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CJ7 (2008)
"Cheung Gong 7 hou" (original title)

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A poor Chinese laborer learns important lessons after his son gets a strange new toy.

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Ti
Jiao Xu ...
Lei Huang ...
Johnny
Kitty Zhang Yuqi ...
Miss Yuen (as Kitty Zhang)
Chi Chung Lam ...
Boss (as Tze Chung Lam)
Shing-Cheung Lee ...
Mr. Cao (as Sheung Ching Lee)
Wen Xue Yao ...
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Min Hun Fung ...
Yong Hua Han ...
Maggie
Yu Lei ...
Johnny's Entourage
Zhong You Jin
Qian Lin Hu
Yi Ying Cheng
Yi Jia Lao
Hao Yang
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A poor Chinese laborer learns important lessons after his son gets a strange new toy.

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Rated PG for language, thematic material, some rude humor and brief smoking | See all certifications »

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31 January 2008 (Hong Kong)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$49,770 (USA) (7 March 2008)

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$206,678 (USA) (2 May 2008)
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Xu Jiao, who plays Stephen Chow's son in this movie, is actually a girl. See more »

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When the Dad is cutting the rotten part of the apple, he is cutting with the wrong side of the knife. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dicky: Good morning, sir.
Mr. Cao: Dicky Chow! Just look at yourself. You're covered in dirt.
Dicky: [stepping forward] I just...
Mr. Cao: [stepping back] Don't move. And don't give me the usual routine. Why are you always so untidy?
Miss Yuen: What's the matter, Mr. Cao?
Mr. Cao: [to Dicky] Explain yourself!
Miss Yuen: Let me talk to him. Where did the dirt come from, Dicky?
Dicky: Well, on my way to school, I slipped and fell over.
Miss Yuen: Don't your mom or dad bring you to school?
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Remade as CJ7: The Cartoon (2010) See more »

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Sunny
(1966)
Performed by Boney M.
Music Composer & Lyrics: Bobby Hebb
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5 April 2008 | by (Amsterdam) – See all my reviews

This is a very good movie. I have laughed out loud and cried real tears, and that doesn't happen often! There are elements in the movie like in Shaolin Soccer, and it has some of Gremlins. Not everything that happens is possible (like in Shaolin Soccer), but that doesn't disturb the slightest, on the contrary, it's very funny. The young boy is a very good actor; amazingly so (he appears to be at most 10 years old). If anything is wrong with movie then it's that it's too short. I wish it was twice as long! I can highly recommend to watch this with children, but don't let them watch alone, as it contains a very sad scene that might need some hugging to get through.


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