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12 July 2012 (Hong Kong) See more »
A government department known as the Six Panels appoints their best officer to infiltrate a special force called the Divine Constabulary, to ensure their way in stopping the circulation of counterfeit coin currency in the capital. | Add synopsis »
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Enjoyable Martial Arts/Fantasy Film See more (11 total) »


  (in credits order)

Chao Deng ... Leng Lingqi (Coldblood) (as Deng Chao)

Yifei Liu ... Shong Yayu (Emotionless) (as Liu Yi Fei)
Ronald Cheng ... Cui Lueshang (Life Snatcher)

Collin Chou ... Tie Yourda (Iron Hands)

Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Zhuge Zhenwo (as Anthony Wong)
Xiubo Wu ... An Shigeng - The God of Wealth (as Wu Xiu Bo)
Taishen Cheng ... Sheriff King (as Cheng Tai Shen)
Yiyan Jiang ... Ji Yaohua (as Jiang Yi Yan)
Anna Fang ... Butterfly
Ryu Kohata ... Avalanche
Sheren Tang ... Aunt Foise
Waise Lee ... Prince
Bei-Er Bao ... Big Wolf (as Bao Bei Er)
Emma Wu ... Ding Dong (as Wu Ying Jie)
Chi Miao ... Guts
Tina Xiang ... Bell
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manli Cui ... An's servant girl
Yuki Li ... Feng Ming

Directed by
Gordon Chan 
Janet Chun 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gordon Chan 
Frankie Tam 
Maria Wong 

Produced by
Gordon Chan .... executive producer
Gordon Chan .... producer
Abe Kwong .... producer
Original Music by
Henry Lai 
Cinematography by
Yiu-Fai Lai (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Ki-Hop Chan 
Production Design by
Bruce Yu 
Makeup Department
Ling Mei .... makeup artist
Sound Department
Phyllis Cheng .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Bruce Law .... fire effects
Visual Effects by
Di Cai .... compositor
Kristaan Cain .... previsualisation artist: Base Fx
Zonglei Chen .... matte painter
Will Geng .... visual effects producer
Pavel Hristov .... technical director
Pei-Zhi Huang .... effects technical director: Base Fx
Na Jian .... visual effects production coordinator: Base FX
Zhongwei Jin .... visual effects artist
Fangfei Li .... digital compositor (as Li Fangfei)
Shiyang Liu .... digital compositor
Yulong Liu .... compositor
Dong Ming .... compositor
Natasa Simonson .... visual effects coordinator (as Natasa Ljubisavljevic)
Ron Simonson .... visual effects supervisor
Hao Sun .... compositor
Fu Xiao .... compositor
Yaqun Zhao .... lead compositor
Huan-Chiu Ku .... action director
Hai Feng Ni .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Zheng-Jia Guo .... gaffer
Music Department
Petr Pololanik .... conductor
Petr Pololanik .... orchestrator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Si da ming bu" - China (original title)
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118 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Enjoyable Martial Arts/Fantasy Film, 21 September 2013
Author: champjohnson29 from Hollywood

Thank God for Netflix because if I didn't have an account, I wouldn't have discovered an enjoyable movie. The negative reviews I read just make me roll my eyes and want to punch those users in the face with a bad of rice hahahaha.

Firstly, I'd like to say that it's obvious that different cultures have their own, unique way of telling stories through film. It's evident in America, Europe, Asia, India and more. I took the movie for what it was and enjoyed it very much. It was like X-Men meets Naruto Shippuden meets Dragon Ball Z. I personally love a light weight corny action film. No one watches for the story, we watch to see some dope fighters go at it and if they have superhuman abilities, it just adds more fuel to the fire.

I enjoyed the small twists and turns. The film kept me interested because I was constantly trying to figure out who was being loyal to whom. There were a lot of characters who appeared to be aligned with one side, then the next thing you know they are fighting for another side. It kept me wanting more. I especially loved seeing certain actors on the big screen again after seeing them give great performances in The Matrix and Forbidden Kingdom.

The set design was dope, the acting was cool. I doubt anyone expects an Oscar award winning acting performance in an action film. The costuming dope. Special effects dope and of course the action was amazing to watch from beginning to end.

Want my advice? Don't listen to the ridiculous and immature reviews below me. This movie embodies what the Asian film market enjoy and it works for them. I enjoyed it and would definitely watch it again.

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