The Owl vs Bombo

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The Owl vs Bombo
Hong Kong DVD cover
Directed bySammo Hung
Produced bySammo Hung
Written byCheung Lai-ling
StarringSammo Hung
George Lam
Deanie Ip
Michelle Yeoh
James Tien
Philip Chan
Music byChris Babida
Tang Siu-lam
CinematographyArthur Wong
Edited byPeter Cheung
Distributed byD&B Films
Release date
12 December 1984 (1984-12-12)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryHong Kong
Box officeHK$21.3 million

The Owl vs Bombo (Chinese: 貓頭鷹與小飛象) is a 1984 Hong Kong action comedy film produced and directed by Sammo Hung, and starring Hung, George Lam and Deanie Ip.

It is Michelle Yeoh's first film credit (as "Michelle Khan").


The film's Chinese title is Chinese: 貓頭鷹與小飛象. The film is known in some releases as The Owl vs Bumbo and The Owl and Dumbo. [1]


  • Sammo Hung as "Bombo" First-Day Chan
  • George Lam as "Owl" Wong Yan-fu
  • Deannie Ip as Joyce Leung
  • Michelle Khan as Ms. Yeung
  • Season Ma as Bonnie Leung
  • Stanley Fung as Chung / Inspector Fung
  • Philip Chan as Superintendent
  • Wu Ma as Waiter
  • Ronald Wong as Chan Chi-ming
  • Cheung King-po as Wah / Inspector Lui
  • James Tien aa Au Gung
  • Fung King-man as Au Gung's lieutenant
  • Dick Wei as Au Gung's Man
  • Tai San as Au Gung's Man
  • Tai Po as Gang Member
  • Huang Ha as Gang Member
  • San Kuai as Gang Member
  • Billy Chan as Gang Member
  • Sham Chin-po as Gang Member
  • Wellson Chin as Gang Member
  • Yuen Miu as Gang Member
  • Lee Chi-kit as Gang Member
  • Hon Yee-sang as One of Owl's Accomplices
  • Yat-poon Chai as One of Owl's Accomplices
  • Teddy Yip as Waiter
  • Charlie Cho as Bank Manager
  • Chin Kar-lok as Thug in Alley
  • Johnny Cheung as Thug in Alley
  • Lau Chau-sang as Thug
  • Yam Ho as Brother Lun
  • Tsang Choh-lam as Waiter
  • Ng Min-kan as cop
  • Lee Fat-yuen as Big Head
  • Chow Kam-kong as Security Guard at Bank
  • Ka Lee as Bank employee
  • Cheung Chi-ban as Lawyer Chow
  • Hui Ying-sau as Uncle Choy
  • Sam Wong as Student
  • Timothy Zao as Student
  • Chu Wing-tong as Student
  • Joey Leung - Student


  1. ^ "The Owl and Bombo". 12 December 1984. Retrieved 29 October 2020.

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