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Rob-B-Hood (2006)

Bo bui gai wak (original title)
Thongs and Octopus accept a job from their landlord: kidnap a baby. Soon, the baby awakens strong paternal feelings in the two crooks, leading to complications when it comes to handing him over to his possibly crazy gang boss grandfather.

Director:

Benny Chan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Thongs
Michael Hui ... Landlord
Louis Koo ... Octopus
Charlene Choi ... Pak Yin
Biao Yuen ... Inspector Steve Mok
Yuanyuan Gao ... Melody
Teresa Carpio Teresa Carpio ... Landlady
Terence Yin ... Max
Conroy Chi-Chung Chan ... McDaddy
Andrew Lin ... Calvin
Ken Wong ... Debt Collector
Hiro Hayama ... 'Tokyo' Joe
Ken Lo ... Baldie (as Kenneth Low)
Cherrie Ying ... Li Man Yee
On-On Yu ... Mrs. Li
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Storyline

For never-do-well compulsive gambler Fong, there's only one thing more fearsome than debtors at his doorstep - having to coax a crying baby. But what if the baby becomes his golden goose to fend off his debtors? Can he overcome his phobia of diapers, milk bottles, and cloying lullabies? Written by Invisible Man

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This September! Crawl Baby crawl!


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Official Sites:

Official site [Hong Kong]

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

29 September 2006 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Robin-B-Hood See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,800,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,836,580
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(theatrical) | | (Extended Cut)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Over one hundred auditions were held before the suitable baby was found to appear in this movie. Benny Chan chose Matthew Medvedev, a one-year-old infant of Chinese and Colombian descent. Medvedev, known as "Baby Matthew", was literally recruited off the street when an assistant director spotted him with his parents on the MTR. Although his family was simply visiting Hong Kong, they agreed to stay and let Matthew appear in this movie. See more »

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It was shown in the bloopers during the end credits that when Jackie Chan hides the baby from the crazy landlady by tucking him under his shirt, honey was applied on his nipple to make the baby suck it. The honey can be seen on the baby's cheek during the third shot of baby inside Jackie Chan's shirt. See more »

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Overlong comedy about three men and a baby
24 November 2006 | by dbborroughsSee all my reviews

Latest Jackie Chan film is a wildly overly long (well over 2 hours) comedy action film about a trio of safe crackers who use the loot to fuel their addictions. When things take a turn for the worst the trio kidnaps a baby, the same one that they had saved earlier in the film. When one of the trio is hurt and thrown in jail after the getaway, the remaining two, Jackie Chan and Louis Koo must care for the kid. Of course they bond with the kid and of course circumstance provides for some death defying action sequences.

I really didn't care for this film. Sure its nice to see Jackie playing a semi-not so nice guy, but on the whole this is the sort of thing we've seen a dozen or so times before, and I'm not talking action. For me much of the film was past formulaic and into the cliché rut. How many films have their been about grown men with no baby experience taking care of infants? How many of them have gags stolen by this film? As for the action sequences they take a bit of a back seat to the comedy and the baby. Sure there are some nice bits, Jackie walking down the air conditioners and the car chase/crash are good little sequences but they too ring of things that have gone before. It could be argued that Jackie is getting up there, he's 52, but its not that what he's doing is bad its just that its a bit lifeless and repetitive when compared to his earlier films.

It also doesn't help that the film is paced so,leisurely that we feel every one of its 130 plus minutes. This is a movie in need of some real trimming.

A miss. Wait for cable.

4.5 out of 10, 5 out of 10 for IMDb purposes


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