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Director  Frankie Chan
Film series  Lucky Stars
Duration  
Country  Hong Kong
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Music director  Roel A. Garcia
Language  Cantonese
How to Meet the Lucky Stars movie poster

Writer  Lee Chi Wai, Lee Ping Kwong, Ivy Lee
Release date  4 July 1996 (1996-07-04)
Cast  Sammo Hung (Chi Koo-Choi / Tau / Kidstuff), Cheng Pei-pei (Gambling Teacher), Chen Kuan-Tai (Lui Tin, King of Gamblers), Walter Tso Tat-Wah (Supt. Walter Tso), 'Digital' Dave Williams (Lo Han-Kuo / Roundhead), Françoise Yip (Françoise)
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How to Meet the Lucky Stars (Chinese: 運財五福星) is a 1996 Hong Kong action comedy 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. It was produced by 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.

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Synopsis

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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.

Box office

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

References

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