Aces Go Places (film series)


Aces Go Places (film series)

Infobox Film
name = Mad Mission a.k.a. Aces Go Places


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director = Eric Tsang Tsui Hark Ringo Lam Lau Kar-leung
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starring = Sam Hui Karl Maka
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released = 1982-1989
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country = Hong Kong
language = Cantonese
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"Aces Go Places", or "Mad Mission", is a series of Hong Kong action comedy films that are parodies of the James Bond film series.

The films star Sam Hui as King Kong, a master thief and martial arts expert who is aided by his bumbling sidekick, Albert "Baldy" Au, portrayed by Karl Maka.

The series began in 1982, with the first two films directed by Eric Tsang. Subsequent films were directed, respectively by Tsui Hark, Ringo Lam and Lau Kar-leung.

watch out for Lucky stars go places. With sammo hung too.

A sixth film, "'97 Aces Go Places" was made in 1997 with a different cast.

Titles in the series

*"Aces Go Places" ("Mad Mission 1", 1982)
*"Aces Go Places 2" ("Mad Mission 2: Aces Go Places", 1983)
*"Aces Go Places 3" ("Mad Mission 3: Our Man From Bond Street", 1984)
*"Aces Go Places 4" ("Mad Mission 4: You Never Die Twice", 1986)
*"Aces Go Places 5 - The Terracotta Hit" ("Mad Mission 5", 1989)
*"'97 Aces Go Places"


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