The Magnificent Scoundrels

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The Magnificent Scoundrels
Film poster
Traditional 情聖
Simplified 情圣
Mandarin Qíng Shèng
Cantonese Cing4 Sing3
Directed by Lee Lik-chi
Produced by Danny Lee
Karl Maka
Screenplay by Edward Leung Yiu-ming
Lee Lik-chi (李力持)
Story by Wellington Fung
Chan kwok-tse
Ma Chang-yat
Starring Stephen Chow
Teresa Mo
Tien Niu
Amy Yip
Wu Ma
Roy Cheung
Yuen Wah
Mimi Chu
Karl Maka
Sandra Ng
Music by Richard Lo
Cinematography Abdul Rumjohnn
Edited by Ma Cheung-yiu
Magnum Films
Cinema City & Films Co.
Cinema City Enterprises]]
Distributed by Golden Princess Amusement
Release date
10 October 1991 (1991-10-10)
Running time
96 min
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese
Box office HK$16,548,021

The Magnificent Scoundrels (情聖) is a 1991 Hong Kong comedy film directed by Lee Lik-chi and starring Stephen Chow, Teresa Mo, Tien Niu, Amy Yip, Wu Ma, Roy Cheung, Yuen Wah and Mimi Chu, with special appearances by Karl Maka and Sandra Ng.


Romeo (Stephen Chow) is a mediocre con artist who crosses paths with Betsy Kwan (Teresa Mo), a fellow con artist. Together they impersonate various people and create numerous schemes to make money. Meanwhile, gangsters are making a scheme of their own.

Cast and roles[edit]

  • Stephen Chow as Romeo / Ching Sing
  • Teresa Mo as Betsy Kwan
  • Tien Niu as Ping
  • Amy Yip as Apple / Bor-bor
  • Wu Ma as Fatt
  • Roy Cheung as Brother Tai-te
  • Yuen Wah as Brother Wah
  • Mimi Chu as Black magic master
  • Karl Maka as Master (special appearance)
  • Sandra Ng as Jenny Chen (special appearance)
  • Gabriel Wong as Driver in car accident
  • Kwai Chung as Arm-wrestler
  • Chan Yuet-yue as One of Master's wives

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