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Wheels on Meals (1984)

Kuai can che (original title)
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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(as Samo Hung)

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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)
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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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17 August 1984 (Hong Kong)  »

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Trivia

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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When the van gets a flat at the insane asylum the wheel being removed is a 5-nut one and when the camera cuts to the brakes it is showing 4 nuts. See more »

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References The A-Team (1983) See more »

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one of the best films from the three brothers
13 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i think the summary says it all. i love project a, and my lucky stars, dragons forever,and winners and sinners, but wheels on meals in the best out of all of them. one of my friends put me on a lot of Jackie Chan films right after rumble in the Bronx, and the first two movie he gave me as a birthday gift, was ProjectA and Wheels on Meals. it's a prefect fit of comedy, action, and martial arts. Thomas (Jackie)and David (Yuen Biao)are cousins and have a food business in a van, and run into a girl, who is nothing but trouble, and Sammo Hung is a detective, who is looking for the girl.The comedy is great, and the action is brilliant, and this is one of the film i would love to remake. Rent or buy this movie if you are a fan.


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