Overview

The film revolves around the exploits of a detective agency in Hong Kong called Mannix Private Detective Agency. It is headed by private detective Wong Yeuk Sze (Michael Hui) with his emotionally drained assistant Puffy (Ricky Hui). Meanwhile, Lee Kwok Kit (Samuel Hui), a kung fu expert, who works at a Vitasoy plant factory and spends most of the time doing kung fu tricks to impress a girl, ultimately loses his job. Seeking to find another line of work, Lee attempts to joins Wong's detective agency. Despite Lee's impression with his kung fu talent which involves his snatching trick, Wong was not impressed. Then, as it appears that Lee would not get the job, Wong discovers that his wallet was missing and was presumed stolen by one bystander who bumped into them. Lee intercepts him and recovers the wallet, thus impressed Wong to hire him for the job.

  1. Michael Hui

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Hui

    Michael Hui

    Wong Yuk-see

  2. Samuel Hui

    Samuel Hui

    Lee Kwok-kit

  3. Ricky Hui

    Ricky Hui

    Pighead

  4. Angie Chiu

    Angie Chiu

    Jacky

  5. Richard Ng

    Richard Ng

    Police Sergeant

Full Cast & Crew

The Private Eyes
The Private Eyes

Facts

Original Title 半斤八兩

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 16, 1976
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Cantonese

Runtime 1h 34m

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