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Gorgeous (1999)
"Boh lei chun" (original title)

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A romantic girl travels to Hong Kong in search of certain love but instead meets a kind-hearted professional fighter with whom she begins to fall for instead.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bu (as Shu Qi)
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Albert (as Tony Leung)
Emil Chau ...
L.W. Lo
Richie Ren ...
Long-Yi
Ken Lo ...
Lo's Bodyguard
Sung Young Chen ...
Bu's Father
Elaine Jin ...
Bu's Mother
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Alan
Tats Lau ...
Chan's Assistant
Vincent Kok ...
Man at Pier
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ...
Airport Pickpocket
Sam Lee ...
Robber
Kar-Ying Law ...
Restaurant Manager
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H.K. Police Officer
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Storyline

A Taiwanese girl named Bu has just been proposed to. While pondering the proposal, she finds a message in a bottle which inspires her go to Hong Kong to meet the guy, Albert, who wrote the message. However, she finds out that Albert is gay. A successful playboy businessman CN, and Howie have been rivals in love and business since school days. Howie finds out that CN is dating his girl and also trying to take over his company. Howie tells his guys to teach CN a lesson. Bu happens to be there and saves CN, but decides to fake her identity and scheme to make him fall in love with her. In the meantime Howie, who wants to teach CN a humiliating lesson, hires a highly trained foreign fighter to beat him. Written by Wanfan

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She wanted adventure. In Hong Kong she found her match.

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Action | Romance | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent content | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

6 February 1999 (Taiwan)  »

Also Known As:

Gorgeous  »

Box Office

Gross:

SGD 1,900,000 (Singapore)
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Trivia

Most of C.N. Chan's traits are the real-life traits of Jackie Chan, including his training routines and choice of clothing. See more »

Quotes

Bu: Who would give you a sense of security? You should give yourself the sense of security.
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User Reviews

A Smile On Your Face Is Guaranteed...
15 March 2004 | by (Phoenix,Arizona) – See all my reviews

Being a big Jackie Chan fan,and knowing from experience how much better the HK versions of his films are,I picked the HK version of this up last week,and I cant tell you how much I loved this one.Im probably one of the few Jackie fans stateside that likes the humor in most of his older movies,as well as the action,so this one really made me laugh,and Shu Qi is just luminous as the female lead.One thing I really liked about this one was the charactarizations of so many of the other players had real dimension to them,including the so called bad guys.And Ive noticed that most of the best one on one fight scenes in his movies are the ones with a fighter thats treated as an equal,and fought as clean,fair fights,(examples:In Wheels on Meals,Dragons Forever,Who Am I,etc.)and his two fights with Bradely James Allen are good examples of this. I know a lot of guys who watch Jackie just for the fights and stunts are dissapointed with this one,the rest of us with a more open mind will probably like this almost as much as I do.


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