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Boys Are Easy (1993)

Zhui nan zi (original title)
A man wants to see his three daughters get married. The eldest is a hard-nosed cop who needs a hard-nosed lover. The middle daughter is a wall flower who yearns for a gangster. The youngest... See full summary »

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Ching Siu Nam / Viet-Nam Rose
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Ching Siu Tung / Yuk Hing
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Simon Tse Sai
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Wu Ying
Jimmy Lin ...
Ching Siu Pei
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Ching Sing (as Richard Ng)
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Chi Sum Chan
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Lee Chi Ko (as Dior Cheng)
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A man wants to see his three daughters get married. The eldest is a hard-nosed cop who needs a hard-nosed lover. The middle daughter is a wall flower who yearns for a gangster. The youngest daughter has a crush on a boy she can't completely trust. Written by Jason Chau <nihonitchy@ibm.net>

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12 August 1993 (Hong Kong)  »

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Ching Sing: I only slept with my late wife three times before her untimley death.
Uncle Zai: But you have four children.
Ching Sing: That's my dilemma!
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Wong Jing proves that you can make a funny "chick flick".

BOYS ARE EASY (1993) is a very funny movie about a Father (Richard Ng) that is worried that his three daughters are never going to get married. So he decides to cook up a scheme to get them engaged. Faking a terminal illness and playing it up to the hilt, the three daughters (Brigette Lin, Maggie Cheung, and Chingmy Yau) dig up three men (Leung Kar-Fai, Jacky Cheung and Ekin Cheng) to pose as there fiancées. The results are bizarre and hilarious. It has many memorable scenes and crazy dialog. In the vein of the screwball/romance comedies that used to come out of Hollywood in the thirties.

One seen to watch for is the Triad Games (I kid you not). Filled with cameos from Wong Jing's Workshop and his usual slapstick farce. If you enjoy Wacky comedies then this movie is for you. The finale is just as silly as the rest of the film. Only if Hollywood could make films as half as entertaining as this one. Wong Jing once again proves that a "chick flick" could be funny for both sexes. **** out of ****. Check it out!!


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