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Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

2010-09-18 | Action / Adventure
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An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie at the infamous Imperial Palace. Hoping he will solve the crime before her coronation, Wu appoints Dee Chief Judge of the Empire and implores him to combine his indisputable wisdom with his unparalleled martial arts skills to save the future of her dynasty. Director Tsui Hark (Seven Swords) teams with stunt director Sammo Hung in this heart-pounding, epic thriller inspired by the incredible true story of one of the Tang Dynasty's most celebrated officials.
Director: Tsui Hark
Stars: Andy Lau, Li Bingbing

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On April 15, 2021, the IMDB rating of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is 6.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 80/100, Metacritic rating is 75/100, TMDB rating is 6.0/10.
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame won 2011 Beijing Student Film Festival, 2011 Chinese American Film Festival (C.A.F.F.), 2011 Hong Kong Film Awards, 2011 Shanghai Film Critics Awards, 2010 Golden Horse Film Festival.
The genre of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is Action,Adventure,Drama,Mystery.
An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie at the infamous Imperial Palace. Hoping he will solve the crime before her coronation, Wu appoints Dee Chief Judge of the Empire and implores him to combine his indisputable wisdom with his unparalleled martial arts skills to save the future of her dynasty. Director Tsui Hark (Seven Swords) teams with stunt director Sammo Hung in this heart-pounding, epic thriller inspired by the incredible true story of one of the Tang Dynasty's most celebrated officials..
The director of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is Tsui Hark.
The casts of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame are Andy Lau starring as Detective Dee, Li Bingbing starring as Shangguan Wan'er, Deng Chao starring as Pei Donglai, Tony Leung Ka-Fai starring as Shatuo, Carina Lau starring as Empress Wu Zetian, Richard Ng starring as Donkey Wang.
The sequels of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame are Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame, Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon, Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings.
The production budget of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame was 13,000,000 USD.
The certification of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is PG-13.
The runtime of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is 119 minutes.
The revenue of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame was 51,723,285 USD.
The release date of Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame is September 18, 2010.
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