Movie Details

Lucky Star

"Lucky Star 2015" is a Chinese New Year comedy film starring an ensemble cast featuring Eric Tsang, Wong Cho-lam, Ella Chen from S.H.E, Dada Chan, King Tan Yuen and Yuen Qiu. The film is about a Wong Cho-lam look-alike who is invited to perform at a birthday party of a local tycoon. He brings along a group of look-alike artistes for his show. However, the local tycoon sees through his trick. The comedy film also features cameo appearances from Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Chow Yun Fat, Julian Cheung and many more.

Language: Mandarin
Subtitle: English / Chinese
Classification: PG
Release Date: 5 Mar 2015
Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 1 Hour 28 Minutes
Distributor: GOLDEN VILLAGE PICTURES, CLOVER FILMS
Cast: Eric Tsang, Wong Cho-lam, Ella Chen, Dada Chan Ching, Yuen King-Tan
Director: Sunny
Format: 2D

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Writer: Victor S

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The Good, the Bad and the Look-alike Artists:

The movie "Lucky Star 2015" is set as a comedy film, but as an audience it was a disappointment. Hong Kong actor Wong Cho-Lam is well known in playing hilarious roles in dramas or movies, so that might be one of the reasons why audiences would expect more funny scenes from him, but the movie seemed like the director and actors were trying too hard to crack jokes or to make the funny scenes work, which most of them unfortunately did not.

However at the beginning of the movie, when we see Yuen Qiu who played a character who has the same voice as Stephen Chow is rather surprising. That would be one of the few things that make the movie good.

The movie also gives many other surprises to the audience by using a cast that looks a lot like popular Hong Kong superstars; Andy Lau, Nicholas Tse, Chow Yun Fat and Jay Chou. These look-alike cast imitations were hilarious, but sadly their scenes were only a small part of the film.


Cinema Online, 10 February 2015
   
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Effective 15 July 2011
G - Suitable for all ages
PG - Suitable for all ages, but parents should provide guidance to their young
PG13 - Suitable for persons aged 13 and above, but parental guidance is advised for children below 13
NC16 - Suitable for persons aged 16 years and above
M18 - Suitable for persons aged 18 years and above
R21 - Restricted to persons aged 21 and above only
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