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Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street (1984)

Zui jia pai dang 3: Nu huang mi ling (original title)
A master thief is duped by lookalikes for James Bond and the Queen of England into stealing a valuable gem from a heavily guarded location then must help the police recover it.

Director:

Hark Tsui

Writers:

Larry Dolgin (dialogue), Raymond Bak-Ming Wong (as Bak-Ming Wong)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samuel Hui ... King Kong (as Samuel Hul)
Karl Maka ... Albert Au (as Cark Mak)
Sylvia Chang ... Supt. Nancy Ho
Jean Mersant Jean Mersant ... James Bond
Naomi Otsubo Naomi Otsubo ... Agent 701
Huguette Funfrock Huguette Funfrock ... Queen of England
Ricky Hui ... Puffer Fish
Tat-Wah Cho ... Hua
Toby Russell Toby Russell ... Father Christmas / CIA Agent
Ken Boyle Ken Boyle ... CIA Agent
Ging Man Fung ... Police Officer in Computer Room
Peng-Fei Li ... Police Offficer in Computer Room
Yan-Chi Ng Yan-Chi Ng ... Police Officer in Computer Room
Hark Tsui ... Police Officer in Computer Room
John Sham ... Police Chief
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Storyline

King Kong (Samuel Hui), while vacationing in Paris, is kidnapped by a British agent called James (Jean Mersant), who wants to recover one of the stolen crown jewels, the Star of Fortune, supposedly at the request of the Queen of England. The jewel is hidden at the Hong Kong Police Headquarters and Kong will have to steal the jewel without his partner-in-crime, Detective Albert "Baldy" Au (Karl Maka), knowing. When James' devious intentions are later revealed and Baldy and his wife, Supt. Nancy Ho (Sylvia Chang) discovered Kong's heist, Kong finds himself at a crossroad. Written by Oliver Chu

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

26 January 1984 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Mad Mission Part 3: Our Man from Bond Street See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Runtime:

(Hong Kong) | (English)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

As in Operation Kid Brother (1967), Neil Connery (Mr. Bond) parodies his elder brother Sean Connery's most famous role of James Bond, whom he played in six Eon films from Dr. No (1962) to Diamonds Are Forever (1971) as well as the non-Eon film Never Say Never Again (1983). See more »

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English dubbed version has some footage cut and extra footage concerning Peter Graves character. See more »

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Mad Mission 3: More Of The Same.
5 September 2007 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Our Man From Bond Street, the third in the Mad Mission series, sees Tsui Hark taking over directorial duties from Eric Tsang, but fans of the films needn't worry, 'cos pretty much everything else stays the same: Sam Hui, Karl Maka and Sylvia Chang all return for more daft comedy/action and spy-spoofery; there are tons of crazy stunts and silly gadgets; and the whole effort has a chaotic, shambolic feel to it that makes one suspect that they made everything up as they went along.

Part 3 sees Sam Hui's affable thief duped (by a faux British secret agent, his beautiful partner and a Queen Elizabeth II lookalike) into stealing the Crown Jewels. When he is made aware of his mistake, he is convinced by a real British agent (played by Peter Graves, star of 60s TV series Mission Impossible) to team up with his Hong Kong police buddies and get the valuables back.

As much as I like daft films with shonky effects (there are dodgy models, bad mattes and visible wires from start to finish), I do find the Mad Mission movies leaving me distinctly unimpressed thus far. There's only so much awful slapstick comedy that I can take (and that theme tune is also starting to grate).

However, with totally whacked-out action featuring such jaw-dropping sights as a gang of jet-pack wearing Santas staging a heist, a huge shark-shaped submarine (complete with teeth!), and a crazy fight atop an Eiffel tower elevator (between Sam Hui, and genuine Bond villains Richard 'Jaws' Kiel and Harold 'Oddjob' Sakata), those who have enjoyed the previous installments will no doubt also find this one enjoyable.


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