cheung Sai-Tak)
Wai-Fai Cheung .... grip (as Cheung Wai Fai)
Wing Keung Cheung .... grip (as Cheung Wing Keung)
Yat-Fai Cheung .... dolly (as Cheng Yai Fai)
Chi Fai Lau .... assistant gaffer (as Mike Lau)
Lam-Fai Leung .... electrician (as Leung Lam Fai)
Hon Lung Lo .... electrician (as Law Hon Lung)
Yiu Cheung Luk .... electrician (as Luk Yiu Cheung)
Kwok-Keung Mak .... electrician (as Mak Kwok Keung)
Chun-Wing Man .... electrician (as Man Chun Wing)
Ho Kai On .... electrician (as Ho Kai On)
Wai-Hsien Tse .... grip (as Tse Wai Hsien)
Wai-Chuen Wong .... gaffer (as Wong Wai Chuen)
Ying-Ki Yeung .... stills photographer (as Yeung Ying Ki)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kit Ling Chan .... wardrobe lady (as Chan Kit Ling)
Kar Yan Yip .... assistant costume designer (as Karen Yip)
Other crew
Cox Chong .... continuity
Tak-Leung Chong .... location helper (as Chong Tak Leung)
Tina Chow .... production coordinator (as Chow Kit Ting, Tina)
Peggy Lai .... production coordinator (as Lai Pik Yee, Peggy)
Pak-Seng Leong .... location helper (as Leung Pak Seng)
See-Yuen Ng .... presenter (as Ng See Yuen)
Pak-Ho Tai .... production assistant (as Tai Pak Ho)
Joey Wong .... presenter
Paco Wong .... presenter
Pauline Yeung .... tea lady
Kara Hui .... special thanks
John Sham .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Long nga" - Hong Kong (original title)
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Rated R for violence and brief sexuality
89 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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9 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
1980's style modern kung fu action drama updated., 13 January 2009
Author: Chung Mo from NYC

2008 would be a good year for HK style action films if it was just for "Ip Man" which takes the traditional kung fu film of the early 1980's and updates it. Here we have an updating of the typical police action film of the late 1980's. Looks like 2008 has been a banner year.

Combining gangster genre with the sort of police action that Michelle Yeoh and Cynthia Rothrock would be in, we have a well shot, exciting police drama with great kung fu action (no guns) and some light comedy. What takes this above the average film from the 1980's are the character touches that usually didn't happen in the older films. I found a lot of the films from that era to be boring or too stupid but this film held my attention for the full 80 minutes.

Good acting, great to excellent action choreography, fine direction and photography. I highly recommend this film.

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