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Qi ji (1989)

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A country boy becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. He and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old lady when her daughter comes to visit.

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Madam Kao (as Yah-Leh Gui)
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Reporter #1
Anthony Carpio ...
One of Tiger Lo's men
Anthony Chan ...
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Ching-Wan Chan
Joanna Chan
Kwok Kuen Chan ...
Chen Wah's Man
Sai-Tang Chan ...
Rope Factory Worker
Tat-Kwong Chan ...
Rope Factory Worker
Wai-Yue Chan ...
Lady Rose's Friend
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Jackie Chan's Hong Kong variation of Frank Capra's "A Pocketful of Miracles" set in the 1930s. Jackie plays a country boy who rescues a gang boss. Jackie becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. Jackie and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old rose-seller when her daughter comes to visit, all this while battling a rival gang. Written by Ronald Strong <rs080455@pacbell.net>

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"Overwhelmingly wonderful", "Nothing short of miraculous...a must see" - The Hollywood Reporter


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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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15 June 1989 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Canton and Lady Rose  »

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HKD 64,000,000 (estimated)
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A typhoon destroyed many of the sets of the film. The crew had to rebuild to finish the production. See more »

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Version of Elmaci kadin (1971) See more »

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Spectacular action but a little long
17 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

I first saw this movie when i was young and now as an adult i saw it again. Fist off, i am a huge Jackie Chan fan. He is in my opinion the best action star on the planet. And the action in this movie is breathtaking. With that said i think, and this is just my personal view, that the movie is a little too long. Over two hours for this kind of movie is too long. But this movie is still very good. The scenes are big and gorgeously made, this is a beautiful picture and when you have that, then add Jackie Chan and a couple of the best fight scenes ever you got yourself a pretty good deal. Everybody know that the fight scenes with Jackie is always good, but in this movie they are really really spectacular. Jackie Chan himself says that this is his favorite directorial effort. Although you think the movie is a little boring at parts the action itself is absolutely worth it. I rate this movie 7/10


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