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Boh lei chun (1999)

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A romantic girl travels to Hong Kong in search of certain love but instead meets a kind-hearted professional fighter for whom she begins to fall instead.

Director:

Vincent Kok

Writers:

Jackie Chan, Ivy Ho (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... C.N. Chan
Qi Shu ... Bu (as Shu Qi)
Tony Chiu-Wai Leung ... Albert (as Tony Leung)
Emil Chau ... L.W. Lo
Richie Jen ... Long-Yi (as Richie Ren)
Ken Lo ... Lo's Bodyguard
Sung Young Chen ... Bu's Father
Elaine Jin ... Bu's Mother
Bradley James Allan ... Alan
Tats Lau ... Chan's Assistant
Vincent Kok ... Man at Pier
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ... Airport Pickpocket
Sam Lee ... Robber
Kar-Ying Law ... Restaurant Manager
Stephen Chow ... H.K. Police Officer
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Storyline

A Taiwanese girl named Bu has just been proposed to. While pondering the proposal, she finds a message in a bottle which inspires her go to Hong Kong to meet the guy, Albert, who wrote the message. However, she finds out that Albert is gay. A successful playboy businessman CN, and Howie have been rivals in love and business since school days. Howie finds out that CN is dating his girl and also trying to take over his company. Howie tells his guys to teach CN a lesson. Bu happens to be there and saves CN, but decides to fake her identity and scheme to make him fall in love with her. In the meantime Howie, who wants to teach CN a humiliating lesson, hires a highly trained foreign fighter to beat him. Written by Wanfan

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Taglines:

She wanted adventure. In Hong Kong she found her match.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violent content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong | Taiwan

Release Date:

6 February 1999 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gorgeous See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (USA) (dubbed) | (USA) (English subtitled re-release)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film was originally conceived purely as a love story, with Chan as producer, but not as one of the cast. In order to secure actress Shu Qi, the script was re-written, and a role for Chan was created. This soon developed into a starring role, and elements of action crept in. See more »

Quotes

Bu: Who would give you a sense of security? You should give yourself the sense of security.
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Alternate Versions

The cut scenes include one with a Cameo by Stephen Chow (Xing-Chi Chiau) as a cop with his police dog. See more »

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User Reviews

 
Romantic Jackie Chan movie
31 July 2005 | by David-2181See all my reviews

This is a Jackie Chan movie with a difference, it is also a romantic film. The same Jackie trademarks are exhibited, the action scenes and the humour, but the romantic angle is fuller than in his other films. The storyline is based on an old concept, a message in a bottle, but updated. The characters are well chosen and believable. The action scenes are up to Jackies usual standard with plenty of humour mixed in. I really enjoyed this movie as it caters for all the included genres equally. For those who enjoy purely action films stick to Bruce Lee or John Woo. It was not the best romantic comedy I have ever seen, but this is one of the best films that span several genres in equal amounts. Awarded an 8 but perhaps should have been a 9 for its successful mix of styles.


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