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Winners & Sinners (1983)
"Qi mou miao ji: Wu fu xing" (original title)

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Fresh from prison, five friends try to stay crime free but inadvertently find themselves caught in a Triad war.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Teapot
John Sham ...
Curly (as John Shum)
Richard Ng ...
Exhaust Pipe
Charlie Chin ...
Vaseline
Shui-Fan Fung ...
Rookie
Cherie Chung ...
Shirley
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James Tien ...
Jack Tar
Philip Chan ...
Inspector
Paul Chang ...
Mr. Hope (as Cheung Chung)
Pat Ha ...
Tar's Daughter
Ching-Ying Lam ...
Butler Chan
Po Tai ...
Chai
Cecilia Yip ...
Ceci
John Cheung ...
Biu
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Five friends are released from prison and do their best to stay out trouble. Trying to mind their own business (and run their Five Star Cleaning Service), they are unfortunately caught up in a war between rival Triad gangs fighting for control of the counterfeit currency market. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence and some nudity | See all certifications »

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7 July 1983 (Hong Kong)  »

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5 Lucky Stars  »

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Vaseline: [does not think Shirley is a pretty girl] Actually, God is very fair. A beautiful lady can never cook. And a lady who can cook is never...
Shirley: [walks in, carrying a tray of food] Hi!
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Probably the most fun action movie I've ever seen
29 October 1999 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Wow. What a fantastic film. Okay, the story's been done in 100 other movies, but it's sure more entertaining than any of them. Yes, Jackie Chan's in it, but he only appears in about 1/4 of the film - the rest is up to Sammo Hung and his co-stars. The stunts and fight scenes are something to be proud of, as is the comedic touches in the script, which make it one of my favourite films of all time. Make sure you seek this one out at all costs.


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