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Finding Mr. Right (2013)

Bei Jing yu shang Xi Ya Tu (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 21 March 2013 (China)
A woman from Beijing, pregnant with the child of her rich married boyfriend flies to Seattle in order to deliver the baby. There she meets another Chinese immigrant man working as a driver, even as she finds her life beginning to change.

Director:

Xiaolu Xue

Writer:

Xiaolu Xue (as Xiao Lu Xue)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Wei Tang ... JiaJia
Xiubo Wu ... Frank
Hai-Qing Hai-Qing ... Joe
Hongmei Mai ... Moon
Elaine Jin ... Mrs. Huang
Yiwei Liu Yiwei Liu ... Lao Zhong
Wang Qian Wang Qian ... Mrs. Zhong
Li Qi Hong Li Qi Hong ... Dr. Tong
Jessica Song Jessica Song ... Julie
Monica Song Monica Song ... Julie
Rene Wang ... Linda
Tom Jones Tom Jones ... Richard
Sotos Petrides Sotos Petrides ... Priest
Yee Tong Yee Tong ... Joe's Girlfriend (as Yi Tong)
Brad Harder ... Father Donor
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City girl Jiajia is traveling to Seattle to give birth to the son who's going to help her win over her rich, married boyfriend. Armed with his unlimited credit card and the singular goal of bringing a little U.S. citizen back to Beijing, Jiajia knows how to play this game of modern love. But when Jiajia arrives in Seattle, the city which inspired her favorite movie Sleepless in Seattle, nothing goes right: she's stuck sharing a small house with two other pregnant ladies, she has trouble reaching her boyfriend on the phone, and eventually, even the credit card stops working. To top that off, the only person willing to spend time with her is her driver Frank. Frank is the opposite of everything she ever wanted in a man... or could he be exactly the kind of guy she really needs? Written by Se7enboy7

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Comedy | Romance

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Quotes

Julie: So that is love?
JiaJia: This is just some story made up by screenwriters with the evil intention of beguiling you little girls.
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A decent romantic comedy offered by the Chinese film industry
17 May 2013 | by YJLcoolSee all my reviews

Finding Mr. Right is a decent, well-executed romantic comedy that stands out among many China film productions. It's smart, occasionally funny at times, and surprisingly touching, drawing numerous references from the classic romantic comedy, 'Sleepless in Seattle', which influences the film's climax.

It's charming and somewhat delightful to watch the lead female character, Jia Jia's personal transformation from a spoilt, obnoxious, stubborn, high maintenance, materialistic, hateful woman to a down-to-earth, caring and admirable grown mother. It's a strong character that requires good performance, which Tang Wei delivers with her charming presence.

Finding Mr. Right offers nothing new in the genre and it may certainly look common or feels like any romantic comedies out there by others, but the solid storytelling,convincing love chemistry between the two lead characters allow it to shine. It's a significant improvement, or possibly a breakthrough for the Chinese film industry.


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Country:

China | Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | English | Min Nan

Release Date:

21 March 2013 (China) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,430, 10 November 2013

Gross USA:

$6,945

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,112,033
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2.35 : 1
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