6.6/10
1,165
4 user 10 critic

Huo guo ying xiong (2016)

Trailer
0:53 | Trailer
When a young man and his friends dig a hole to expand their restaurant, they enter a nearby bank vault that is being robbed.

Director:

Qing Yang

Writers:

Qing Yang, Enming Zhang (on-set writer) | 1 more credit »
9 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Kun Chen ... Liu Bo
Baihe Bai ... Yu Xiaohui
Hao Qin ... Xu Dong
Entai Yu ... Wang Pingchuan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jian Cao Jian Cao ... SWAT
Yu Cao Yu Cao ... Bank Clerk
Nuo Chen Nuo Chen ... Qi Ge
Wei Chen Wei Chen ... Liu Bo's Mother
Dong-Hyuk Cho Dong-Hyuk Cho ... Qi Ge's Minion
Qi Dai Qi Dai ... SWAT
Xiao Dongfang Xiao Dongfang ... Police Officer
Jiangdou Gan Jiangdou Gan ... Bank Governor
Yuxing Guo Yuxing Guo ... Poker Buddy
Liang Hao Liang Hao ... SWAT
Tao Huang Tao Huang ... SWAT
Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In 1969 PRChina, two men survive a supernatural tomb. They later become tomb raiders with Shirley/Qi Shu. 20 years later in NYC, one is hired to find that tomb again and the 2 friends follow later.

Director: Wuershan
Stars: Kun Chen, Angelababy, Qi Shu
Youth (2017)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A look at the lives of members of a Military Cultural Troupe in the 1970s.

Director: Xiaogang Feng
Stars: Xuan Huang, Miao Miao, Caiyu Yang
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An imaginative woman copes with a debilitating form of cancer by remaining optimistic and spending time with her friends.

Director: Yan Han
Stars: Baihe Bai, Daniel Wu, Zi-Xuan Zhang
Dearest (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A story centered around a divorced couple living in a southern Chinese city Shenzhen and dealing with the disappearance of their missing son.

Director: Peter Ho-Sun Chan
Stars: Wei Zhao, Bo Huang, Dawei Tong
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Dying prematurely in a car crash, a woman first returns as a wife and mother of 2 for a week, before returning to be the single lawyer again. However, there's no name or body switch so is it real or just a dream? Will she learn something?

Director: Wi Ding Ho
Stars: Lun-Mei Kwei, Jingchun Wang, Na-Na OuYang
Saving Mr. Wu (2015)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mr. Wu, a Hong Kong movie star, is kidnapped by four unpredictable criminals disguised as police officers. Will he get rescued?

Director: Sheng Ding
Stars: Andy Lau, Ye Liu, Qianyuan Wang
Tuo shen (2018)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

In 1949, the Shanghai streetwise Qiao Zhicai(Chen Kun) and his younger twin brother Qiao Lijie, together with accountant Huang Liwen must complete a secret mission and protect important people for communist party.

Stars: Wenjing Cai, Yanyan Cao, Winston Chao
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After being swindled by her ex-husband, a woman takes on the Chinese legal system.

Director: Xiaogang Feng
Stars: Chengpeng Dong, Bingbing Fan, Wei Fan
Mr. Six (2015)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A well respected man residing in what's left of old-Beijing attempts to exonerate his son from his wrongdoings with his own methods and beliefs.

Director: Hu Guan
Stars: Xiaogang Feng, Hanyu Zhang, Qing Xu
Duckweed (2017)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In the near-death after an accident, a sports car driver time-travelled back to the 1990s to meet his severe father and never-seen mother in a small Chinese town.

Director: Han Han
Stars: Chao Deng, Eddie Peng, Zanilia Zhao
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After attending a wedding of his high school crush Qiuya, Xia Luo (Shen Teng) gets drunk embarrassing himself and angers his wife Ma Dongmei (Ma Li).

Directors: Da-Mo Peng, Fei Yan
Stars: Lun Ai, Yuan Chang, Li-Chun Lee
Trivisa (2016)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In early 1997, mobsters Kwai Ching-hung, Yip Kwok-foon and Cheuk Tze-keung, whom have never met one another, are all in Hong Kong. Thereafter, rumour has it that Hong Kong's three most ... See full summary »

Directors: Jevons Au, Frank Hui, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Richie Jen, Jordan Chan, Ka Tung Lam
Edit

Storyline

When a young man and his friends dig a hole to expand their restaurant, they enter a nearby bank vault that is being robbed.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

neo screwball comedy | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

A Song Does Not Exist
Lyrics by Qing Yang
Music & Performed by Yingjun Zhao (as Handsome Zhao)
Arranged & Produced by Fei Peng
Recording Engineered by Xiaoxing Lu
Assistant Recording Engineered by Zihua Zheng
Mixing & Mastering Engineered by Tianche Zhou
[Theme Song]
See more »

User Reviews

 
Plenty of nice ideas, the sum of it too chaotic and too far-fetched, yet decent entertainment and no waste of time
27 February 2017 | by JvH48See all my reviews

A lot of nice ideas, but effectively working out chaotically, bringing together many unusual plots and also a few statistically impossible turns of events, too many for my taste. It has much more Action elements in it than Thriller (as incorrectly labeled by IMDb and the LIFF website, but that is not the filmmaker's fault). Maybe my problem is that it was difficult to recognize the various protagonists (you know, all Chinese look alike, as they say). Moreover, the introductory scene with the bank robbery is confusing, introducing the hole in the vault's floor much too early. Again moreover, it is strange that none of the bank employees have ever noticed its existence and its potential for intruders. The proper place for that robbery scene is much farther in the script, but not too far as this scene foreshadows the real one, looking very much like it yet differing in some crucial details.

All in all, despite its faults, I see it as "disposable" entertainment. No reason for nitpicking about it too much. It will keep your attention from start to finish, despite of the confusion about some things that you see happening.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

14 April 2016 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

Chongqing Hot Pot See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$201,960, 3 April 2016

Gross USA:

$779,818

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,106,427
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

CKF Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.



Recently Viewed