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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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Madam Kao (as Yah-Leh Gui)
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Reporter #1
Anthony Carpio ...
One of Tiger Lo's men
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Ching-Wan Chan
Joanna Chan
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Chen Wah's Man
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Rope Factory Worker
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Rope Factory Worker
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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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According to Jackie Chan's autobiography, of all the movies he's ever made, this is his favorite. See more »

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Elegant comedy/actioner
16 March 2000 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Jackie Chan gives us his most elegant comedy/action film yet. The setting of the 1930's is extremely fantastic as he plays a young man who is accidentally the head of a local Triad. Thanks to the likes of Bill Tung and Richard Ng, the film will make you laugh. Great performances by Anita Mui and Gloria Yip set the dramatic pace. But what's a Jackie film without action? His climatic duel with Billy Chow and gang in a rope factory is great. I give the film two thumbs up. If you're a JC fan, go see this film.


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