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Sung (Chow) is by far the best lawyer in Guangdong and the outlying areas of Southeast China. His skills have earned his family an excellent living, albeit his habit of winning all his cases by whatever means necessary. Because of his shyster ways, none of his sons survived beyond a year old, causing grief for his wife Madam Sung (Mui). Upon the death of his 13th son, Sung decides to retire from law, and switch to business, opening an inn in the middle of town, and a tea stand on the outskirts of the city.Sung finds it difficult to truly give up his former career, and in his boredom reenacts his final case constantly. A chance encounter between Madam Sung and a woman whose husband was suspiciously murdered revives his hopes of returning to court. However, the case is compounded by corrupt magistrates, who make it their goal to bury the truth. Sung needs all his wits to beat a system that he has embraced for a long time, as well as redeem himself so he can finally start a family.

  1. Sandy Shaw


  2. Johnnie To


Top Billed Cast

  1. Stephen Chow

    Stephen Chow

    Sung Sai Kit / Sung Shih Chieh

  2. Anita Mui

    Anita Mui

    Mrs. Sung

  3. Carrie Ng

    Carrie Ng

    Yeung Sau Chan / Yang Hsiu Chen

  4. Ng Man-Tat

    Ng Man-Tat

    Guangzhou Magistrate Ho Yue Ta

  5. Paul Chun Pui

    Paul Chun Pui

    Inspector General

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Justice, My Foot!
Justice, My Foot!



Original Title 審死官

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 1992


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Cantonese

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget -

Revenue -

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