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How to Meet the Lucky Stars

How to Meet the Lucky StarsDescription : How to Meet the Lucky Stars (Chinese: 運財五福星) is a 1996 Hong Kong film and the final film in the Lucky Stars film series. Featuring the "Lucky Stars" Sammo Hung (in his original role and another role as a cop), Eric Tsang, Richard Ng, Stanley Fung, Michael Miu and new cast member Vincent Lau as Hung's younger cousin and Françoise Yip as their love interest (except for Hung and Lau). Also featuring a number of guest appearances including Natalis Chan, Chen Kuan Tai, Cheng Pei-pei, Chan Hung Lit... Page:h

How to Meet the Lucky Stars
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Hong Kong film poster
Traditional運財五福星
Simplified运财五福星
MandarinYún Qǎi Wŭ Fú Xīng
CantoneseWan6 Coi6 Ng2 Fuk1 Sing1
Directed byFrankie Chan
Produced byEric Tsang
Written byLee Chi Wai
Lee Ping Kwong
Ivy Lee
StarringSammo Hung
Eric Tsang
Richard Ng
Stanley Fung
Michael Miu
Françoise Yip
Music byRoel A. Garcia
CinematographySung Kong
Ng Wing Kit
Venus Keung
Fletcher Poon
Edited byJelly Mak
Production
company
Grand March Movie Production Co., Ltd.
Distributed byNewport
Golden Harvest(Current)
Release dates
  • 4 July 1996 (1996-07-04)
Running time
112 minutes
CountryHong Kong
LanguageCantonese
Box officeHK $2,084,545

How to Meet the Lucky Stars (Chinese: 運財五福星) is a 1996 Hong Kong film and the final film in the Lucky Stars film series. Featuring the "Lucky Stars" Sammo Hung (in his original role and another role as a cop), Eric Tsang, Richard Ng, Stanley Fung, Michael Miu and new cast member Vincent Lau as Hung's younger cousin and Françoise Yip as their love interest (except for Hung and Lau). Also featuring a number of guest appearances including Natalis Chan, Chen Kuan Tai, Cheng Pei-pei, Chan Hung Lit and Nora Miao. Produced by Eric Tsang, directed by Frankie Chan with action choreography by Yuen Cheung-Yan and Mars.The film was released as a benefit film for the famous Hong Kong film director, Lo Wei, who died in 1996.

Synopsis

During an International Gambling Competition, "The King of Gamblers" Lui Tin (Chen Kuan Tai) lost to the lacivious, psychotic lesbian queen of gamblers Sheung Kung Fei Fa aka "The Gambling Flower" (Kung Suet Fa) which caused him to commit suicide. His daughter Wai Lam (Fung Sau Yin) vows to avenge her father's death and get help from her late father's good friend. Uncle Wah (Cho Tat Wah), who is a police inspector. Wah also enlists the "Lucky Stars" to assist him.

Cast

The Lucky Stars

CastRole
Sammo HungEric / Kidstuff / Chi Koo Choi
Eric TsangRoundhead / Lo Han-Kuo
Richard NgSandy / Dee
Stanley FungRawhide / Rhino Skin
Michael MiuPagoda / Ginseng
Vincent LauLeung

The Female Team

CastRole
Françoise YipFrancoise
Kung Suet FaSheung Kung Fei Fa aka "The Gambling Flower"
Fung Sau YinLui Wai Lam
Diana PangBo Bo

Police force

CastRole
Cho Tat WahUncle Wah
Sammo HungBig Head Tai Lam Choi

Guest star

CastRole
Natalis ChanKing of Swindler
Chen Kuan TaiLui Tin aka "The King of Gamblers"
Cheng Pei-peiChu Ba
Nora MiaoGamble Announcer
Mark HoughtonBlonde Henchmen
Kim PennNiki (uncredited)

Cameo appearance

CastRole
Chan Hung LitSupreme of Gamblers
Wong Yat ShanCheung Fan
Shing Fui-OnTai Sor (Big Crazy)
Kingdom YuenTai Sor's wife
Joe Ma
Tony LiuGambler
Yuen Cheung-YanMahjong Player
MarsMahjong Player
Lau Shek MingGambler
Benny LaiHenchmen
Anthony CarpioHenchman (uncredited)
Johnny CheungHenchman
Rocky LaiHenchman
William TuenGambler
Gabriel WongMan in Green Suit
Lowell Lo
James Tien

Box office

This film grossed HK $2,084,545 during its theatrical run from 4–19 July 1996 in Hong Kong.

External links

  • How to Meet the Lucky Stars at the Hong Kong Movie DataBase
  • Wan choi ng fuk sing at the Internet Movie Database
  • How to Meet the Lucky Stars at Hong Kong Cinemagic
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