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

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Bu (as Shu Qi)
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Albert (as Tony Leung)
Emil Chau ...
L.W. Lo
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Long-Yi (as Richie Ren)
Ken Lo ...
Lo's Bodyguard
Sung Young Chen ...
Bu's Father
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Bu's Mother
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Alan
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Chan's Assistant
Vincent Kok ...
Man at Pier
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Airport Pickpocket
Sam Lee ...
Robber
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Restaurant Manager
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H.K. Police Officer
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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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Rated PG-13 for some violent content | See all certifications »

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6 February 1999 (Taiwan)  »

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The film was originally conceived purely as a love story, with Chan as producer, but not as one of the film's cast. In order to secure the actress Shu Qi, the script of the film was re-written and a role for Chan was created. This soon developed into a starring role, and elements of action crept in. 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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Light romance between Jackie Chan and Shu Qi (Gorgeous)
12 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Jackie is about 20 years senior to Shu Qi, their chemistry works in this movie. This is a light hearted romance with quite a bit of kung-fu action mixed in. Jackie is a tycoon living in Hong Kong. He meets Shu Qi who arrived from Taiwan by chance and older Jackie shows her about town in his millionaire style.

Shu Qi is great in this movie. She brings fresh element to old school Jackie Chan movie which says to me that she has talent. She generates personality that's so perfect for this movie,and I loved the way story unfolded between them.

Quality of production is good as always in Jackie Chan movie. He's not playing a strait romeo he usually plays with his women co-stars in this movie, and acknowledges that he's a bit older character now.

Not as many unexpected plots or action you'd expect from Jackie Chan movie, but the experimental aspect of bringing much younger Shu Qi worked in this one.


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