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Wan choi ng fuk sing (1996)

 -  Comedy  -  4 July 1996 (Hong Kong)
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Supt. Walter Tso of the Hong Kong Police Department hires the "Five Lucky Stars" once again to help the daughter of cheated gambler king Lui Tin, Tso's good friend, defeat the swindling ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kidstuff / Fastbuck
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Roundhead / Blockhead
Kiu Wai Miu ...
Pagoda
Shui-Fan Fung ...
Rawhide
Richard Ng ...
Sandy
Vincent Lau ...
Leung
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Françoise
Suet-Fa Kong ...
Sheung Kun Fai-Fa / Gambling Flower
Kuan Tai Chen ...
Lui Tin, King of Gamblers
Pak-cheung Chan ...
King of Swindlers
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Gambling Teacher
Diana Pang ...
Nurse
Tat-wah Cho ...
Supt. Walter Tso
Fui-On Shing ...
Brother Saur
King-Tan Yuen ...
Brother Saur's Wife
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Supt. Walter Tso of the Hong Kong Police Department hires the "Five Lucky Stars" once again to help the daughter of cheated gambler king Lui Tin, Tso's good friend, defeat the swindling Sheung Kun Fan-Fa in the ultimate gambling match. The "Five Lucky Stars" are joined by beauty queen Françoise also hired by Tso, to undergo gambling training. Meanwhile, Fastbuck, one of the "Five Lucky Stars," is on medical leave in China. As a result, his Buddhist monk cousin, Leung, joins the gang in the gambling challenge. Written by Oliver Chu

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How to Meet the Lucky Stars  »

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David vs. Goliath of Gambler
4 May 2008 | by (i1chocolat.blogspot.com) – See all my reviews

Pei Hua is a legend in gambling, as she has won many gambling challenges in the past. She was well known to be ruthless and would do whatever is necessary to win.

Entering the foray are five friends, all of them are avid gambler, who was asked to challenge Pei Hua. Being amateurs, they were given guidance, tips and gambling techniques to fight with Pei Hua. At stake s a chance by the daughter of Lei Tin, who was defeated in the tournament the previous year.

There were many slapstick humor and jokes throughout the film. What makes me laugh the most s the act of the monk. He was very funny! Scenes where he quickly seek Buddha's forgiveness for the sins he had committed really had me laughing. His sins included accidentally looking at a woman's cleavage and in participating in the gambling training.

All in all, a fun movie to watch after a hard day at work, without th complicated storyline and twists.


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