6.2/10
132
2 user 2 critic

Gong zi duo qing (1988)

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Pygmalion (1938)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A phonetics and diction expert makes a bet that he can teach a cockney flower girl to speak proper English and pass as a lady in high society.

Directors: Anthony Asquith, Leslie Howard
Stars: Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller, Wilfrid Lawson
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

(Cantonese with English subtitles) Chow Yun-fat stars in this hilarious offbeat comedy as Wong, a mechanic who falls for a beautiful rich girl played by Maggie Cheung. When Wong finds out ... See full summary »

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Eric Tsang, Maggie Cheung
Pygmalion (TV Movie 1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The standard My Fair Lady (1964) story, with a provocative rendition by Peter O'Toole. He knows how to talk, but does he know how to behave towards a lady?

Director: Alan Cooke
Stars: Peter O'Toole, Margot Kidder, Helen Beavis
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Three brothers try to make ends meet when they concoct plans to be one big family of eight. Cooking expert Mr. Fong goes through high and low to court Opera performer Wu Hsiu-Fang, Gigolo ... See full summary »

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Raymond Bak-Ming Wong, Carol 'Do Do' Cheng
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The three romancers played by Shui-Fan Fung, Eric Tsang and Pak-cheung Chan enter show business and join the ratings-struggling Chow TV station, run by Lao Chow (Hoi-Pang Lo), to boost ... See full summary »

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Andy Lau, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Pak-Cheung Chan
Tiger on Beat (1988)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Nina Li Chi, Conan Lee
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A master gambler loses his memory, and is befriended by a street hustler who discovers his supernatural gambling abilities.

Director: Jing Wong
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Andy Lau, Joey Wang
Pygmalion (1937)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Prof. Henry Higgens takes a wager on turning a low class flower seller named Liesje Doeluttel into a presentably lady.

Director: Ludwig Berger
Stars: Lily Bouwmeester, Johan De Meester, Eduard Verkade
Peace Hotel (1995)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A retired old west killer sets up a hotel for vagrants and wayward souls called Peace Hotel. When a woman with a gang on her tail attempts to hide there the owner of the hotel must revert to his old ways to protect his hotel.

Director: Ka-Fai Wai
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Cecilia Yip, Ho Chin
Treasure Hunt (1994)
Action | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A C.I.A. agent is assigned to go to Beijing to look for a hidden "treasure," which turns out to be a woman who has supernatural powers, and is the National Treasure of China.

Director: Jeffrey Lau
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Chien-Lien Wu, Yu Tsai
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A father's ex-girlfriend resurfaces after a 10-year absence wanting to take her son away from him. With his world shattered, he must decide between what is best for his son and his own future happiness.

Director: Johnnie To
Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Sylvia Chang, Kun-Hsuan Huang
Pygmalion (1935)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Professor Higgins determines to transform an uneducated flower-girl into a great lady.

Director: Erich Engel
Stars: Jenny Jugo, Gustaf Gründgens, Anton Edthofer
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Yun-Fat Chow ... Locomotive (as Chow Yun Fat)
Anita Mui ... Anita
Nina Li Chi ... Lychee
Siu-Fung Wong ... Fong
Ching Wong ... See
Wah Yuen ... Communist watcher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwan-Min Cheng
Man-Ha Cheng Man-Ha Cheng
Szu-Ying Chien ... (as Mama Hung)
Leng-Leng Ho Leng-Leng Ho ... (as Ling-Ling Ho)
Lan Law
Elizabeth Lee ... Fiona
Yik-Sang Luk Yik-Sang Luk
Johnny Mak
Anders Nelsson ... Mr. Gladyman
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Hakka

Release Date:

30 July 1988 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Gung chi doh ching See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Remake of Pygmalion (1938) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
My Fair Ladykiller
14 May 2010 | by rcoates-661-22249See all my reviews

You probably never thought you'd see Chow Yun Fat happily eating feces, did you? Well, that and more awaits you in The Greatest Lover, a sweet but decidedly lowbrow Hong Kong take on My Fair Lady, with Chow playing the ill-mannered lout transformed into a suave society man and Anita Mui playing his frustrated etiquette/elocution instructor.

Rarely has such a big star so totally debased himself for your entertainment, so you comedy fans owe it to Chow Yun Fat to check out his off-the-wall performance. And for those who manage to endure the juvenile humor, there really is a touching story of love and friendship waiting to be discovered here.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed