Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Aces Go Places IV (aka Mad Mission 4: You Never Die Twice) [Blu-ray], Karl Maka, Ronald Lacey, Sam Hui, Sally Yeh, Roy Chiao. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Starring Karl Maka, Ronald Lacey, Sally Yeh. [2], Aces Go Places 3 was released on 26 January 1984. A sixth film, 97 Aces Go Places was made in 1997 with a different cast. The film starts in Paris, where King Kong is kidnapped by a British secret agent whose mission is to retrieve one of the Crown Jewels which has been stolen and is located in a Hong Kong Police Headquarters vault. [2] In his book Horror and Science Fiction Film IV, Donald C Willis referred to the film as a "lively, routine action comedy. Black Gloves (Joe Dimmick), a European Assassin, is seeking to avenge his brother White Gloves' death against reformed criminal King Kong (Samuel Hui) and Detective Albert "Baldy" Au (Karl Maka). [4] This version includes additional comedy scenes with Peter Graves' character. Please try again. While evading Black Gloves, the duo are framed for robberies by Hong Kong Mafia members, who have their own plans against King Kong and Baldy. [2], Allmovie gave the film three stars out of five, noting that the plot for Aces Go Places 3 was "stronger than usual for the series" and "that film's juvenile sense of humor might put off viewers in search of more sophisticated fare, but many others are likely to find the movie too colorful and exciting to be denied. Aces Go Places 3 is a 1984 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Tsui Hark as a sequel to the 1983 film Aces Go Places 2. Actors: Karl Maka, Ronald Lacey, Sam Hui, Sally Yeh, Peter Macaully. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Import. Directed by Ringo Lam. The series began in 1982, with the first two films directed by Eric Tsang. Producers: Dean Shek, Raymond Wong. [2] The film also features an actor who resembles the character Oddjob. Cast (in credits order) Samuel Hui. ... King Kong. ... Albert Au (as Carl Mak) Sylvia Chang. "[5], "Aces go places III - Our man from Bond Street", "Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Aces_Go_Places_3&oldid=983710072, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 20:08. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Aces Go Places, known as Mad Mission in the United States, is a series of Hong Kong action comedy films that are parodies of the James Bond film series. Aces Go Places 3 on mubi.com. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Unable to add item to List. The film starts in Paris, where King Kong (Sam Hui) is kidnapped by a British secret agent (Jean Marchent) whose mission is to retrieve one of the Crown Jewels which has been stolen and is located in a Hong Kong Police Headquarters vault. [1] The film was a success with audiences, becoming the highest-grossing film in Hong Kong in the year end box office and was the highest-grossing film in the Aces Go Places series. Aces Go Places would be a perfect Jackie Chan vehicle, but unfortunately it does not have Jackie Chan in it. Subsequent films were directed by Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam and Lau Kar-leung respectively. Aces Go Places 3 riffs off the plots of the James Bond series and features cameos from actors in various English-language spy features. [4][2] An English-dubbed version of the film was released under the title Mad Mission 3. Eric Tsang (1-2) Tsui Hark (3) Ringo Lam (4) Lau Kar-leung (5) Chin Ka-lok (5) Produced by: Karl Maka (1, 4-5) Dean Shek (1) Raymond Wong (2-3, 6) Screenplay by: Raymond Wong (1-3, 6) Karl Maka (4) Chan Kwok-tse (5) Starring: Sam Hui Karl Maka: Music by: Teddy Robin (1-2, 5) Sam Hui (1-3) Ha On-chia (2) Noel Quinlan (3) Tang Siu-lam (3) Tony Lo (4) Richard Lo (5) Mak Chun Hung (6) When a suave burglar King Kong (Hui) makes off with diamonds and comes under the investigation of multiple parties, the US pair detective Albert Au a.k.a. Number of discs: 1. Aces Go Places 3 Directed byTsui Hark Produced byRaymond Wong Written byRaymond Wong Starring Sam Hui Karl Maka Sylvia Chang Ricky Hui John Shum Music by N… Karl Maka. Aces Go Places 3 was the highest-grossing film in Hong Kong on its release in 1984 and was the highest-grossing film in the series. Aces Go Places 3 (Chinese: 最佳拍檔女皇密令) is a 1984 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Tsui Hark as a sequel to the 1983 film Aces Go Places 2. Please try again. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. [2][3] These include Peter Graves from the Mission: Impossible television series and Richard Kiel who played Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Sam Hui, who plays the lead character King Kong (only named that because they could kind of rhyme it with James Bond), sorta resembles Jackie Chan, but he still isn't Jackie Chan. Product details. [4] This version removes about 20 minutes of footage including scenes from the original film with Karl Maka's Albert, the baby and a maid and scenes with Sylvia Chang's character, Ho, in the hospital. Tsui had previously appeared in the first two films in cameos. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. "[3] John Charles, author Hong Kong Filmography 1977-1997 awarded the film a six out of ten rating finding the scenes involving Sylvia Chang and Karl Maka were "tiresome and consist almost exclusively of situations from old sitcoms". Studio: Kam. The film was released in an English-language dub titled Mad Mission 3 which had scenes cut and altered from the original film. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The films star Sam Hui as King Kong, a master thief and martial arts expert who is aided by his bumbling sidekick, Detective Albert "Baldy" Au, portrayed by Karl Maka. Aces Go Places (最佳拍檔, also known as "Mad Mission" in the US) is a 1982 Hong Kong action-comedy film directed by Eric Tsang, starring Sam Hui and Karl Maka.. Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Aces_Go_Places_(film_series)&oldid=964349412, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 June 2020, at 00:10. Directors: Ringo Lam. Find trailers, reviews, and all info for Aces Go Places 3 by Tsui Hark.