In just 3 days, three cases of Smiling Murder shock Hong Kong. The young detective Wang Bu'er and his buddy Huang Feihong embark on an investigation full of excitement and unexpected events.

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Tsz Ming Wong
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jet Li ... Huang Feihong
Zhang Wen ... Wang Bu'er
Shi Shi Liu ... Liu Jinshui (as Shishi Liu)
Michelle Chen ... Sgt Angela
Yan Liu ... Dai Yiyi
Collin Chou ... Chen Hu
Lik-Sun Fong ... Fortune Teller
Stephen Fung ... Liu Jun
Xiaoming Huang ... Man in Black
Raymond Lam ... Gao Min
Ka-Yan Leung ... Tiger Crane Lucky
Siu-Lung Leung ... Liu Jinshui's uncle
Yili Ma ... The Lieutenant
Stephy Tang ... Driver
Liang Tian ... Liu Jinshui's Ex-boyfriend
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Badges Of Fury, a crime thriller featuring one hell of a martial arts trio with Jet Li (needs no introduction), Collin Chou (The Matrix Reloaded, Flashpoint) and Wu Jing (SPL / Kill Zone) in the lead roles. When a spate of eerie murders erupts across HK two troublemaking cops are assigned to the case. Young maverick WANG and grizzled vet HUANG who is fed up with his reckless younger partner always landing them in hot water. Reaching a dead end after discovering all the victims were former boyfriends of aspiring starlet LIU, the detectives must play a deadly game. One of them must go undercover as Liu's lover to lure the killer out. Li, Chou and Wu are three of the finest screen fighters in the world and with Kung Fu Hustle and Crouching Tiger vet Po Chu Chui in the producer's chair here's betting they're put to good use. Written by IFTEKHAR HUSAIN SIR

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The film references the Police Story franchise with Jackie Chan. Jet Li and Jackie Chan starred in The Forbidden Kingdom (2008) together. See more »

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References Infernal Affairs (2002) See more »

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Clueless Boy
Performed by Yan Xi Chen
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Shallow Slapstick Action
5 November 2013 | by 3xHCCHSee all my reviews

Having Jet Li headlining the cast will really set high expectations. However, in the first few scenes of this particular film, you will know that you need to tone these expectations down.

There is a series of mysterious murders in the city. The victims were all young men who strangely die with a silly grin on their faces. The policemen who get assigned to this case were unlikely partners, the young bumbling Wang Bu Er (Zhang Wen) and grizzled veteran Huang (Jet Li), under their lady boss Angela (Michelle Chen). Investigation lead them to a young actress Liu Jin Shui (Lui Shishi), who was the girlfriend of all these victims.

Zhang Wen plays the slapstick comic lead in this action/comedy. He is shameless in some really embarrassing scenes and stupid situations. He does have fight and chase scenes, but will usually end up bungling everything. Jet Li plays straight man to Zhang here, but Li of course figures in some exciting though exaggerated martial arts fight scenes. Michelle Chen is quite funny in her cute little way, though she was not entirely believable as a police chief at all.

This film is shallow and light-hearted, not to be taken seriously. There will be scenes that you cannot help but laugh out loud in their craziness. The investigation of the murders has its own nifty twists and turns which can puzzle you. It can be a fun way to spend a lazy hour and a half, if you do not expect too much.


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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

21 June 2013 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Badges of Fury See more »

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$46,495,296
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