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When Fortune Smiles (1990)
"Wu di xing yun xing" (original title)

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Wei
Kau Lam ...
Chao
Fui-On Shing ...
Siu-Wai Mui ...
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Kei Mai ...
Lung's Man
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Biu
Ying Sau Hui ...
Mr. Tsao
Billy Ching Sau Yat ...
Pei
Tat-Wah Gan ...
Wei's Aide
Gwa-Pau Sai ...
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Ta Lei ...
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A laughable and suspenseful Stephen Chow comedy.
20 December 2014 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a comedy where an outcast son wants to steal the inheritance from his sister by kidnapping her and getting a lookalike to fill in for her at his father's mansion.

This is a pretty fast paced movie with some humor and slapstick comedy from Stephen Chow. He could balance out his comedic approach with drama well.

Chow had good on-screen chemistry with Sandra Ng, who plays Fung the lookalike sister. It is suspenseful to see her getting cause on the sinister plot, which resulted her in having a strong bond with her new "family" and having the daunting task to steal for the crooked outcast.

Anthony Chan makes a daring partner-in-crime to Chow and Anthony Wong Chau Sang makes a love-to-hate villain.

Overall, it's a pretty good crime comedy.

Grade B+


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