Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings

Detective Dee must defend himself against the accusations of Empress Wu while investigating a crime spree in this Hark Tsui actioner - the third entry in the series.

2018Rating: R13, Violence, horror scenes & content may disturb131 minsChinaMandarin with English subtitles
ActionWorld Cinema
Director:
Hark Tsui ('Once Upon a Time in China', 'The Taking of Tiger Mountain', 'Time and Tide')
Writer:
Chia-Lu Chang
Cast:
Carina LauKenny LinMark ChaoShaofeng FengSichun Ma

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Detective Dee: The Four Heavenly Kings / Reviews

Village Voice

Village Voice

You will never have to wait long before ninjas strike, a gigantic eyeball demon attacks, or a monster's blood rains from the sky and transforms into flower petals in midair.

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The Straits Times

The Straits Times

The-X-Files-meets-Hardy-Boys vibe of the earlier films has been watered down and in fact, The Four Heavenly Kings in the title does not refer to a central mystery but is almost incidental to the plot.

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The New Paper

The New Paper

Many decisions - including the title, which bears only a glancing relation to any part of the plot - seem half-baked at best.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The energy is undeniable, especially when delivered via giant Taoist albino gorilla, and the creaky effects have an endearing artisanal quality that feels like a Zu Warriors throwback.

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