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A country boy becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. He and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old lady when her daughter comes to visit.

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Jackie Chan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jackie Chan ... 'Charlie' Cheng Wah Kuo
Anita Mui ... Luming Yang
Ah-Lei Gua ... Madam Kao (as Yah-Leh Gui)
Chun Hsiung Ko ... Tiger
Wu Ma ... Uncle Hai
Bill Tung ... Tung
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kenny Bee ... Reporter #1
Anthony Carpio Anthony Carpio ... One of Tiger Lo's men
Anthony Chan ... Reporter #2
Ching-Wan Chan Ching-Wan Chan
Joanna Chan Joanna Chan
Kwok Kuen Chan ... Chen Wah's Man
Sai-Tang Chan Sai-Tang Chan ... Rope Factory Worker
Tat-Kwong Chan Tat-Kwong Chan ... Rope Factory Worker
Wai-Yue Chan Wai-Yue Chan ... Lady Rose's Friend
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Storyline

Jackie Chan's Hong Kong variation of Frank Capra's "A Pocketful of Miracles" set in the 1930s. Jackie plays a country boy who rescues a gang boss. Jackie becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. Jackie and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old rose-seller when her daughter comes to visit, all this while battling a rival gang. Written by Ronald Strong <rs080455@pacbell.net>

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Taglines:

"Overwhelmingly wonderful", "Nothing short of miraculous...a must see" - The Hollywood Reporter


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Rated PG-13 for violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

15 June 1989 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Mr. Canton and Lady Rose See more »

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Budget:

HKD 64,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to Producer Bey Logan's audio commentary on the Region 2 DVD released by Hong Kong Legends, Screenwriter Edward Tang introduced Jackie Chan to Frank Capra's movie Pocketful of Miracles (1961). After seeing it, Chan was influenced to produce a movie with a 1930s setting. See more »

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Sweet, sweet movie!
20 June 2001 | by rutt13-1See all my reviews

This is terrific! One of his most lush, great looking, and well-directed (by himself) films, "Miracles" is engaging, charming and absolutely likable! The humor's perfect, along with the setting, and the cast is wonderful! The fighting, though less prevalent, is in my opinion some of his best work! This one pays great attention to story and detail, and not only is it very entertaining, it's really pretty beautiful to look at, as well....


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