Mad Detective

Synopsis: A rookie cop teams up with a former detective with a supernatural gift to hunt down a serial killer.
Director(s): Johnnie To, Ka-Fai Wai
Production: IFC First Take
  6 wins & 11 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
89 min

I'm Ho, PC#57005, reporting on duty.

Bun is engaged in the investigation.

I'm Ho, PC#57005, reporting on duty.

Follow me.

I'll lie inside the luggage.

Kick me down the stairs. Are you clear?

Yes, sir.

"Student Killed In Multiple Stabbing"

"New Breakthrough.

Student's Body Found In Luggage"

The killer is the ice-cream shop owner!

Arrest him!

"Detective Bun Solves

Another Murder Mystery"


This is our farewell present

for your retirement.

Thank you.

Happy retirement, sir.

Thank you.

I have to pee.

What is it?

Lose something?

My wallet.

You sure?

It was in my pocket.

It's probably in the gaps.

Is this it?

Thank you. Happens all the time.

Nothing new.

Are you kidding?

You stole $1000 from me.

You're crazy.

I withdrew 10 grand today.

This receipt can prove it.

Are you accusing me?

Call dispatch.

It must have been you

who stole my watch last time!

Call our guys to come and investigate!

The station keeps losing stuff.

You're the thief.

Call dispatch now!


Stay where you are!


"Police Officer Wong

Still Missing After 18 Months"

Dark chocolate?

No, the one with nuts.

This one has peanuts.

I want almond.

But it's out of stock.

You've always wanted it.

Kitty and Fay have it. You should too.

Save the money for karaoke.

Steal it when nobody sees you.

Put it in your bag.

Stop encouraging her to steal!

I'm talking to you!


Stop acting. I know you don't cry.

I saw a girl in school uniform...

No one sees what you see!

But I have a gift.

Everyone thinks you are crazy.

I want to help people.

You were fired from the force.

No one needs your help.


I'm Ho, of Regional Crime Unit.

I don't know you.

I want your opinion on a case.

What's the case?

Have you heard about

Officer Wong's disappearance?

Go on.

Wong and his partner, Chi-wai,

pursued a thief into the forest.

Wong disappeared with his gun.

But Chi-wai survived.

A few months later,

several armed robberies took place.

Two of which resulted in murders.

The bullets fired matched Wong's gun.

Other divisions have investigated it.

Now I'm in charge.

I've been investigating for months.

But found no leads.

Why should I help you?

You're a cop. I'm not.

If you can't solve it,

how can I?

I've read all your cases.

Whenever I get stuck,

I'd imagine how you'd investigate it.

Last year, my gun was defected.

HQ issued me another one.

It used to belong to you.

I think of you as my master.


I know you're upset.

You promised me.

Go back to cooking. We'll talk later.


Go back...


Go back to cooking!

Get out! My husband won't help you!

Solve your own case.

Please stop...

He's no longer a cop! Leave him alone!

Please don't, honey!


Please stop...

Listen to me...

Please don't, honey...

You promised not to get involved again.

I have a feeling that it'll kill you.

It won't. It will!

I'd rather die...

than live miserably.

I've been so unhappy.

a masked gunman robbed

$80,000 from a mahjong parlor.

He didn't fire a single shot.

The surveillance camera shows...

he had a.38 police pistol.

held up an armored truck.

He killed 3 security guards

and took $1.7 million.

The bullets matched Wong's gun.

A week later, at a convenience store...

Why bother asking a maniac for help?

Another gunman...

another gunman robbed $6,000...

A sales clerk was killed.

The bullets fired matched...

There's no way in hell

he'll solve the case!

What a waste of time!

What are you looking at? You maniac!

Watch it! He's going to...

drag us all into trouble.

I'm going to kick your ass!

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