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Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)

Fei Lung gwoh gong (original title)
An apprentice farmer (Sammo Hung) ventures to the city and helps his family battle a gang of thugs.

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Credited cast:
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Lung (as Samo Hung Kam Po)
Chun Yang ...
Professor Bak (as Peter K. Yang)
Roy Chiao ...
Chiu
Meg Lam ...
(as Jian Ming Lin)
Hye-suk Lee ...
(as Lee Hai Suk)
Ankie Lau ...
(as Liu Shen Ping)
Chu Shih Lu
Ka-Yan Leung ...
Bearded Fighter
Kuo-Hui Lo
Hoi Sang Lee
Hark-On Fung ...
Gene
Fung Fung
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Billy Chan ...
Thug / Action Movie Fighter
Wah Cheung
Wing-Hon Cheung
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An apprentice farmer (Sammo Hung) ventures to the city and helps his family battle a gang of thugs.

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13 July 1978 (Hong Kong)  »

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Enter the Fat Dragon  »

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The Asian actor dressed up as the black American fighter towards the end of the movie is a parody of Hollywood's casting during that time. Hollywood often cast white people to play Asians, so they cast an Asian man to play a black American. See more »

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Referenced in Robot Chicken: S&M Present (2005) See more »

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Sammo is the Fat Dragon!
21 June 2003 | by (AZ, USA) – See all my reviews

This is of of Sammo's great early comedy films. This isn't a parody of enter the dragon, the main character (Sammo) is obsessed with Bruce Lee and emulates him freakishly well for a man of his size. Nominal story about how his fighting keeps causing his loved ones trouble - then fighting. Oh, the fighting. Good, fast-paced scenes with high impact (the white guy who plays a boxer looks like he really gets hurt by one of Sammo's kicks).

The funniest bit of this movie was purely unintentional. There is a Jim Kelly looking guy (one of three experts hired to take out Sammo), but he was a Chinese guy in blackface with an afro-wig. Come on, didn't they have any real black people in Hong Kong in 1978? Well, I guess I've seen enough white fake-as-hell "Chinese people" in old American movies too.

This is one is for any Sammo or Bruce Lee fan.


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