It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World

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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World
Directed byClifton Ko Chi-sum
Produced byLinda Kuk[1]
Screenplay byClifton Ko Chi-sum[1]
Music byRichard Yuen[1]
CinematographyDerek Wan[1]
Edited byWong Yee-shun[1]
Release date
  • January 27, 1987 (1987-01-27) (Hong Kong)
Running time
100 minutes[1]
CountryHong Kong[1]
Box officeHK$27.1 million

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World (富貴逼人) is a 1987 Hong Kong film, directed by Clifton Ko. It starred Bill Tung and Lydia Sum as parents of the dysfunctional Piu family; the daughters were played by Elsie Chan, Loletta Lee and Pauline Kwan.

The comedy was very popular and the original cast of Tung, Shum, Chan, Lee and Kwan reappeared in its sequels It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World II (富貴再逼人) (1988), It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World III (富貴再三逼人) (1989) and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World Too (富貴黃金屋) (1992); the plots of the films are all about the family becoming suddenly rich, usually through lotteries. The family also made a cameo appearance in The Banquet (1991).


It's a Mad, Mad, Mad World was released in Hong Kong on January 27, 1987,[1] it grossed a total of HK$ 27,141,624 on its initial release.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Collection Items Online Catalogue". Hong Kong Film Archive. Retrieved 10 February 2016.Note: Click search method for Keyword. Search Ronny Yu. Selected It's a mad mad mad world from list.

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