An exiled detective is recruited to solve a series of mysterious deaths that threaten to delay the inauguration of Empress Wu.

  1. Tsui Hark


  2. Chen Kuo-Fu


Top Billed Cast

  1. Andy Lau

    Andy Lau

    Detective Dee

  2. Li Bingbing

    Li Bingbing

    Shangguan Wan'er

  3. Deng Chao

    Deng Chao

    Pei Donglai

  4. Tony Leung Ka-Fai

    Tony Leung Ka-Fai


  5. Carina Lau

    Carina Lau

    Empress Wu Zetian

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Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame



Original Title 狄仁傑之通天帝國

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 2, 2011


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language Cantonese

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $13,000,000.00

Revenue $51,723,285.00



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