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The Great Pretenders (1991)

Qian wang 1991 (original title)
A team of con-artists gang up to pull a big one over on a mean gang boss, all in the name charity.

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Ronny Yu
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Credited cast:
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung ... Snake Wai (as Tony Chiu Wai Leung)
Raymond Pak-Ming Wong ... Wong Seung Chin
Simon Yam ... Yam Sai Sung
Amy Yip ... Yip Mei Mei
Teddy Robin Kwan ... Mr. Giant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chi-Hung Chan Chi-Hung Chan
Chi-Shing Chan
Joanna Chan Joanna Chan ... Monica
Sai-Tang Chan Sai-Tang Chan
Tat-Kwong Chan
Paul Cheung Paul Cheung
Pinky Cheung
Chai Cho Chai Cho
Kuo-Chung Chou Kuo-Chung Chou
Yat-Hung Chu Yat-Hung Chu
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A team of con-artists gang up to pull a big one over on a mean gang boss, all in the name charity.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

16 May 1991 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Great Pretenders See more »

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