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Xiao shi de zi dan (2012)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Mystery | 14 August 2012 (China)
Son Donglu, a newly promoted detective teams up with Guo Zhui, fastest gunman in Tiancheng and Xiaowu, a novice policeman to investigate the mystery deaths in a bullet factory.

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Credited cast:
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Guo Zhui
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Song Donglu
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Little Lark (as Yang Mi)
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Xiaowu
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Boss Ding
Gang Wu ...
Chief Jin
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Li Jia (as Yumiko Cheng)
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Wang Hai (as Zhiyi Wang)
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Wu ZhongGuo (as Chin Ka-lok)
Yiyan Jiang ...
Fu Yuan - Wu Zhonggou's Wife
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Xiang Bin ...
Ruffian
Gang Chen ...
Jailer
Hu Gao ...
Senior Official
Lu Kai ...
Chief Jin's men
To-Hoi Kong ...
Sulfur Manufacturer (as Kong Tao-hoi)
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Son Donglu, a newly promoted detective teams up with Guo Zhui, fastest gunman in Tiancheng and Xiaowu, a novice policeman to investigate the mystery deaths in a bullet factory.

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Action | Drama | Mystery

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14 August 2012 (China)  »

Also Known As:

The Bullet Vanishes  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Hong Kong version of Sherlock Holmes!!!
8 March 2017 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Song Donglu is a prison police officer who is very friendly with all the Prisoners and also has a brilliant mind to solve cases. He got promoted as a detective and posted in a town where crimes are high. Donglu team up with a local cop Guo Zhui to solve the case of vanishing bullets. The victims were shot, but the bullets are missing from their body. Like Sherlock Holmes, the logic explanation scenes were very good and also some action scenes that come from nowhere. Apart from this, the film has good sound effects and gorgeous frames. The pace of this mystery movie was constant and visuals tells the remaining things. Both Ching-wan and Tse delivers a stylish performance and loved it. Overall, it's a good investigation movie even though some scenes were inspired from Sherlock Holmes movies.


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