Killing Me Tenderly (1997)

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Lee Lik-chi directs this knockoff of the 1992 Whitney Houston smash The Bodyguard. Pop superstar Cindy (Sammi Cheng Sau-man) realizes that she needs some help when some loonball hurls a box full of live tarantulas at her during a PR appearance. She soon learns that she has received a number of threatening letters from a deranged fan, which were intercepted before they reached her hands. She hires Lai Su-kan (Leon Lai Ming), a bumpkin cop who moves to the city, looking for adventure. The only catch is that Lai must pretend to be homosexual, since the diva only hires gay bodyguards. Moreover, Lai, who previously was the leader of his village, is unaccustomed to working with a high-maintenance spoiled rock star. Inevitably as the crazed attack looms closer, Lai and Cindy fall in love.