Date of birth : 3 September 1942
Birth place : Guangzhou, China
Awards : 1 win & 9 nominations

As director (8 movies)
Shen suan (1992) A fortune teller (Michael Hui) who gives pretentious forecasts to people to gain wealth was investigated by a tax agent (Leon Lai) for defrauding his customers. However, the teller's lucky break came when he received a blow to the head during a robbery attempt, resulting him in receiving psychic powers. Thus, he uses his newfound power to help the agent solve a drug smuggling case and unmask the crime boss.
Huan le ding dong (1986) The Hong Kongnese version of Some Like it Hot
Tie ban shao (1984)
Mo deng bao biao (1981) Chou Sai-Cheong. a bitter supervisor of a Hong Kong private security company, teaches unusual guard tactics to new recruits such as electric mats, parachuting off burning buildings and counter-attacking gunfire. He was secretly observed by his new boss (Stanley Fung) and, unimpressed by his work, the new boss demotes Chou and promotes Chou's assistant Sam (Sam Hui). Under the leadership of Sam, Chou and new recruit Bruce Tang (Ricky Hui) encounter a slew of misadventures, including pursuing stowaways on a party boat. Bruce ultimately falls in love with one of the stowaways. Finally, they all get entangled in a plot to steal one of China's most prized treasures on display in Hong Kong, and in a plot involving some missing government money that the security officers were guarding.
Mai shen qi (1978) Struggling actor Chih-Wen (Michael Hui) got a raw deal from his company, MTV Studios. He signed a binding 8-year contract with the studio and was only given one opportunity to perform live thus far. Soon, he received a better deal with a rival company, who promised a 5-year contract and better opportunities to perform and make money. Since he cannot start working for the new company because of his current 8-year contract with MTV, he and his scientist-aspiring brother (Ricky Hui), with the help of magician Shih-Chieh (Sam Hui), attempt to steal the contract from his ruthless manager.
Ban jin ba liang (1976)
Tian cai yu bai chi (1975)
Gui ma shuang xing (1974)

As player (24 movies)
Yi lu shun feng (2016) Na Dow carries out his drug-delivering routine by taking a cab down south and returning in the same cab on the same day. One day he reluctantly gets into a shabby taxi driven by the carefree, innocent Xu, who came to Taiwan more than 20 years ago and somehow decided to stay. Na Dow's plan to reform himself and Xu's wish for a peaceful life take a wrong turn when they become the target of a mob attack. The drugs and the money are gone, and both Na Dow and Xu are held hostage in the trunk of a car.
Delete Lovers (2014) A young man named So Boring is very unlucky in both his professional and personal lives. He discovers a way to delete unpleasant people from his life and substitute them with nice people. His dream life seems to have come true, with nice family, friends and colleagues around him. However, he discovers what he truly wants in his life along the process, and he learns an important lesson in his life .
Robin-B-Hood (2006) For never-do-well compulsive gambler Fong, there's only one thing more fearsome than debtors at his doorstep - having to coax a crying baby. But what if the baby becomes his golden goose to fend off his debtors? Can he overcome his phobia of diapers, milk bottles, and cloying lullabies?
Dzin yoeng saam bo (2004)
Gwai ma kwong seung kuk (2004) In Hong Kong of 1969, three detectives: Director, Fugu, and Sam live a normal life. They work, eat, sleep, and live in their huge office/apartment on the second floor of an office building. They normally go out to fight crime. One case, however, changed their lives greatly. Fugu brings home a magic lamp and some other broken antiques after a tussle with two thieves at an antique shop. Thinking the lamp will grant him some wishes, he rubs it and wishes to marry his cousin, Jane. He later leaves for the US. Right after he leaves, a friendly witch named Harmy BoBo comes out of the lamp and tries to grant Sam and the Director the wishes. Only Fugu, however, can have the wishes since he rubbed the lamp first. BoBo does not know Fugu left the country, and Sam and Director does not know BoBo is a witch. BoBo decides to spend a few nights with the two detectives. She later gets robbed by the Lotus Seed Gang and leaves her twin cousins (who are originally chopsticks) behind...
Chinese Box (1997) John is an English photojournalist who has spent over a decade in Hong Kong; his friend Jim often crashes in his cramped apartment. John's unrequited love is Vivian whom he aches for but has not the nerve to possess. Concurrent with England's transfer of Hong Kong back to the Chinese, John discovers that he has a rare form of leukemia and has only months to live. So John, Jim, and the disfigured proto-hippy Jean grab a digital video camera and prowl the streets, seeking to document the "real" Hong Kong one last time.
Cheung chin fuchai (1993)
Gai shi ying xiong (1992) A Chinese General and his four troops, almost void in money, journey to the City of Guangzhou in attempts to earn enough cash from selling turtles to build the largest horse racetrack in China. However, when one of the troopers joins a gang leader to gain sudden wealth, the general and the remaining troops attempt to compete for their own wealth by entering Hong Kong to work for a businessman who pays under the table. While in Hong Kong illegally, the soldiers must find a way to bring themselves out of the shadows and find enough money to fulfill their dreams of building the racetrack.
Shen suan (1992) A fortune teller (Michael Hui) who gives pretentious forecasts to people to gain wealth was investigated by a tax agent (Leon Lai) for defrauding his customers. However, the teller's lucky break came when he received a blow to the head during a robbery attempt, resulting him in receiving psychic powers. Thus, he uses his newfound power to help the agent solve a drug smuggling case and unmask the crime boss.
Party of a Wealthy Family (1991) Film with a weak plot about an businessman trying to clinch a deal for the reconstruction of Kuwait after the Gulf War from a Kuwaiti prince. The climax of the movie is a banquet/dinner at the end featuring cameos by several Hong Kong movie celebrities.
San boon gan baat a (1990) Hui, an owner (Michael Hui) of a Hong Kong tabloid magazine company hires martial artist Bill Lee (Sam Hui) to help him get a good headliner for a magazine story to, hopefully, save his failing business. In the process, Bill meets San-San (Catherine Hung Yan), the girlfriend of a jewelry business owner. After thinking that this would make a great headliner, Bill feels sorry for San-San because of her troubled life: her mother has cancer, her brother is mentally disabled and her boyfriend prefers his work over her, and thus is reluctant to publish her story, putting the tabloid company's fate in his hands.
Hap ga foon (1989)
Gai tung aap gong (1988) Old Hui runs a restaurant specializing in roast duck. His secret duck recipe is very tasty, but customers and staff alike have to put up with the filthy shop and Hui's cost-cutting way of doing business. When ''Danny Fried Chicken'' (an American-style fast-food restuarant) opens up across the street, Hui receives a rude shock and is forced to lift his game to compete. He might even have to supply clean chopsticks.
Huan le ding dong (1986) The Hong Kongnese version of Some Like it Hot
Shen tan zhu gu li (1986) Inspector Chu (Chocolate) is an idiot to rival Inspector Clouseau. After he fails to catch a car-park full of thieves he is demoted to the missing persons squad, only to be faced with the kidnapping of the son of the star of a TV cooking show. Inspector Chocolate (so called because of his fondness for Smarties) bungles the case, fails to dance the tango and interferes with the Miss Hong Kong pageant in his attempts to solve the case.
Tie ban shao (1984)
Mo deng bao biao (1981) Chou Sai-Cheong. a bitter supervisor of a Hong Kong private security company, teaches unusual guard tactics to new recruits such as electric mats, parachuting off burning buildings and counter-attacking gunfire. He was secretly observed by his new boss (Stanley Fung) and, unimpressed by his work, the new boss demotes Chou and promotes Chou's assistant Sam (Sam Hui). Under the leadership of Sam, Chou and new recruit Bruce Tang (Ricky Hui) encounter a slew of misadventures, including pursuing stowaways on a party boat. Bruce ultimately falls in love with one of the stowaways. Finally, they all get entangled in a plot to steal one of China's most prized treasures on display in Hong Kong, and in a plot involving some missing government money that the security officers were guarding.
The Cannonball Run (1981) A wild, illegal, and popular cross-country car is organized, and the eccentric entrants will do anything to win, including low-down, dirty tricks.
Mai shen qi (1978) Struggling actor Chih-Wen (Michael Hui) got a raw deal from his company, MTV Studios. He signed a binding 8-year contract with the studio and was only given one opportunity to perform live thus far. Soon, he received a better deal with a rival company, who promised a 5-year contract and better opportunities to perform and make money. Since he cannot start working for the new company because of his current 8-year contract with MTV, he and his scientist-aspiring brother (Ricky Hui), with the help of magician Shih-Chieh (Sam Hui), attempt to steal the contract from his ruthless manager.
Ban jin ba liang (1976)
Tian cai yu bai chi (1975)
Sheng si quan ma (1974)
Gui ma shuang xing (1974)
The Warlord (1972)

As writer (11 movies)
Shen suan (1992) A fortune teller (Michael Hui) who gives pretentious forecasts to people to gain wealth was investigated by a tax agent (Leon Lai) for defrauding his customers. However, the teller's lucky break came when he received a blow to the head during a robbery attempt, resulting him in receiving psychic powers. Thus, he uses his newfound power to help the agent solve a drug smuggling case and unmask the crime boss.
San boon gan baat a (1990) Hui, an owner (Michael Hui) of a Hong Kong tabloid magazine company hires martial artist Bill Lee (Sam Hui) to help him get a good headliner for a magazine story to, hopefully, save his failing business. In the process, Bill meets San-San (Catherine Hung Yan), the girlfriend of a jewelry business owner. After thinking that this would make a great headliner, Bill feels sorry for San-San because of her troubled life: her mother has cancer, her brother is mentally disabled and her boyfriend prefers his work over her, and thus is reluctant to publish her story, putting the tabloid company's fate in his hands.
Hap ga foon (1989)
Gai tung aap gong (1988) Old Hui runs a restaurant specializing in roast duck. His secret duck recipe is very tasty, but customers and staff alike have to put up with the filthy shop and Hui's cost-cutting way of doing business. When ''Danny Fried Chicken'' (an American-style fast-food restuarant) opens up across the street, Hui receives a rude shock and is forced to lift his game to compete. He might even have to supply clean chopsticks.
Shen tan zhu gu li (1986) Inspector Chu (Chocolate) is an idiot to rival Inspector Clouseau. After he fails to catch a car-park full of thieves he is demoted to the missing persons squad, only to be faced with the kidnapping of the son of the star of a TV cooking show. Inspector Chocolate (so called because of his fondness for Smarties) bungles the case, fails to dance the tango and interferes with the Miss Hong Kong pageant in his attempts to solve the case.
Tie ban shao (1984)
Mo deng bao biao (1981) Chou Sai-Cheong. a bitter supervisor of a Hong Kong private security company, teaches unusual guard tactics to new recruits such as electric mats, parachuting off burning buildings and counter-attacking gunfire. He was secretly observed by his new boss (Stanley Fung) and, unimpressed by his work, the new boss demotes Chou and promotes Chou's assistant Sam (Sam Hui). Under the leadership of Sam, Chou and new recruit Bruce Tang (Ricky Hui) encounter a slew of misadventures, including pursuing stowaways on a party boat. Bruce ultimately falls in love with one of the stowaways. Finally, they all get entangled in a plot to steal one of China's most prized treasures on display in Hong Kong, and in a plot involving some missing government money that the security officers were guarding.
Mai shen qi (1978) Struggling actor Chih-Wen (Michael Hui) got a raw deal from his company, MTV Studios. He signed a binding 8-year contract with the studio and was only given one opportunity to perform live thus far. Soon, he received a better deal with a rival company, who promised a 5-year contract and better opportunities to perform and make money. Since he cannot start working for the new company because of his current 8-year contract with MTV, he and his scientist-aspiring brother (Ricky Hui), with the help of magician Shih-Chieh (Sam Hui), attempt to steal the contract from his ruthless manager.
Ban jin ba liang (1976)
Tian cai yu bai chi (1975)
Gui ma shuang xing (1974)