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Lucky Stars Go Places (1986)

Zui jia fu xing (original title)
Kidstuff has been asked by the police to investigate a case of international ammunition trade between two gangs. One of the gangs is the Japanese Yakuza in possession of stolen diamonds, ... See full summary »

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Karl Maka ...
Albert
Sylvia Chang ...
Quito
Kent Cheng ...
Fat Cat
Alan Tam ...
Top Dog
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Lambo
Anthony Chan ...
Long Legs
Billy Lau ...
Lib-Bogen
Maria Tung Ling ...
Yum Yum
Tat-Wah Cho ...
Supt. Walter Tsao
Tetsuya Matsui ...
Yukio Fushime
Ching Wong ...
Inspector Wong
James Tien ...
Lambo's Commander
Stanley Sui-Fan Fung ...
Rawhide (as Shui-Fan Fung)
Richard Woo ...
Sandy (as Richard Ng)
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Kidstuff has been asked by the police to investigate a case of international ammunition trade between two gangs. One of the gangs is the Japanese Yakuza in possession of stolen diamonds, and the other is a group of terrorists with a stockpile of ammunition.

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This movie title is combination of Sammo Hung's Lucky Stars Series and Karl Maka's Go Place Series. See more »

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The fourth entry in the 'Lucky Stars' series and very much the worst too.
25 August 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

First off no Jackie Chan or Biao Yuen. Secondly, apart from Sammo Hung, the original 'lucky stars' appear for only five minutes. Which is just as well as this is a real turkey. It's a pity Samo didn't have the same foresight as the others.

Basically it's the same plot as the other films in the series. The police mess up an undercover operation, so bizarrely they turn to Samo Hung and his unlawful for help. It's still unclear why the police would recruit five con men to help them. Samo asks his pals but they're not interested so he has to recruit five new lucky stars. Five hopeless policemen (including a young Andy Lau). They then proceed to share a house, bicker amongst themselves, a beautiful female cop moves in to train them whilst they play tricks on her to get her into bed.

This is supposed to be a comedy but it's mind-numbingly and shockingly unfunny. Jokes in bad taste like domestic violence against a wife, rape of a 50 year old housekeeper, a bizarre game of Russian roulette, even an Alsatian dog gets shot. It's pretty dire. The first half hour of the film is particularly painful watch. I cannot help but think Samo Hung must be throughly ashamed and embarrassed of this film.

The only two scenes worth watching is when we first meet Andy Lau during a combat training exercise in an abandoned building and the fight scene at the end with the young Japanese villain. Also a small scene where Samo has a fight in a padded cell.

Other than that this film is pure garbage.


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