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Wheels on Meals (1984)
"Kuai can che" (original title)

TV-14  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  17 August 1984 (Hong Kong)
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Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket. Action and humor abound in... See full summary »

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Biao Yuen ...
David
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Moby (as Samo Hung)
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Mondale's Henchman
Keith Vitali ...
Mondale's Henchman
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Matt
Lola Forner ...
Sylvia
Susana Sentís ...
Gloria (as Susanna Sentis)
José Sancho ...
Mondale (as Pepe Sancho)
Miguel Palenzuela ...
The Butler (as Luis Palenzuela)
Josep Lluís Fonoll ...
Dino (as J. Fonoll)
Amparo Moreno ...
Susana
Montserrat Julió ...
(as Monserrat Julió)
Luis Monte ...
(as Lluis Monte)
Josep L. Dallester ...
(as Joseph L Dallester)
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Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket. Action and humor abound in the streets of Barcelona, culminating with a battle in the castle hideout of the evil gang. Written by Shawn Honess <sbh@ncube.com>

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Not since Don Quixote has Spain had so much fun!


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The reason that the film is titled "Wheels on Meals" instead of "Meals on Wheels" is because of superstition. Golden Harvest had produced two films beginning with "M", Megaforce (1982) and a film titled Menage a Trois, both of which were major flops. So the company's executives changed the title hoping this film would avoid the same problems, which it did. See more »

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Fun and excitement in Spain with the 3 Brothers
8 September 2003 | by (Wilton, NH) – See all my reviews

I first heard of this when TNT was showing it after the TV premiere of Rumble In The Bronx. I couldn't make it through the first 10 minutes because of the bad dubbing and the mixing around of scenes (The very first scene was Jackie and Yuen skateboarding in Spain, rather than them waking up and getting into their morning routine). A couple of months ago, I got the Hong Kong DVD and loved it.

The movie is about Thomas (Chan) and David (Biao), two Chinese guys who run a successful food truck business in Spain. They get caught up in wannabe detective Moby's (Hung) case to find a Spanish heiress, and the fun goes from there. The chemistry is great between the three brothers, and Lola Forner is a great distraction. The writing is funny, and Sammo's direction is right on target. The fight scenes are great. If you want to watch vintage Jackie, watch this film as he can move quick. The much talked about fight between Chan and Benny "The Jet" Urquidez does not disappoint. Want a lesson in how to do a fight scene? Watch these two guys go at it (They would have a rematch a few years later in Dragons Forever).

For all of you fans of JC credit outtakes, there is none (JC didn't start using them until Police Story). But in a funny, action packed movie like this, you won't care. It is one of The 3 Brothers best, and it will leave you wanting more.


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