Pedicab Driver

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Pedicab Driver
Pedicab Driver.jpg
Film poster
Directed bySammo Hung
Written byBarry Wong
Produced bySammo Hung
Starring
Distributed byBojon Films
Release date
  • 24 February 1989 (1989-02-24)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryHong Kong
Languages
Box officeHK$14,784,774

Pedicab Driver (Chinese: 群龍戲鳳; Cantonese Yale: Kwan lung hei fung) is a 1989 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by and starring Sammo Hung, who portrays the leader of a crew of cycle rickshaw drivers in 1930s Macau. The movie features guest appearances by Eric Tsang, Corey Yuen and Lau Kar-leung. Warner Bros. has included the film in the catalogue of Warner Archive Collection.[1]

Plot[edit]

Lo Tung and his friend Malted Candy are pedicab drivers working the streets of Macau. Lo Tung falls in love with a baker named Ping and Malted Candy falls in love with a prostitute named Hsaio Tsui. The problem is that both of the objects of their affection are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. The pair must somehow find a way to win the ladies' hearts and free them from their unpleasant jobs.

Cast and roles[edit]

Reception[edit]

Box office[edit]

Pedicab Driver grossed $14,784,774 HKD at the Hong Kong box office.[2]

In 2014, Time Out polled several film critics, directors, actors and stunt actors to list their top action films.[3] Pedicab Driver was listed at 66th place on this list.[4]

Availability[edit]

Long out-of-print on VHS and LD, it's now currently[when?] available on DVD through Warner Archive.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". www.wbshop.com. Archived from the original on 19 November 2019. Retrieved 12 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Hong Kong Film Archive
  3. ^ "The 100 best action movies". Time Out. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  4. ^ "The 100 best action movies: 70-61". Time Out. 3 November 2014. Retrieved 7 November 2014.

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