Crazy Stone

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  • 2006
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 7.6  (4,446)

Crazy Stone is a Chinese crime-comedy film released in 2006, directed by award-winning director Ning Hao. It follows a group of individuals wrestling over a precious jade stone that holds immense value. The movie is a clever blend of criminal intrigue and humorous characters, making it a delightful watch. The story is set in the Chinese city of Chongqing, where an infamous gangster, Brother Guang, has just been released from prison. Guang starts assembling his criminal team to conduct the heist of a lifetime. Meanwhile, a group of underdog con artists that include an aspiring Internet cafe owner, a barber, and a clueless jewelry salesman, all band together to claim the same prize. The three cons have formed an unlikely trio to take advantage of Guang's robbery plans and make a quick buck.

The gang's target is the Green Diamond, which has an enormous value and is owned by a despot businessman who is obsessed with its beauty. Guang's team plans to steal it from the businessman's office, but the con artists see an opportunity to get the diamond before Guang's gang can steal it. Thus, the race for the jewel begins, and it becomes a tug of war in which both sides try to outwit the other to claim the prize.

As the story progresses, the two teams' playful competition for the diamond begins to turn deadly, and the film's tone turns darker. The dialogues are witty and peppered with hilarious punchlines. The performances are top-notch, with Tao Guo, Teddy Lin, and Hua Liu delivering unforgettable portrayals of their respective characters.

One standout aspect of Crazy Stone is its cinematography. The movie uses a combination of handheld and stationary camera work to create a sense of urgency and action during the heist scenes. The camera follows the characters through rapidly changing situations and gives the viewers a front-row seat into the characters' minds.

Overall, Crazy Stone is an enjoyable and intriguing movie that blends action, comedy, and suspense in the perfect proportions. It never takes itself too seriously and offers a fresh perspective on the heist genre. Without giving up the ending, the film's ending is an unexpected twist that leaves the audience guessing until the last minute.

In conclusion, if you're looking for an entertaining, funny, and clever crime film with an engaging storyline, look no further than Crazy Stone.

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    1 hr 38 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (4,446)