Wong Jing's sequel to All for the Winner and spin-off to God of Gamblers finds Chow Sing Cho looking up to Michael "Dagger" Chan in order to become Ko Chun's next disciple, but the two must... See full summary »
A seasoned cop and his rookie partner are a pair of mismatched partners in this Hong Kong action-comedy in the style of 'Lethal Weapon'. The wacky twosome are up in arms as they try to solve the murder of a heroin trafficker.
The story of Wilson Bond, a pimp who after saving Chan, the leader of the Heaven and Earth society, a revolutionary group, is made a member. After a botched first assignment for the group, ... See full summary »
A man in the Korea army leaves his wife for another woman. Unable to live with himself, he volunteers to go to the Vietnam War as punishment after starting a fight with his superior who ... See full synopsis »
Do San (the God of gamblers) is a legendary gambler helped by his supernatural abilities. He undertakes to help a friend pay a debt by beating his friend's advisory at the card table. Despite being assigned a bodyguard Do San has a freak accident which leaves him with partial memory loss and at a mental stage of a child. The small time hustler Knife, his side-kick and his girl friend, being responsible for the accident takes care of the retarded Do San. After some time they discover that he has not lost all of his powers and takes him on a round at the local gambling halls. After being chased by both Knife's loan-shark and enemies closer to the home of Do San, a final showdown at the card tables may take place. Written by
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The card game played is 5-card stud poker. It was popular among many high-stakes gamblers in the US from the early 1900s to the early 1960s. While this game is still played privately in the US, it's not played that widely anymore. Also, the Asian & US rules are slightly different. See more »
When Yee and Ko Chun are in the hospital, Ko Chun has a large, circular blood stain on his head bandage. But when Knife breaks in, the blood stain is smaller and changes shape. See more »
gambling, intellect, and guns, is anything missing??
No, not much is missing at all. The movie has great actors performing great all around whether it is comedy or action. The action wasn't much emphasized as in rather friendship, but when the action does kick in, it brings you to the same level as John Woo's bullet exchange, and heck, even Dragon (the bodyguard) knows some kick ass moves when he fights.
I did not expect much of this movie at first knowing it wasn't john woo who directed it, but after just the first 5 min i was totally into the movie and had forgotten who directed the movie, because it was equally great, and i couldn't ask for more
get this movie! i can't wait til i get my hands on it's sequels
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