Curry and Pepper

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Curry and Pepper
Golden Collection DVD cover
Traditional 咖喱辣椒
Simplified 咖喱辣椒
Mandarin Gālí Làjiāo
Cantonese Gaa3 Lei1 Laat6 Ziu1
Directed by Blackie Ko
Produced by Peter Chan
Written by James Yuen
Starring Jacky Cheung
Stephen Chow
Ann Bridgewater
Eric Tsang
Music by Richard Lo
Cinematography Andrew Lau
Edited by Chan Kei-hop
Movie Impact
Distributed by Newport Entertainment
Release date
  • 24 May 1990 (1990-05-24)
Running time
96 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$15,777,856

Curry and Pepper is a 1990 Hong Kong action comedy film directed by Blackie Ko and starring Jacky Cheung and Stephen Chow. This film is Cheung and Chow's second film collaboration after the 1988 film, Faithfully Yours.


Curry and Pepper are two CID detectives that do not take their jobs seriously. When newspaper reporter Joey Law decides to film a documentary about daily police life, she chooses to film Curry and Pepper. As Curry and Pepper fight for Joey's affection, their friendship is seriously jeopardized. Eventually, the two reconcile and work together to take down a vicious hit man named Abalone.


Jacky Cheung as Curry (Wong Ka-lei)
Stephen Chow as Pepper (Chiu Man-keung)
Blackie Ko as Abalone
John Shum as Chin Wontons
Barry Wong as Chief Inspector Chow
Fruit Chan as Kuo
Eric Tsang as Ten
Ann Bridgewater (sv) as Joey Law
Chow Mei-yan as Anna
Michael Dinga as Chief Inspector Ma
Billy Ching as Dog
Fung Yuen-chi as General
Lau Yuk-kei as General's killer
Szeto Chi-keung as General's killer
Garry Chan as Druggy Ma Chen
Cheung Ying-wah as Drug Addict Chuen
Yeung Wan-king as Bearded burglar

Box office[edit]

This film grossed HK$15,777,856 in its theatrical run in Hong Kong from 24 May to 29 June 1990.

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