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From Beijing with Love (1994)

Gwok chaan Ling Ling Chat (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Thriller | 14 September 1994 (USA)
An incompetent 007-wannabe is sent to locate a stolen dinosaur skull.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Chow ... Ling Ling Chat
Anita Yuen ... Lee Heung Kam
Kar-Ying Law ... Tat Man Si (as Kar Ying Lau)
Kam-Kong Wong ... Commander Chan
Joe Cheng ... Killer with Metal Mouth
Pauline Chan ... Killer with Flame-Throwing Bra
Lik-Chi Lee ... Man about to be Executed
Johnny Tang Johnny Tang ... Man about to be Executed (as Siu Juen Dang)
See-Ho Leung See-Ho Leung ... Man about to be Executed
Yat-Fei Wong ... Man about to be Executed
Kin-Yan Lee Kin-Yan Lee ... Regent Motel's Manager
Rongguang Yu ... Ling Ling Yee
Sau-Ming Tsang Sau-Ming Tsang ... Man from Hunan
Chun Yip Chun Yip ... Deputy Commander Chan
Ming-Wah Koo Ming-Wah Koo ... Firing Squad Commander
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Storyline

After a giant dinosaur skull is stolen, the head of the Chinese secret police decides to assign the case to the force's most incompetent reject: a rural butcher who stands around all day drinking martinis (shaken, not stirred). With a trunkload of insanely useless gadgets and a contact who constantly tries to kill him, the young agent must locate the skull and find out just what is going on here. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Official Sites:

Hong Kong Cinemagic Gallery

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin | English

Release Date:

14 September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bons baisers de Pékin See more »

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Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The literal meaning of the Chinese title is "The Locally Produced 007". See more »

Goofs

When Ling Ling Chai is about to jump over the wall with his magic box, Siu Kam turns her back to him. Next shot is a close-up on the box on the floor, and Siu Kam is clearly standing opposite to him according to the position of her feet. Then we see her turning back to him. See more »

Quotes

Man: [Chai spits on a man's trouser leg] Is it your spit, mate?
Ling Ling Chai: [unapologetically] Oh right! You have a problem with it?
Man: No matter. Just wanted to make sure.
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A nice spoof on James Bond Stephen Chow style
18 July 2007 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

As many of Stephen Chow movies this movie is some sort of parody. This time James Bond has to answer. The way Stephen Chow makes fun of the perfect Bond is something you have to see for your selves. In stead of being a skilled shooter Stephen Chow is skilled in using a butcher knife. He has all sort of gadgets which aren't very useful. As a spoof it isn't entirely perfect. Most of the jokes were lost to me since you have to know Chinese to understand. The subtitles that came with the movie weren't good translations. The comedy in this movie isn't as visual as most of Stephen Chow's work but it is still funnier than other movies like this. There are some brilliant scenes that are typical of Stephen Chow's talent (as a comedian). This movie is nice enough but not quite up to the level of Chows's usual work. (I give this 6,5 out of 10)


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