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The Romancing Star (1987)
"Cheng chong chui lui chai" (original title)

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(Cantonese with English subtitles) Chow Yun-fat in this hilarious offbeat comedy plays Wong, a mechanic who falls for a beautiful rich girl (played by Maggie Cheung). When Wong finds out ... See full summary »

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Wong Yat Fat (as Chow Yun Fat)
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Ugly
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Tung Tung
Pak-cheung Chan ...
Traffic Light
Shui-Fan Fung ...
Uncle Ken
Lai Ping Chiang ...
Man Chi
Sai-Kit Yung ...
Mr. Chiu
Sharla Cheung ...
Ah Man (as Man Cheung)
Sun Wong ...
Mr. Due
Shan Liang ...
Mrs. Due
Philip Chan ...
Kenny
Jing Wong ...
Travel Agent
Tian-Lin Wang ...
Tung Tung's Dad
Hang Shuen So ...
Tung Tung's Mum
Kwok Wing Ha ...
Mr. Chiu's Guard
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(Cantonese with English subtitles) Chow Yun-fat in this hilarious offbeat comedy plays Wong, a mechanic who falls for a beautiful rich girl (played by Maggie Cheung). When Wong finds out his friend also like her, he must fight him for her attention Written by Anonymous

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25 June 1987 (Hong Kong)  »

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