Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (Ji ji) (Miracles) (Black Dragon) (1989)

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Movie Info

Jackie Chan's Hong Kong variation of Frank Capra's "A Pocketful of Miracles" set in the 1930s. Jackie plays a country boy who rescues a gang boss. Jackie becomes the head of a gang through the purchase of some lucky roses from an old lady. Jackie and a singer at the gang's nightclub try to do a good deed for the old rose-seller when her daughter comes to visit, all this while battling a rival gang.
Rating:
PG-13 (for action violence and some language)
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Art House & International , Comedy , Drama
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Critic Reviews for Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (Ji ji) (Miracles) (Black Dragon)

All Critics (5)

Jackie Chan's best movie. A wonderful heartwarming comedy story, and awesome fight scenes. A rope factory! What more could you ask for?

July 14, 2003
About.com

A good-spirited production that's certain to leave a smile on your face.

Full Review… | May 22, 2001
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Natural Born Viewers

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January 12, 2002
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Mr. Canton and Lady Rose (Ji ji) (Miracles) (Black Dragon)

½

A truly touching story about creating a little miracle everyday.

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

Super Reviewer

One of the few Chan movies that can stand on its own even if you excised the action sequences! Great period flavor of a 1930's gangster film is a faithful retelling of Frank Capra's Lady for a Day. Except with fistfights! Comedic situations and a musical number with the radiant Anita Mui occupy most of the screentime, but the few action set pieces are all among the best of Chan's career. In particular I love the fight in the tea room which features amazing choreography executed with balletic beauty & precision, and is funny to boot! Then there are the rickshaws and finally the incredible jaw-dropping & side-splitting battle at the rope factory. Now that's entertainment! Ranks #7 among my all-time favorite Jackie Chan flicks.

Doctor Strangeblog
Doctor Strangeblog

Super Reviewer

Jackie Chan makes a rare acknowledge of his own mortality by experimenting with higher drama quolient and some lovely sleight-of-hand in place of major stunts - the result is electrifying.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

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