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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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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 Anthony Chan ... Reporter #2
Ching-Wan Chan Ching-Wan Chan
Joanna Chan Joanna Chan
Kwok Kuen 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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"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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Runtime:

| (DVD) | (USA)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Siu-Tin Lai: composer and actor appeared as Felon in Police Station. See more »

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References Lady for a Day (1933) See more »

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One of the Jackie's best movies.

The movie is absolutely great.The story , fights , stunts - everything is great.And of course this movie have a great cast.Jackie and Anita Mui great movie duet.In this movie you find a really interesting story with great play of every actor on stage.Action , humor and stunts - all in one piece.If you ask yourself "it is really that great" - YEAH IT IS !!!!!!!.It really looks like everybody in this one work really , really hard.If you search for great movie - you find it here.I don't need to tell you anything else because this is absolutely must have movie for everyone not just for Jackie's fans.One more time - watch it , love it , then watch it again.


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