The Owl vs Bombo

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The Owl vs Bombo
Hong Kong DVD cover
Directed bySammo Hung
Written byCheung Lai-ling
Produced bySammo Hung
StarringSammo Hung
George Lam
Deanie Ip
Michelle Yeoh
James Tien
Philip Chan
CinematographyArthur Wong
Edited byPeter Cheung
Music byChris Babida
Tang Siu-lam
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) (also known as The Owl vs Bumbo and The Owl and Dumbo[1]) is a 1984 Hong Kong action comedy film starring and directed by Sammo Hung, who also produced. The film co-stars George Lam and Deanie Ip.

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


  • 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 as 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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