Pedicab Driver

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Pedicab Driver
Pedicab Driver.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Sammo Hung
Produced by Sammo Hung
Written by Barry Wong
Starring Sammo Hung
Lau Kar-leung
Max Mok
Billy Chow
Distributed by Bojon Films
Release date
24 February 1989 (1989-02-24)
Running time
94 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Portuguese
Box office HK$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.

Plot[edit]

Lo Tung (Sammo Hung) and his friend Malted Candy (Max Mok), pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, Lo Tung Falls in Love with Ping (Nina Li Chi) an empolyee of a Bakery and Malted Candy unknownly falls in Love with Hsaio Tsui (Fennie Yuen) who plays the role of Prostitute in this Movie. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. Somehow, the pair must 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.[1]

In 2014, Time Out polled several film critics, directors, actors and stunt actors to list their top action films.[2] Pedicab Driver was listed at 66th place on this list.[3]

Availability[edit]

Long out-of-print on VHS and LD, it's now currently available on DVD through Warner Archive.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hong Kong Film Archive
  2. ^ "The 100 best action movies". Time Out. Retrieved November 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ "The 100 best action movies: 70-61". Time Out. November 3, 2014. Retrieved November 7, 2014. 

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