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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
Richard Ng ...
Ching Sing
Ly-Gin Chang ...
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Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ...
Chi Sum Chan
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Lee Chi Ko (as Dior Cheng)
Ping Ha ...
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Ken Lo ...
Wild Dog
Fui-On Shing ...
Jerk
Ronald Wong ...
Chicken
Yat-Fei Wong ...
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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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Ching Sing: Have you seen my gold watch and money?
Chi Sum: You mean the $8,751.25 and your Rolex gold watch?
Ching Sing: Yeah.
Chi Sum: No!
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very funny entertainment
31 August 2004 | by (Belfast, NI) – See all my reviews

Much of Hong Kong's most popular comedy does not travel well. Stephen Chow's nonsense films, for example, while insanely successful in Asia, are mystifying to most Westerners. But Boys Are Easy does travel, especially for fans of serious Chinese film. It's a very funny film in which the actors lampoon their own roles in more serious films. Brigitte Lin sends up her androgenous kung fu antics, Maggie Cheung makes fun of her bad girl roles, Sandra Ng camps up her tough cookie shtick, and so on. But you don't have to catch all the in jokes to laugh at the slapstick and ridiculous plot turns. The subtitles are particularly Chinglish in nature, and this adds to the campiness. A very enjoyable film.


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