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Dai lap mat tam 008 (1996)

A wild and hilariously anachronistic tale of an imperial guard of the Forbidden City who has no martial arts abilities but a talent for making futuristic machines and must save the kidnapped emperor.

Directors:

Stephen Chow (as Chiau Sing Chi), Vincent Kok (as Kok Tak Chiu)

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Stephen Chow (as Chiau Sing Chi), Vincent Kok (as Kok Tak Chiu) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stephen Chow ... Ling Ling Fat (as Chiau Sing Chi)
Carina Lau ... Kar-Ling (as Lau Ka Ling)
Carman Lee ... Gum Tso (as Carmen Li)
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Emperor (as Cheung Tat Ming)
Kar-Ying Law ... Fat-Yan (as Law Ka Ying)
Tats Lau ... The Ghost (as Lau Yee Tat)
Cheung-Yan Yuen ... No Face's Wife (as Yuen Cheong Yan)
Shun-Yee Yuen Shun-Yee Yuen ... Two Face (as Yuen Shun Yee)
Lik-Chi Lee Lik-Chi Lee ... (as Li Lik Chee)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
King-Man Chik King-Man Chik ... Sex-starved patient
Vincent Kok ... Doctor
Elvina Kong ... Dizzy Patient
Kin-Yan Lee ... Emperor's Mistress
Indra Leech Indra Leech ... Doctor
Hang-Sang Poon Hang-Sang Poon ... Fat's father-in-law
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Storyline

Set in Imperial China, Stephen Chiau plays Fat, a guard in the Forbidden City. But unlike his colleagues he doesn't know anything about Kung Fu or other martial-arts, because he uses his time to make futuristic inventions. So when the emperor is kidnapped and the world most beautiful geisha comes to town Fat has to use his brain to get things done. Written by <henrikm@daimi.aau.dk>

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

16 February 1996 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Inside Cop Ling Ling-fat See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Referenced in Shaolin Soccer (2001) See more »

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If you find it, see it!
27 July 2001 | by erock-3See all my reviews

I saw the movie in a theater during a Martial Arts HK movie festival and like the other reviewer, couldn't stop laughing! It's silly, fun, not historically accurate, there are some creative "side bits", i.e. the academy award scene mentioned in the other comment, but everything that happens in the movie drives the plot and fits with the style of the movie.

It's the one movie I always look for when I go to rent videos. It's hard to find, (there's only one place in Seattle that has it, as a DVD)but if you see it at the store, or playing during a movie festival, go see it!


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