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Qi ji (1989)

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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Cast

Credited cast:
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Luming Yang
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Madam Kao (as Yah-Leh Gui)
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Tiger
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Uncle Hai
Bill Tung ...
Tung
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Reporter #1
Anthony Carpio ...
One of Tiger Lo's men
Anthony Chan ...
Reporter #2
Ching-Wan Chan
Joanna Chan
Kwok Kuen Chan ...
Chen Wah's Man
Sai-Tang Chan ...
Tat-Kwong Chan ...
Wai-Yue Chan ...
Lady Rose's Friend
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Storyline

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 June 1989 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Canton and Lady Rose  »

Box Office

Budget:

HKD 64,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was taped from December 1988 to March 1989. See more »

Connections

Remake of Pocketful of Miracles (1961) See more »

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Sweet, sweet movie!
20 June 2001 | by (IN, USA) – See all my reviews

This is terrific! One of his most lush, great looking, and well-directed (by himself) films, "Miracles" is engaging, charming and absolutely likable! The humor's perfect, along with the setting, and the cast is wonderful! The fighting, though less prevalent, is in my opinion some of his best work! This one pays great attention to story and detail, and not only is it very entertaining, it's really pretty beautiful to look at, as well....


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