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J.L. Reate J.L. Reate
The Golden Child
Eddie Murphy Eddie Murphy
Chandler Jarrell
Charles Dance Charles Dance
Sardo Numspa
Charlotte Lewis Charlotte Lewis
Kee Nang
Victor Wong Victor Wong
The Old Man
James Hong James Hong
Doctor Hong


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An average movie

10 years ago at Apr 9 10:04
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By now, somehow, I have managed to watch all the movies starring Eddie Murphy (all right, I have to admit it, I haven’t watch ‘Mr. Church’ but I’m not really optimistic.). Well, the guy must have had one of the most disappointing careers ever and I would be really surprised if he would eventually manage to make a come-back at some point. Anyway, even back in the 80’s, when Murphy used to... read more

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8 years, 2 months ago at Feb 4 13:59
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A messy fantasy comedy thriller that just doesn't pay off

One of those hits that no-one seemed to have a good word for back in 1986, The Golden Child was the film that took the shine off Eddie Murphy after the huge success of Beverly Hills Cop and showed that quality control certainly wasn't high on his agenda. It may have been profitable, but the steep drop in takings implied that ... read more
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Eddie Murphy plays a detective with a speciality of finding lost children. He is told he is the 'Chosen one' who will find and protect the Golden Child, a Bhuddist mystic who was kidnapped by an evil sorcerer. Murphy disbelieves the mysticism but finds more and more evidence of demon worship as he investigates.
Release date: 12 December 1986
UPC: 097360193077
Tags: Comedy (15), Fantasy (15), Action (11), Adventure (8), 1986 (8), 1980s (6), Demons (5), Romance (5), Martial Arts (5), Tibet (4), Chinatown (4), Hallucination (4), Statue Of Liberty (4), Culture Clash (4), Magic (4), Mystery (4), Temple (3), Dragon (3), Kidnapping (3), Detective (3)
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