Synopsis: A poor Chinese laborer learns important lessons after his son gets a strange new toy.
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Stephen Chow
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
  4 wins & 10 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min

Good morning, sir!

Dicky Chow!

Just Iook at yourself.

You're covered in dirt.

-I just--

-Don't move!

And don't give me the usual routine.

Why are you always so untidy?

What's the matter, Mr. Cao?

Explain yourself!

Let me talk to him.

Where did the dirt come from, Dicky?

Well, on my way to school,

I slipped and fell over.

Don't your mom or dad

bring you to school?

Mom died a long time ago

and Dad's very busy.

What does your dad do?

He's a coolie.

I'd like to meet him one day.

Would that be possible?

I don't think he has the time.

When he's available, then.

Will you let me know?

Go clean up before class starts.

Thanks, Miss Yuen.

I want to be a superstar.

-Like who?

-Nicole Kidman.

She gets $20 million for a movie.

I wouldn't mind being her either.

I want to be an entrepreneur.

What kind of business?

Any kind, as long as it's really big.

Big business always pays out.

Why not?

I want to be a poor person.


My dad says

if you have integrity...

...don't bullshit, don't fight,

and study really hard...

...then people will respect you

even if you're poor.


Don't come over here!

Put it down!

Go back to your seat!

The name of this amazing dog is CJ1.

It was developed jointly by U.S.,

French and German scientists.

Imagine! Jointly developed!

-Do you want a go?

-Yes, please.

Back off, loser!

There are only two in the world.

The U.S. president's daughter

has the other one.

-What are you doing?

-Eating noodles.

Stand up!

No matter how much you eat,

you are doomed to be a dwarf.

Now get lost!

The quality of the students

in this place gets worse every day.

What have we here, another alien?

-What are you doing?

-Eating rice.

You're just like a huge tub of lard.

Maybe you should

go see the doctor.

You eat so much.

It's horrible!

Someone call the police

to shoot this monster!

Eat to death! Giant monster!

What are you doing?

Bullies! Heroes don't hit women.

Not you again!

Ignore him.

Go away, poor boy.

We don't want you around.

Go away, poor boy.



You've been sent off the field too?


Did you forget your sneakers?

I brought them,

but I didn't wear them on purpose.


Because I wanted to be with you.

Are all your shoes like that?

Yes, they are.

My dad gets them from the dump.

Your dad's so nice.

He is, actually.

But I so much want a new pair...

...because I really love sports.

I'd like you to keep the old ones.


Then we'd be punished together,


Get that panel up there.


You. Hurry up.

You're no longer needed. Go home.

Hey, boss?

With it being so hot right now,

my son can't sleep.

I need to buy an electric fan.

Can't you keep me on?

You should be

paying me back instead.

I paid all the bills

when your wife got sick and died.

Look at yourself.

You'll die before your debts are repaid.

You're starving yourself so your son

can go to that fancy school.

If my son can go to public school,

why can't yours?

Well, I want him

to have opportunities.

I don't want him to end up like me.

But you have to have capability.

He's highly capable.

I'm talking about you, not him.

All you have is a casual job

with no prospects.

How are you going to cope?

-I can manage.

-You can't manage!

-I can.

-You can't!

I can manage.

Very well. Block B. Foundations.


If you want to die, I can't stop you.

Shame on you.

You're back.

Can we have dinner? I'm starving.

Just step back a bit.

-What's going on?

-Turn round.

Come here.


An electric fan!

That's so great! Is it real?

We finally have a fan!

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Stephen Chow

Stephen Chow Sing Chi (Chinese: 周星馳, born 22 June 1962) is a Chinese film director, actor, film producer, political adviser of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and martial artist. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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