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The Dead and the Deadly (1982)

Ren xia ren (original title)
Wah Li, known as Fat Boy to his friends, lives with his great-uncle the priest (Uncle). Together with his oddball friends Lai Li and Momo, Wah Li helps Uncle to run the local funeral ... See full summary »

Director:

Wu Ma (as Wo Ma)

Writers:

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung (as Sammo Hung), Barry Wong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Wah Li
Wu Ma ... Ma Lun Chio
Ching-Ying Lam ... Uncle Yee
Cherie Chung ... Miss Yuen
Fat Chung ... The Priest
Mei Hui Leung Mei Hui Leung ... Lee Yuet Ying
Ching Po Chang ... Village Head
Lung Chan ... Mao Mao
Chau Sang Lau ... Nat Lei
Yuet Sang Chin ... Chin PaTat
Siu-Ming To ... Scholar Yeung
Wellson Chin ... Adulterer
Suet-Mei Leung Suet-Mei Leung ... Adultress
Yun-Chiang Peng ... Brother Chun / Assistant
Ying-Ying Hui ... Madame
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Storyline

Wah Li, known as Fat Boy to his friends, lives with his great-uncle the priest (Uncle). Together with his oddball friends Lai Li and Momo, Wah Li helps Uncle to run the local funeral services. When the body Ma Lun Chio is brought back to the village by a new wife and her "brother", Wai Li is suspicious. He sets out to find out how his friend died, but things are not what they seem. Written by David Noble <david_noble_98>

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

22 December 1982 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

La fureur du revenant See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Golden Harvest Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Referenced in Mr. Vampire II (1986) See more »

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The funniest film I've ever seen
16 November 2000 | by rhi4jdmSee all my reviews

This film is just hilarious and definitely worth the two times me and my little sister have stayed up to watch it at three in the morning (or whatever daft time Channel 4 - UK tv channel - have put it on at). My only wish is that I could get a couple of copies of it on video so that me and my sister could watch it whenever we wanted for the rest of our lives. This film is excellent and if it's on a tv near you...WATCH IT!!!!


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