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The Iceman Cometh (1989)

Ji dong qi xia (original title)
A frozen Ming Dynasty royal guard and the equally frigid rapist-killer he's tracking are thawed out in modern-day Hong Kong.

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Johnny Mak, Stephen Shiu (as Stephen Siu)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Biao Yuen ... Fong Sau-Ching (as Biu Yuen)
Wah Yuen ... Fung San
Maggie Cheung ... Polla (as Man-yuk Cheung)
Lai-Yui Lee Lai-Yui Lee ... Hooker
Elvina Kong ... Hooker
Jing Chen ... Arms Dealer
Elvis Tsui ... Scientist
Tai-Bo ... Pimp
Stanley Sui-Fan Fung ... Santa Claus (as Shui-Fan Fung)
Wai-Hung Liu ... Angel
Lap-Man Sinn ... Robber
Jing Wong ... Crane Operator
Corey Yuen ... Bum
Yin San Lai ... Princess Nan Chang
Sek-Ming Gan ... Police sargeant
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Storyline

A frozen Ming Dynasty royal guard and the equally frigid rapist-killer he's tracking are thawed out in modern-day Hong Kong.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

18 August 1989 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Iceman Cometh See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film's opening fight scene was filmed on location in Korea. This part of the shoot was troubled by snowstorms. The weather was so extreme that some members of the crew suffered from frostbite while filming. See more »

Connections

Remade as Iceman: The Time Traveller (2018) See more »

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how did this movie get such a low score?
6 May 2007 | by sicksea11See all my reviews

i thought this movie was a GREAT one. Its about a hero and a villain from ancient china getting teleported to modern times. Storyline is definitely good for action movies. The acting was great as Maggie Cheung put up a charismatic performance as usual, Yuen Biao was wonderful at acting like a conservative ancient times man, clueless about modern times. Wah Yuen was one of the coolest villains I've ever seen, You just cant help but like him. The fighting scenes were great and kept you glued to your seat unlike a lot of other kung fu movies. Overall this was an amazing movie, i wouldn't even think about giving it less than a 9


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