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That Demon Within (2014)

Moh ging (original title)
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A dutiful cop, guilt-ridden over saving the life of a gang leader, becomes obsessed with bringing down the crime syndicate of the man he saved.

Director:

Dante Lam

Writers:

Wai Lun Ng (screenplay), Dante Lam (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Wu ... Dave Wong
Nick Cheung ... Hon Kong / Riot police officer
Shatina Chen Shatina Chen ... Liz Kwok
Kai Chi Liu ... Broker
Ka Wah Lam ... Inspector Mok
Andy On ... Ben Chan
Kwok-Lun Lee ... Effigy
Stephen Au Stephen Au ... Emcee
Kuan-Chun Chi ... Dave's Father
Ken Wong ... Smart Ass
Deep Ng Deep Ng ... Kwong
Sammuel Leung ... Rookie
Lam Tsing Lam Tsing ... Chanter
Philip Keung ... Station Sergant
Astrid Chi Ching Chan ... Stephanie
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A dutiful cop, guilt-ridden over saving the life of a gang leader, becomes obsessed with bringing down the crime syndicate of the man he saved.

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Action | Crime | Horror

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

18 April 2014 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Kuriminaru afea: Makei See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$77,130, 20 April 2014

Gross USA:

$172,343

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,415,934
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Battling the demon
22 June 2014 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Not a physical one that is, but a psychological one if you want to call it that. The movie itself gets pretty intense and I was surprised it was shown at the Internationl Festival in Berlin this February. The stars were also there and the movie was very well received, though I wasn't able to talk to any of them.

Even without them there to watch the movie with you, the movie experience is more than intense and suspenseful. Daniel Wu is also known to Western audiences because he has ventured to the West, but most of the other actors are well known too, just not to the West. The job they're doing is impeachable though. If you like your mystery movies to try new things (especially with its lead roles), you will more than delighted with this


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