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The Gigolo (2015)

Aap wong (original title)
The life of a Hong Kong gigolo named Fung, who started with nothing and now has everything.


Cheuk Man Au


Cheuk Man Au




Credited cast:
Dominic Ho Dominic Ho ... Fung
Candy Ka-Man Yuen Candy Ka-Man Yuen ... Michelle (as Candy Yuen)
Jeana Ho Jeana Ho ... Chloe
Hazel Tong Hazel Tong ... Yoyo
Winnie Leung ... Belle
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wing-Yu Cheung Wing-Yu Cheung ... (as Gloria Cheung)
Nancy Chow Nancy Chow ... Customer (as Nancy Zhou)
Wong Chun-Tong Wong Chun-Tong ... Shing
Jolie Fan Jolie Fan ... Jolie
Kai-Wa Ho ... So
Tony Ho ... Ben
Elena Kong ... Hung
Angel Koo Angel Koo ... Lady on yacht
Angelina Lo Angelina Lo ... Jane
Ronan Pak Ronan Pak ... Chris


Dominic Ho stars as Ho Kui-Fung, a well-hung young man who starts working at the gigolo club owned by his cousin Hung (Elena Kong) after being expelled from school. Fung starts as a janitor but his innocent looks make him a favorite of club regulars, including Yoyo (Hazel Tong) and Michelle (Candy Yuen), the latter of whom brings Fung to her yacht for a many-housewives-on-a-single-gigolo action. Fung feels demeaned but after some training from Abson, he overcomes his insecurities to become the best gigolo ever. Seriously, he soon has the hard-to-please Yoyo eating out of his palm, plus Michelle now wants him exclusively.

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A pointless sleaze fest...
24 January 2021 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

Yeah, that's going to be a no. Just no.

When I sat down to watch the 2015 Hong Kong movie "The Gigolo" (aka "Aap wong"), I was under the impression that it was a a romantic comedy/drama, as that is what it was listed as here on IMDb. Little did I know that I was in for what was essentially a pointless movie of sleazy softcore porn.

Yeah, that is exactly what this movie turned out to be. And had I known that prior to watching it, I would most likely have skipped it. But hey, there is an audience out there for movies such as this, I just wasn't in that audience.

Needless to say that you will not find any Hong Kong celebrity names on the cast list for a movie such as this. And I have seen quite a lot of Hong Kong movies in my time, but I wasn't familiar with a single of the actors or actresses on the cast list in this movie, aside from Elena Kong. But she isn't really a major name in the Hong Kong cinema.

The storyline in "The Gigolo" is about a young student whom is apparently so well-endowed that animals would be envious of him, and as he drops out of school he has to resort to working as a gigolo in order to support his mother and himself.

Sure, the storyline could just as easily have been a romantic comedy, but it just went overboard and became tacky, sleazy softcore porn. And I wasn't impressed. In fact, I managed to sit through 49 minutes of the ordeal, then I was ready to claw my eyes out. I got up and turned off the movie, never to return to watch the rest of it, much less actually sit down to watch part II.

I was not entertained in any way by this movie, although I am rating it a three out of ten stars, and that is solely because of the production level of the movie. The movie definitely had that working in its favor.

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