Look Out, Officer!

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  • TV-MA
  • 1990
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 5.8  (997)

Look Out, Officer! is a Hong Kong comedy movie from 1990 that stars Stephen Chow as Hong Kong police officer Sam, who gets in a bizarre situation when he dies while trying to stop a group of criminals. While on his way to the afterlife, Sam's soul mistakenly enters the body of a deceased millionaire. Stranded in the world of the living and housed in the body of a dead rich man, Sam has to navigate his way out of trouble, protect his newfound love interest, and eventually make his way to the afterlife.

As the movie begins, Sam loses his life while trying to stop a group of robbers. Little does he know what awaits him as he finds himself stuck in the world of the living as a spirit. Dressed in his police uniform, Sam is haunted by the ghost of the man whose body he is inhabiting and the strange events that occur as his own soul tries to leave the human body. Things get even worse when Sam realizes that the man whose body he is inhabiting was murdered, and he now has to solve the case as a spirit in a living world.

With the help of a kind-hearted police officer named Tai (Bill Tung) and his partner Lai (Stanley Sui-Fan Fung), Sam embarks on a series of hilarious and dangerous misadventures - trying to stay alive, right the wrongs in the living world and solve his own murder case. Sam's love interest, played by the beautiful Ann Bridgewater, adds a touch of romance to the movie, as Sam tries to protect her in his own way.

The storyline of Look Out, Officer! is a mix of comedy, action, and crime, and it explores the theme of life and death in a unique way. Besides the intriguing plot, the movie's impressive humor is its standout feature that has made it a favorite among fans of the Hong Kong cinema. From the opening scene to the closing credits, the movie is peppered with hilarious dialogue and slapstick comedy that is sure to keep viewers in stitches throughout the film.

Stephen Chow, who plays the main character, Sam, is known for his comedic timing, wit, and acting skills. He delivers an outstanding performance in this film, playing the role of a spirit trapped in a human body with ease. But it is his mastery of comedy that is on full display in this movie, and he brings out the laughter effortlessly. Bill Tung and Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, who play the supporting roles, are also excellent in their performances, adding depth to the movie's plot.

The movie is directed by Eric Tsang, who has a reputation for creating high-quality comedies in his filmography, and this movie is no exception. The excellent direction makes the transitions from one scene to another smooth, and the use of special effects is commendable, especially regarding how they created the ghostly apparition of Sam. The cinematography and the sound effects create an immersive experience that keeps viewers engaged in the movie.

Overall, Look Out, Officer! is an entertaining, enjoyable and well-executed movie that has become a cult classic among Hong Kong cinema fans. The perfect blend of comedy, action, and suspense make the movie a must-watch for anyone looking to take a break from the monotony of daily life. If you're a fan of Stephen Chow or enjoy Hong Kong comedies, this movie is definitely worth a watch. With the perfect mix of humor, romance, and crime, it's a movie that you will find yourself revisiting time and time again.

Look Out, Officer! is a 1990 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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    1 hr 30 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (997)