They Came to Rob Hong Kong

They Came to Rob Hong Kong
Traditional 八寶奇兵
Simplified 八宝奇兵
Mandarin Bā Bǎo Qí Bīng
Cantonese Baat3 Bou2 Kei4 Bing1
Directed by Clarence Fok
Produced by Clarence Fok
Catherine Lau
Written by Dean Shek Creative Unit
Starring Dean Shek
Chingmy Yau
Roy Cheung
Sandra Ng
Eric Tsang
Stanley Fung
Liu Wai-hung
Chin Siu-ho
Kara Hui
Charlie Cho
Ann Bridgewater
Yammie Lam
Music by Lowell Lo
Cinematography Ardy Lam
Edited by Wong Ming-lam
Distributed by Cinema City
Release dates
  • 23 February 1989 (1989-02-23)
Running time
99 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$8,033,844

They Came to Rob Hong Kong is a 1989 Hong Kong action comedy film produced and directed by Clarence Fok and starring Dean Shek, who also serves as the film's writer and executive producer. The film co-stars Chingmy Yau, Roy Cheung, Sandra Ng, Eric Tsang, Stanley Fung, Liu Wai-hung and Chin Siu-ho.


Mao Yiu-tung (Roy Cheung) is a Hong Kong criminal who escaped from a team of female cops, led by Shang (Kara Hui), to Mainland China. There, he recruits a team to go with him to Hong Kong to rob a bank. The team consists of two conmen doctors Ken (Eric Tsang) and Yuen (Stanley Fung), a singer named Leslie Cheung (Liu Wai-hung), a dancer and martial artist named Bruce Hung (Chin Siu-ho), and two cops, Sherlock False (Dean Shek) and Monroe (Sandra Ng). The team are mentored by Jenny (Chingmy Yau), who teaches them about Hong Kong's society and geography.


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