Royal Tramp

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  • R
  • 1992
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 7.1  (4,134)

Royal Tramp is a 1992 action-comedy film from Hong Kong. The movie is based on the popular novel by Jin Yong, and it stars Stephen Chow as the lovable and irreverent protagonist, Wei Xiaobao. The story takes place during the reign of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty. Wei Xiaobao starts off as a street urchin, but he soon finds himself caught up in the middle of a power struggle between several factions vying for control of the government. Along the way, he meets various characters, including a group of beggars who take him under their wing, a beautiful palace maid named Shuang'er (played by Man Cheung), and a seductive assassin named Mu Jianping (played by Chingmy Yau).

Wei Xiaobao is a clever and resourceful young man who manages to get himself out of trouble using his quick wit and his silver tongue. He is a coward at heart, but he has a good heart and always tries to do the right thing, even if it means putting himself in danger.

Despite his humble beginnings, Wei Xiaobao has a talent for making friends in high places. He becomes embroiled in a plot to overthrow the emperor, but his loyalty is always in question. His allegiances shift several times throughout the movie, and it is never quite clear where his loyalties lie.

The movie is full of action, humor, and romance. The fight scenes are expertly choreographed, and Stephen Chow's comic timing is impeccable. The movie also has a strong female presence, with both Man Cheung and Chingmy Yau giving memorable performances.

Royal Tramp is a classic Hong Kong movie from the golden age of Hong Kong cinema. It is a fun and entertaining film that will appeal to fans of action-comedy movies. The characters are well-developed, and the plot is engaging and full of twists and turns. The movie ends on a bit of a cliffhanger, leaving the door open for a sequel.

Overall, Royal Tramp is a must-see movie for fans of Hong Kong cinema. It is a hilarious and action-packed ride that will keep you entertained from beginning to end. Stephen Chow gives a standout performance as Wei Xiaobao, and the supporting cast is equally impressive. If you enjoy movies that combine humor, action, and romance, then Royal Tramp is the perfect movie for you.

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    7.1  (4,134)