Scared Stiff (1987 film)

Scared Stiff (Chinese: 小生夢驚魂) is a 1987 Hong Kong comedy thriller film directed by Lau Kar-wing and starring Eric Tsang, Chow Yun-fat and Michael Miu.[1][2][3][4]

Scared Stiff
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Directed byLau Kar-wing
Screenplay bySzeto Cheuk-hon
Story byWong Ying-kit
Ng Kam-hung
Produced bySammo Hung
StarringEric Tsang
Chow Yun-fat
Michael Miu
Emily Chu
Anita Mui
CinematographyChan Kwong-hung
Edited byPeter Cheung
Music byDanny Chung
Anders Nelsson
Alastair Monteith-Hodge
The Melody Bank
Production
companies
Bo Ho Films Co, Ltd
Paragon Films Ltd
Movie Impact
Release date
  • 6 March 1987 (1987-03-06)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryHong Kong
LanguageCantonese
BudgetHK$7,385,307

This film has been seen as a Hong Kong take-off on the plot of the 1987 US thriller Dreamscape. A psychiatrist donates his time to help the mentally ill street people of Hong Kong. A reporter who hears about his activities accompanies him on his rounds.

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  1. ^ 黃亮 (24 March 1987). "《小生梦惊魂》梦中查案有点奇趣" ["Scared Stiff": Investigating the case in a dream is quirky]. Lianhe Zaobao (in Chinese). p. 31. Retrieved 22 August 2021 – via NewspaperSG. Ministry of Communications and Information.
  2. ^ 逽儿 (24 May 1987). "《小生梦惊魂》" ["Scared Stiff"]. Lianhe Zaobao (in Chinese). p. 31. Retrieved 22 August 2021 – via NewspaperSG. Ministry of Communications and Information.
  3. ^ "曾志偉發表大計,周潤發喜演反派" [Eric Tsang announces big plans, Chow Yun-fat is happy to play the villain]. Wah Kiu Yat Po (in Chinese). 25 February 1987. p. 21. Retrieved 22 August 2021 – via Hong Kong Public Libraries.
  4. ^ "《小生夢驚魂》有損形象,曾華倩被無綫教訓" ["Scared Stiff" is detrimental to its image, and Margie Tsang is taught a lesson by wireless]. Wah Kiu Yat Po (in Chinese). 6 April 1987. p. 15. Retrieved 22 August 2021 – via Hong Kong Public Libraries.

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