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Sing si lip yan (1993)

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Extremely silly comedy about a self-indulgent private investigator who winds up on a cruise ship full of rich patrons, gorgeous women, murderous terrorists, and scarce food.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ryu Saeba
... Kaori Makimura / Carrie
Kumiko Goto ... Shizuko Imamura / Kyoko
... Saeko Nogami / Anna
... MacDonald's Main Henchman
Carol Wan ... Saeko's Friend
... Kôtetsu / Gundam
Lap-Man Sinn ... Rocky
Ken Lo ... Chen Ta-Wen (as Wai-kwong Lo)
... DJ Soft
... DJ Hard (as Jan Lam)
... Col. MacDonald
San Yip
Ki Yan Lam
Donna Chu
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Storyline

While searching for the daughter of a Japanese publishing magnate, private investigator Ryu Saeba and his assistant Kaori are caught up in the middle of a cruise liner highjacking. It's up to Ryu to save the day...but can he do it on an empty stomach? Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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Action | Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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16 January 1993 (Hong Kong)  »

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City Hunter  »

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Trivia

One of the characters in the Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (1991) game is named E. Honda. Since Jackie Chan is a spokesman for Mitsubishi, they decided to change the characters name to E. Honde, just so the competitor's name wasn't mentioned. See more »

Goofs

Wires holding the characters in the air are visible in the 2-D fighting scene. See more »

Quotes

Shizuko Imamura: I'll do anything you say.
Ryô Saeba: [exhausted] Really?
Shizuko Imamura: [nods her head] Yes.
Ryô Saeba: GET ME A BOWL OF NOODLES!
[faints]
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Jackie Chan As A Comic-Strip Private Eye
25 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

Jackie Chan plays a womanizing private eye known as City Hunter in this Wong Jing directed movie. The movie is played for surreal laughs part of the time. But with Wong Jing at the helm of this comic strip of a movie, that is no surprise. When you watch this movie, you realize that Jackie Chan knows how to pick stories and direct himself better than anyone else.

I saw this movie on the Media Arts DVD released in April, 1999. The Japanese manufactured DVD has subtitles in 8 languages, including English and Spanish. The aspect ratio is 2.35 and the image quality is very fine.


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