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Writers:
Kam-Fai Law (screenplay)
James Fung (story)
Release Date:
7 March 1991 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Plot:
Stephen Chow leaves for the big city to try and save his home by winning the huge snooker tournament. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Stephen Chow ... Chow Siu-Lung
Teresa Mo ... Mo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sek Chan
Siu Cheung ... Tai-O resident

Chi Ling Chiu
Chi-hung Chow
James Ha
Chi Man Ho
Eric Kei
Eric Kong
Chi-Ho Kwok ... Himself
Kwan-Shing Kwok ... Himself
Kwan-sing Kwok
Ho Kai Law
Hoi Sang Lee ... Blindman
Hung Leung
Ka-Yan Leung ... Yun
Siu-Choi Leung ... Himself
Hsin Liang
Fong Lung ... Loan Shark
Tin Sang Lung
Kwok-kin Ng
Fui-On Shing ... Hood with Glasses
Kon Chung Tam
Roger Thomas ... Roger
Kin-Ming Tsang
Jimmy White ... Himself - World Billiards Champion
Parkman Wong ... Cameo appearance
Fan Wei Yee ... Hood
Amy Yip ... Cameo appearance
Corey Yuen ... Cop

Wah Yuen ... Master Chow Fei-Hung
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Directed by
Danny Lee 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James Fung  story
Kam-Fai Law  screenplay

Produced by
Danny Lee .... producer
Parkman Wong .... producer
 
Film Editing by
Chung Yiu Ma 
 
Production Management
Wai-See Chan .... production manager (as Josephine Chen)
 
Art Department
Shu-Wing Ho .... props
 
Sound Department
Charles Tang .... dubbing editor: cantonese
Kuo-Hua Wu .... sound effects editor
 
Stunts
Corey Yuen .... action coordinator
Wah Yuen .... action coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Wai-lim Chu .... assistant camera
 
Music Department
Siu-Lam Tang .... music editor
 
Other crew
Suk-wah Chiu .... caterer
Bo-Man Lee .... machinist
Gan-Ho Lee .... machinist
Ho-Wing Lee .... machinist
Siu-Kei Lee .... location scout
Wai-ming Shek .... continuity
Chi Ming Tang .... continuity
Parkman Wong .... planner
Yun-Lam Wong .... production assistant
Gam-Hung Yeung .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Long de chuan ren" - Hong Kong (original title)
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Runtime:
96 min
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Early, but one of the better ones, 18 January 2003
Author: stuartmcd

Legend of the Dragon is one of my favourite Stephen Chow films, probably because it is so quintessentially Chinese. It's old vs new, rich vs poor, corrupt vs virtuous, etc, etc. In portraying all these aspects, you get a vivid impression of Hong Kong at its earthy best.

Do I need to go into the plot? I guess so. Young naive and backward Stephen lives on a somewhat backward HK island that developers want to use to make an Airport. Chow's cousin is used to fool his father out of the land, and Chow must use his kung fu snooker skills to save the day.

The film lacks the genuinely hyper-absurd moments of God of Cookery or 60 million dollar man, but isn't as oddly deflating as My Hero, or over-slick like From Beijing with Love.

It's good.

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