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Cheung gong 7 hou (2008)

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

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Ti
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Lei Huang ...
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Miss Yuen (as Kitty Zhang)
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Boss
Sheung-ching Lee ...
Mr. Cao (as Sheung Ching Lee)
Wen Xue Yao ...
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P. E. Teacher
Yong Hua Han ...
Yu Lei ...
Johnny's Entourage
Zhong You Jin ...
Johnny's Entourage
Qian Lin Hu ...
Fanny A
Yi Ying Cheng ...
Fanny B
Yi Jia Lao ...
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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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A film that proves even in space your father can hear you scream. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 January 2008 (China)  »

Also Known As:

Cj7  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$49,770, 9 March 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$206,678, 4 May 2008
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Xu Jiao, who plays Stephen Chow's son in this movie, is actually a girl. See more »

Goofs

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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Connections

Spoofs Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Little 7
Lyrics & Composed by Wendyz Zheng
Produced by Zhi-Ping Wang
Performed by S.H.E. (Selina Jen, Hebe Tien & Ella Chen)
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Great story, acting and humour made this my first 10!
3 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie last night (i live in Taiwan) and before, if i highly enjoyed a movie and told people how good it was, their high expectations could make a movie less funny, you know what i mean? Anyway I'll praise the heck out of it coz i loved it and Stephen Chow has a great sense of humour! The movie is basically about a young boy and his father, who are poor but uphold good morals and ethics (we may be poor, but we don't steal, fight etc.). The father is a construction worker and doesn't want his kid to wind up like him, so the boy attends a very expensive high class school, but to compensate they live in a falling apart building and his father gets all his clothes etc. from the garbage dump. One day the father finds something there that he gives to his son, this (CJ7) changes their lives, for the better. I know that's probably what every review says! but i don't want to say to much as I'll probably ruin the beauty of it all! I will say that there are some scenes that nearly made me cry i as laughing so much. It's subtle things that do it, like the teacher won't let the poor student boy near him because he thinks he's so dirty! And the boy's a great little actor, cracked me up. Unfortunately i have yet to view S.Chow's other flicks, but i'm about to. I hope you'll get a chance to watch it.


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