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After being rejected from the police college, a mannerly man travels to Bangkok where he and an energetic distant relative must solve a murder case. Edit Translation

  • English
  • magyar / magyar nyelv
  • dansk
  • Norsk
  • Country: China
  • Type: Movie
  • Release Date: Dec 31, 2015
  • Duration: 2 hr. 15 min.
  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 859 users)
  • Ranked: #2428
  • Popularity: #5575
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older

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2 people found this review helpful
May 1, 2021
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Overall 9.0
Story 9.0
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 9.0
Rewatch Value 8.0

A very entertaining action comedy!

The first installment of the "Detective Chinatown" trilogy is a tremendously enjoyable action comedy with loads of action scenes and just as many hilarious moments. The mystery part itself is also pretty darn good, with enough twists and turns to keep your attention and interest throughout the whole movie. The cast does a good job (my only "complaint" is that Tong Li Ya's role is so damn small, *sighs*...) and the production value is top-notch, with direction, photography, editing and OST all together contributing highly to make this a very entertaining movie. Can't wait to watch the sequels! ^___^

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Dec 26, 2020
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Overall 7.5
Story 7.5
Acting/Cast 8.0
Music 7.5
Rewatch Value 7.0
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Anarchic comedy with some mystery

As a comedy, this movie has several hilarious, if not altogether original, scenes, including one in which the Tang Ren wreaks havoc in a police station to distract the police officers so that his partner can access some information.

There is no gripping mystery but the revelations towards the end of the movie are clever. The main character, an inept or even fake detective, is made the scapegoat of a murder and gold theft. Cops and thugs are both after him. Thankfully, a relative visiting him turns out to be very good at sleuthing.

The movie is most enjoyable as a comedy that makes use of some elements of the detective genre. If you are expecting a solid whodunit, this isn't going to satisfy you. But if you like anarchic comedy that borders on or is downright ridiculous, this is a pretty good one.

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  • Movie: Detective Chinatown
  • Country: China
  • Release Date: Dec 31, 2015
  • Duration: 2 hr. 15 min.
  • Content Rating: 13+ - Teens 13 or older


  • Score: 8.0 (scored by 859 users)
  • Ranked: #2428
  • Popularity: #5575
  • Watchers: 1,797

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