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Fat Choi Spirit (2002)

Lik goo lik goo san nin choi (original title)

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Mahjong Master (as Lau Ching Wan)
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Tin Lok
Gigi Leung ...
Gigi (as GiGi Leung)
Cherrie Ying ...
Cherrie (as Cherrie In)
Man-Wai Wong ...
Andy and Tin Lok's Mother (as Bonnie Wong)
Tian-Lin Wang ...
Fat Uncle (as Wong Tin Lam)
Tin Sang Lung ...
Fat Uncle's Man (as Lung Tin Sang)
Wai Leung Hung ...
Fat Uncle's Man (as Hung Wai Leung)
Ling To Yuen ...
Fat Uncle's Man (as Yuen Ling To)
Nishikawa Takakazu ...
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Silly and enjoyable!
21 April 2002 | by (Arkansas) – See all my reviews

If you are a fan of Andy Lau, Lau Ching Wan, or Gigi Leung, you will probably enjoy this film. Andy is as likable as usual as the "Mahjong Warrior," a mahjong player that appears to have a similar type of magical skill when playing mahjong that Chow Yun-Fat had in the great "God of Gamblers." This is an easy role for Andy and he could probably perform it in his sleep. Lau Ching Wan is very funny as a conman / gangsta rapp'n mahjong rival who Andy must square off with. I bought this movie solely because of how much I like Lau Ching Wan, and he is very good. I think the performance that I enjoyed the most came from Gigi Leung. Her character has some very interesting ways of dealing with things such as losing at mahjong, beauty enhancement, and house-cleaning. Her character's responses to the things mentioned above provide the film's biggest laughs.

Overall, this is an enjoyable, albeit quite silly, film.


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