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Licence To Steal (1990)
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Licence To Steal (1990)
Original name: 龍鳳賊捉賊
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Godenzi plays an acrobatic thief who, after taking part in an elaborate burglary, is double-crossed by her partner (Aurelio) and is captured by the police. On her release from prison, Godenzi discovers that her betrayer is now a highly influential criminal in the area and commands a posse of hired thugs. With a new partner by her side, Godenzi looks to avenge her imprisonment and steal the valuables her former partner had double-crossed her for.
Plot: martial arts, combat, love, kung fu, burglar, sword fight, farce, police officer killed, sister, police officer, shooting a police officer, police officer shot in the chest, police officer shot, police officer kicked, police officer shot in the back

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The Prodigal Son (1981)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Mr. Hercules Against Karate (1973)
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic
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