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Second Time Around (2002)

Mou han fou wut (original title)
A young man goes to Las Vegas with his best friend to prove he can win big bucks. When he loses all of the money, he and his friend get help from a young woman who tells the man the story ... See full summary »

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Jeffrey Lau

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Jeffrey Lau
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ekin Cheng ... Ren Lee
Cecilia Cheung ... Tina Chow
Jonathan Ke Quan ... Sing Wong
Annamarie Ameera Annamarie Ameera ... Anna
Oliver Tan Oliver Tan ... Paul
John Wang John Wang ... Det. Luca
Alexander Fung Alexander Fung ... Jesus (Number One)
Johnny Koo ... Bobby
Lynne Langdon ... Bo Bo
Glen Pon Glen Pon ... David
David Quan David Quan ... Man in Jail
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roger Chico De Coster Roger Chico De Coster ... Prisoner Who Starts Riot
Andra Ohman Andra Ohman ... Ren's Friend
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A young man goes to Las Vegas with his best friend to prove he can win big bucks. When he loses all of the money, he and his friend get help from a young woman who tells the man the story of some special stones that are part of a legend involving time travel and parallel universes. When the trio get in a car accident, the young gambler is the only survivor. Pursued by a female detective, the two accidentally end up back in time on Christmas Day, where the gambler decides to make the wrong things right, and he also ends up falling in love with the detective. Written by Ninja01

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

11 January 2002 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Second Time Around See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Loopy time lines but humorous
16 November 2002 | by eddaxSee all my reviews

The movie itself is a confusing mess of time lines that probably has loopholes I missed because it lost me somewhere along the way. What saves this movie is its humor, some of its jokes even made me laugh out loud, a feat not easily done - I'm generally one for spontaneous humor and not set ups. The chemistry between the leads also helped warm me to their characters. Wished they downplayed the sci-fi bit and gave the talented Jonathan Ke Quan a bigger role. 7/10


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