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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
Anthony Chan ...
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Ching-Wan Chan
Joanna Chan
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Chen Wah's Man
Sai-Tang Chan ...
Rope Factory Worker
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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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According to Jackie Chan's autobiography, the film took 9 months to shoot and ended up costing over US$9 million, a staggering amount for a Hong Kong film at the time. The film bombed at the box office and the studio, Golden Harvest, was not happy. So in an attempt to recoup some box office, Chan made the globe trotting adventure Armour of God II: Operation Condor (Fei Ying Gwai Wak). See more »

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One of the Jackie's best movies.

The movie is absolutely great.The story , fights , stunts - everything is great.And of course this movie have a great cast.Jackie and Anita Mui great movie duet.In this movie you find a really interesting story with great play of every actor on stage.Action , humor and stunts - all in one piece.If you ask yourself "it is really that great" - YEAH IT IS !!!!!!!.It really looks like everybody in this one work really , really hard.If you search for great movie - you find it here.I don't need to tell you anything else because this is absolutely must have movie for everyone not just for Jackie's fans.One more time - watch it , love it , then watch it again.


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