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

PG-13  |   |  Action, Romance, Comedy  |  6 February 1999 (Taiwan)
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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 Jen ...
Long-Yi (as Richie Ren)
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

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

6 February 1999 (Taiwan)  »

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Gorgeous  »

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SGD 1,900,000 (Singapore)
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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 »

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Bu: Who would give you a sense of security? You should give yourself the sense of security.
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One Great Movie
20 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Well for a start this movie is underrated. I don't think that an average rating of 5.4 justifies how good this movie really is.

This is the first movie that i have ever seen that uses comedy, romance, and martial arts to such a good effect in a movie. Sure, there are other Jackie Chan films with hints of romance, and there is always lots of fun and excitement, but this movie is different, because unlike a lot of his other movies, this one is based on a romantic story, yet still has a lot of great martial arts and some laughs to offer its audience.

What makes this such a great movie for me is that the choreography for the fighting I thought was excellent. The romantic storyline is simple yet effective. It is an easy movie to to watch and enjoy.

Now the rating.... a lot of people probably thought this was going to be an action packed movie. Now there is quite a lot of action considering this movie was intended to be a romance/comedy. It just proves that Jackie Chan can pull off a romantic comedy really well.


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