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The Iceman Cometh (1989)

Gap tung gei hap (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 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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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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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 »

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

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Fists Of Ice
29 October 2003 | by cbdunnSee all my reviews

WOW!!! This movie is incredible. It has two of the most underrated martial artists. They are Yuen Biao and Yuen Wah. When these two go head to head...everything breaks lose. Do not let the title fool you. This has a bit comedy and alot of martial arts combat. Two opponents (once friends) travel across time from the Ming Dynasty to modern (1987) Hong Kong. Most of the film focuses on Yuen Biao and the ever beautiful Maggie Cheung. When we see how bad guy Yuen Wah has adapted to modern day tools of murder and mayhem...the fists and feet fly. I don't want to give away too much of the plot. However, the time travel device is a Buddhist "wheel" that when a Black Buddah is inserted as the key...time travel is possible. The end fight between Yuen and Yuen is one to see. Check it out.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

18 August 1989 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Ji dong qi xia See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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