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This Is Not What I Expected (2017)

Xi huan ni (original title)
TV-PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 5 May 2017 (USA)
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An obsessive CEO of a company meets a ragged chef by chance. They are drawn closer together because of their love for delicacies, yet their personalities clash big time.

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Derek Hui
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Credited cast:
Takeshi Kaneshiro ... Lu Jin
Dongyu Zhou ... Gu Shengnan
Yi-zhou Sun ... Meng Xinjie
Ming Xi ... Xu Zhaodi
Kuo-Chu Chang ... Jin's Father
Tony Yo-ning Yang ... Cheng Ziqian
Chi-Ling Lin ... Lu Jin's Personal Chef
Xiaosong Gao ... Gao Fushuai
Yingjun Zhao Yingjun Zhao ... Policeman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hai Tong Hai Tong
Xinqi Zhang Xinqi Zhang
Xinyao Zhang Xinyao Zhang
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An obsessive CEO of a company meets a ragged chef by chance. They are drawn closer together because of their love for delicacies, yet their personalities clash big time.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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The movie is adapted from the novel "Finally I Get You" written by Lan Bai Se. See more »

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When I Love You
Composed by Kwong Wing Chan
Lyrics by Han Han
Performed by Cheer Chen
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Food and love
7 May 2020 | by clinluoSee all my reviews

I watched it again, I still like it very much, it is really well made. Food, color, and the character's character are also closely related to these two instincts, blending to tell stories. The food knowledge is very interesting. The so-called Hollywood sentence "watching a movie, learning a knowledge", even more rare is that the food participates in the plot, assisting the plot and characters. The type of Chinese chick movie, this one will definitely be in the forefront.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

China

Release Date:

5 May 2017 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$135,252, 7 May 2017

Gross USA:

$337,670

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,996,615
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