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China, 7th century. On their way to a provincial center Judge Dee and his three wives spend the night at a Taoist monastery. Soon the judge discovers that the secluded place holds a secret - the former abbot died of unnatural causes. After a number of mysterious events and more cases of murder Dee tracks down the true villain.

  1. Jeremy Kagan


  2. Robert van Gulik


  3. Nicholas Meyer


Top Billed Cast

  1. Khigh Dhiegh

    Khigh Dhiegh

    Dee Jen-djieh (Judge Dee)

  2. Mako Iwamatsu

    Mako Iwamatsu

    Tao Gan

  3. Soon-Tek Oh

    Soon-Tek Oh

    Kang I-Te

  4. Miiko Taka

    Miiko Taka

    Jade Mirror

  5. Irene Tsu

    Irene Tsu

    Celestial Image

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Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 29, 1974


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget -

Revenue -



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