ⓘ Pedicab Driver

                                     

ⓘ Pedicab Driver

Pedicab Driver is a 1989 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by and starring Sammo Hung, who portrays the leader of a crew of cycle rickshaw drivers in 1930s Macau. The movie features guest appearances by Eric Tsang, Corey Yuen and Lau Kar-leung. Warner Bros. has included the film in the catalogue of Warner Archive Collection.

                                     

1. Plot

Lo Tung Sammo Hung and his friend Malted Candy Max Mok, pedicab drivers working the streets of Macao, Lo Tung Falls in Love with Ping Nina Li Chi an employee of a Bakery and Malted Candy unknownly falls in Love with Hsaio Tsui Fennie Yuen who plays the role of Prostitute in this Movie. The problem is that both their objects of affection - one a baker, the other a prostitute - are working under cruel and lecherous bosses. Somehow, the pair must find a way to win the ladies hearts and free them from their unpleasant jobs.

                                     

2. Cast and roles

  • Billy Lau - Tan
  • James Mou - Keung
  • Dick Wei - Wei
  • Alfred Cheung - Jewelry Store Owner
  • Manfred Wong - Pork bun seller
  • Eddie Maher - Thug
  • Sammo Hung - Lo Tung
  • Chung Fat - Thug
  • Eric Tsang - Man with cleaver
  • Fennie Yuen - Hsiao-Tsui
  • Nina Li Chi - Ping
  • Lau Kar-leung - Boss of Gambling House as Kar Leung-Lau
  • Sun Yueh - Fang
  • Corey Yuen - Coolie as Kwai Yuen
  • John Shum - Master 5
  • Lam Ching-ying - Uncle Sheng
  • Billy Chow - Master 5s Man
  • Chan Lung - Coolie
  • Hsiao Hou - Master Fives Thug
  • Mang Hoi - Rice Pudding
  • Maria Cordero - Auntie
  • Max Mok - Mai Chien-Tang / Malted Candy
  • Lowell Lo - Shan Cha Cake
                                     

3. Reception

Box office

Pedicab Driver grossed $14.784.774 HKD at the Hong Kong box office.

In 2014, Time Out polled several film critics, directors, actors and stunt actors to list their top action films. Pedicab Driver was listed at 66th place on this list.