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The Fun, the Luck & the Tycoon (1990)

Gat seng gung ziu (original title)
A remake of the 1988 American comedy film, Coming to America.

Director:

Johnnie To

Writer:

Dik Hoi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yun-Fat Chow ... Lam Bo Sun / Mr. Stink (as Chow Yun Fat)
Sylvia Chang ... Hung Leung Yuk
Nina Li Chi ... Cindy Chan
Lawrence Cheng ... Jim Hsu
Yu Ha ... Mr. Hung (as Yee Ha)
Goon Chung Wong ... Lam Bo Sun's Coworker in Restaurant (as Beyond)
Ka-Kui Wong ... Lam Bo Sun's Coworker in Restaurant (as Beyond)
Kar-Keung Wong ... Lam Bo Sun's Coworker in Restaurant (as Beyond)
Sai-Wing Yip ... Lam Bo Sun's Coworker in Restaurant (as Beyond)
Sun Wong ... Fatso
Man Huang ... Sun's Mother
Sha-Fei Ouyang ... Sun's Aunt
Fung Woo ... Cheung
Leng-Leng Ho Leng-Leng Ho ... Rocky's Girlfriend
Ging Man Fung ... Doctor
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A remake of the 1988 American comedy film, Coming to America.

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

18 January 1990 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Golden Guy See more »

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Production Co:

Cinema City See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Fizzy comedy.
8 August 1999 | by leighmSee all my reviews

A broad comedy that is as sweet and fizzy as soda pop. Not something on which to base your film diet, but a fun addition.

Chow Yun-Fat plays the richest man in Hong Kong who is not pleased with the arranged marriage with a shallow socialite which awaits him in just a few weeks. Leaving behind everything on a whim, he journeys out into the world and gets a job as a bus boy at a noodle restaurant and finds the girl of his dreams.

Not much plot, but some funny scenes and Chow Yun-Fat has rarely looked cuter. A good candidate for rental; probably not a movie you'll want to see over and over.

Be sure to look for CYF in a small role as Stink the taxi driver. One of the highlights of the film, especially since this was one job which Chow actually had before he became a superstar.


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