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Shi xiong zhuang gui (1990)

After police officer Paio is murdered, his soul cannot be at rest for his murder has been written off as a suicide. Therefore the heavens send him back to Earth as a spirit to find his '... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Hsing
... Chang Piao
... Chin (as Shui-Fan Fung)
... Yu
Kong Fong ... Tang Lee Yang
Siu-Wai Mui ... Beautiful
Lap Ban Chan ... Custodian
Ching-Ho Law ... Heaven Judge
... Chin's Superior (Guest star)
Ka Sin Bak ... Undercover Policewoman
Yan-Wah Mak ... Undercover Policewoman
Ernst Mausser ... Ceausescu
Heng Li ... Biu, Tang's Thug
Tai Wo Tang ... Tang's Thug
Wai Man Tam ... Tang's Thug
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After police officer Paio is murdered, his soul cannot be at rest for his murder has been written off as a suicide. Therefore the heavens send him back to Earth as a spirit to find his 'savior' who will help him clear his name. Hsing, a rookie officer, is the savior and in return for finding Paio's killer, Piao must get him a girlfriend and a promotion. Written by <indy32@hotmail.com>

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28 July 1990 (Hong Kong)  »

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Shaolin Idiot  »

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Shaolin Idiot - idiotic
27 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

  • recently released on budget DVD as Shaolin Idiot: How could actors as good as yuan Wah (wisely acting under a pseudonym) and Bill Tung (the wonderful "Uncle" in all those Jackie Chan Police Story films) get talked into this - I mean, it is hard enough to find farting funny, but with the right timing - but here we actually have to hear Stephen chow defecate! No, I can't do it; I know the tradition of "cantonese comedy,' and I know it's pretty raw; but I have no interest in Stephen chow's defecation.


This is really badly made; if it weren't for Bill Tung and Yuen Wah, the whole thing would be totally unbearable.

Apparently, the 'seven lucky stars' group - which includes jackie Chan and Sammo hung - had a soft spot for Stephen chow. i have no idea why; he has little talent as anything other than a young Benny Hill clone, and I don't even think he's as good as that - to be honest, i sometimes find benny Hill funny.

Not this movie - useful only in punishing your enemies - otherwise, leave it alone!


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