When the police learn of the existence of a microfilm containing damaging evidence against a murderous Hong Kong crime syndicate, the task of retrieving it falls to a pair of not-to-be-trifled-with female inspectors (Michelle Yeoh and Cynthia Rothrock). Directed by Corey Yuen (The Transporter), this action-packed thriller features a score of jaw-dropping martial arts sequences and stunts.
Corey Yuen (Chinese: 元奎; pinyin: Yuán Kuí; Yale: Yuen4 Fui1; born Ying Gang-ming 15 February 1951; also credited as Corey Yuen Kwai and Yuen Kwai) is a Hong Kong action director, film director, producer and action choreographer. He was a member of the Peking Opera Schools and one of the Seven Little Fortunes. Yuen is perhaps best known as Rubber Legs’ student in 1979 kung fu comedy film Dance of the Drunk Mantis.
Yuen was born in Hong Kong and was one of Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao’s best friends during their days in the China Drama Academy Peking Opera School. They spent those days training in a harshly disciplined style under the watch of Master Yu Jim-yuen. He would go to appear as an extra in Hong Kong action films during the “chop socky” era of the 1970s.
In 1970s, Yuen had three Hwang Jang Lee films: Secret Rivals 2 (1977) as Silver Fox’s henchman; The Invincible Armour (1977) as Assassin; and film Dance of the Drunk Mantis… read more
"Yes, Madam" has several classic moments that will delight Hong Kong film lovers: Tsui Hark hitting on Cynthia Rothrock; a young Sammo Hung with fake gray hair pretending to be a retiree; Michelle Yeoh kicking fools through glass. These kind of scenes were easy to take for granted back when movies like this were a dime a dozen during the 80's, but nowadays "Yes, Madam" is really something to be cherished.