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Dou sing (1990)

A man discovers that his dumb, lovable nephew can see through objects and decides to unleash him into the world of gambling.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Chow Sing Cho / 'The Saint of Gamblers' (as Sing-chi Chow)
... Blackie Tat (as Mang-tat Ng)
Man Cheung ... Yee Mong / 'Beautiful Dream'
... Ping (as Kwan-yue Ng)
... Wong Hung Kwong / 'The King of Gamblers' (as Pui Chun)
Yuen-Yan Lo ... Luk
... Fishy Shing (as Kwai Yuen)
... Chung Chan (as Chun-wai Lau)
Yeung-Ming Wan ... Billy (as Yeung-ming Wan)
Sheila Chan ... Ying (as Suk-lan Chan)
Ka-Sang Cheng ... Rascal (as Ka-sung Cheng)
Miu Ting Kong ... Rascal
Szu-Ying Chien ... Sword-wielding old woman (as Tsi-Ang Chin)
Mei-Yee Sze ... Reporter
Ching Wai ... Hung's Men
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Sing, a dumb, lovable mainlander with supernatural powers comes to China to visit his uncle Tat. When it's revealed that Sing can see through objects, Tat employs him as "The Saint of Gamblers," and proceeds to set him loose in the gambling world. Written by FrankRizzo

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18 August 1990 (Hong Kong)  »

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First Movie to ever cross the HK$ 40 million(HK$41,326,156.00) mark in Hong Kong box office. See more »

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Referenced in Jing gu jyun ga (1991) See more »

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Probably Stephen Chow's signature movie.
8 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is probably Stephen Chow's signature movie, where he plays Chow Sing Cho, a Mainland nephew who visits his Uncle Tat (Man Tat Ng) in Hong Kong and is being encouraged by him to enter the gambling world. Cho possesses supernatural powers that enable him to see through objects, thus, Tat thinks this would be a good strategy for Cho to score some big gambling wins to him get out of being poor.

Co-directed by nonsensical comedy buff Jeffrey Lau, this film actually has a well mixture of action and drama, from Cho running into the Hong Kong Triads to him attempting to learn the real reason beyond his powers. There is also a good dose of slapstick comedy courtesy of Man Tat Ng and Sandra Ng, who plays the funny Ping, the love interest of Coren Yuen's character. It's a good thing the slapstick stuff doesn't get annoying that will leave a bad aftertaste. In addition, thrown in the beautiful Sharla Cheung and a host of other familiar faces in Hong Kong cinema (Paul Chun, Yuen-yan Lo and Sheila Chan), you'll get a good rush of entertainment.

The plot goes at a fairly fast pace from start finish and all the card playing, triad stuff (wished the villain was utilized more, though), Kung-Fu action and comic humor make this an entertaining film.

Grade B+


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