My Lucky Star Synopsis
A lively romantic comedy containing elements of mistaken identity and an international crime caper that takes our star, Zhang Ziyi, on a glamorous adventure from Beijing to Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau.
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Washington Post

While Zhang is one of China’s greatest international stars, My Lucky Star is utterly provincial. It’s for Chinese viewers, plus those few...
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By Maggie Lee
Wholesome, effortless entertainment that runs smoothly enough but seldom takes one’s breath away in the romance department.
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
My Lucky Star, a spy-caper romance from China, is sweet and harmless, but it’s also a little disorienting.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
With a running time of nearly two hours the overall silliness wears thin rather quickly.
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Los Angeles Times

While the film does not lack production values and panache, Gordon's direction often seems thoughtless.
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The Dissolve

By Nick Schager
That My Lucky Star isn’t serious is less an issue than the fact that its comedic action is so broad, ridiculous, and predictable that it...
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Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
Still, the vibrantly shot Lucky Star could have been a mildly entertaining bit of escapism, were it not for the fact that Sophie isn't...
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Slant Magazine

Yet another limp spy spoof that fails to make any interesting critiques about the genre, let alone construct a humorous gag.
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Strong female lead

By beckyheino
Its so great to see a funny, smart, and beautiful female character lead a movie! And Leehom is hot. There are many funny one liners that kept me entertained and laughing. And the settings were...

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By herbie_Q
enjoyed it good spy comedy romance...

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Rated NR