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Qi ji (1989)

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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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Credited cast:
... 'Charlie' Cheng Wah Kuo
... Luming Yang
... Madam Kao (as Yah-Leh Gui)
... Tiger
... Uncle Hai
... Tung
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Reporter #1
Anthony Carpio ... One of Tiger Lo's men
Anthony Chan ... Reporter #2
Ching-Wan Chan
Joanna Chan
Kwok Kuen Chan ... Chen Wah's Man
Sai-Tang Chan ... Rope Factory Worker
Tat-Kwong Chan ... Rope Factory Worker
Wai-Yue Chan ... Lady Rose's Friend
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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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"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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15 June 1989 (Hong Kong)  »

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Mr. Canton and Lady Rose  »

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HKD 64,000,000 (estimated)
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According to Bey Logan's audio commentary on the Region 2 DVD released by Hong Kong Legends, Edward Tang introduced Chan to Frank Capra's film Pocketful of Miracles (1961). After seeing it, Chan was influenced to produce a film with a 1930s setting. See more »

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Version of Lady for a Day (1933) See more »

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Sweet, sweet movie!
20 June 2001 | by See 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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