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Dung fong sam hap (1993)

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The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman). Initially, they're on opposing sides - the invisible Ching is kidnapping ... See full summary »

Director:

Johnnie To

Writers:

Sandy Shaw, Jack Maeby (english adaptation)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maggie Cheung ... Chat / Thief Catcher / Mercy
Michelle Yeoh ... Ching / Invisible Woman / Number 3 (as Michelle Khan)
Anita Mui ... Tung / Wonder Woman / Shadow Fox
Damian Lau ... Inspector Lau
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Kau (as Anthony Wong)
Paul Chun ... Chief of Police (as Pei Chun)
James Pax ... Inventor (as James Pak)
Shi-Kwan Yen ... Evil Master (as Yee Kwan Yan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Guerin Barry ... (voice)
Cheuk Yan Chan
Mimi Chu
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ... (voice)
Jessica Gee-George Jessica Gee-George ... Ching / Invisible Woman (voice) (as Jessica Gee)
Philip Keung ... (as Patrick Keung)
Tom Konkle ... (voice)
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Storyline

The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman). Initially, they're on opposing sides - the invisible Ching is kidnapping newborn male babies for her evil master, Tung is trying to solve the crime (rather more effectively than her policeman husband, who is unaware of her secret identity), and Chat, who was formerly employed by Ching's evil master, is trying to sell her services and inside knowledge to the police. But all three have something in common buried deep in their past... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

12 February 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Dong fang san xia See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Numerous instances of wires being seen...notably when Shadow Fox first appears...on Shadow Fox's throwing projectiles...bullets...babies...the motorcycle in the train station and the manhole cover. See more »

Quotes

Tung: So you're a woman.
Chat: So you're a bitch.
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Alternate Versions

The UK VHS tape was cut by 4 seconds to remove close-up shots of children wetting themselves during an explosion scene. See more »

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References The Terminator (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Female Heart
Music by Ta-Yu Lo
Lyrics by Xi Lin
Performed by Anita Mui
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Entertaining Femininist Action Pic
8 August 2000 | by eibon09See all my reviews

This film is one of the top Hong Kong action/scifi feature films of the last decade. Its a cross between the Wonder Woman comics and Blade Runner/Batman movies. Tong fong sam hop/The Heroic Trio(1992) is the film that Batman Forever and Batman & Robin should have inspired to be like. The acting is terrific by the three leading ladies of Hong Kong cinema and another great performance is given by the great character actor Anthony Wong as the main villian's right hand man. The movie shows that Hong Kong cinema is ahead of Hollywood by far when it comes to having female action heroes that are just as good and exciting to watch as the male action stars. The Heroic Trio(1992) is a movie that can beat any action film done by Bruce, Arnold, and Slyvester in the last five to six years.


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