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Killer
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Fatty
Chia Yung Liu ...
Wing
Karl Maka ...
Skinny
Carrie Ng ...
Lai
Jackson Ng ...
First Robber
Kuang Ni ...
Fatty's dad
Po Tai ...
Johnny
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Ah Pak (henchman)
Gabriel Wong ...
Burglar
Fung Woo ...
Inspector Ng
Xin Xin Xiong ...
Second Robber (blue jacket)
Wanda Yung ...
Lanky (Skinny's girlfriend)
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28 June 1990 (Hong Kong)  »

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Nutty Kickbox Cops  »

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The working title "Tiger on the Beat 3" was a ruse by the Production company Cinema City to prevent another company from producing a sequel to their Tiger on Beat (1988)/Tiger on the Beat series, starring Conan Lee, the star of the previous two titles. After forcing the rival company to abandon the project, Cinema City retitled this movie to Skinny Tiger, Fatty Dragon - with no link to the earlier series. See more »

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Version of Running Scared (1986) See more »

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Fatty and Skinny Kick Butts
14 September 2009 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

'Shou Hu Fei Long' (a.k.a. 'Fatty Dragon Skinny Tiger') is pretty much the traditional Hong Kong buddy action comedy. The comic tracks work very well and the action sequences are brilliantly choreographed. Sammo Hung is a skilled fighter and has a gift for comedy and his Bruce Lee impression is hilarious. Karl Maka does a fine job matching wits and step with his on screen buddy. Lau Kar Wing too is terrific in the fight scenes and an amusing villain. It is really the on screen buddy-friendship and the action sequences that are the highlights of 'Shou Hu Fei Long'. Otherwise the film is not without its share of flaws. The story lacks structure and the cinematography is dull. The dialogues are funny and there's plenty of slapstick and situational humour to keep the viewer entertained. Some of the hilarious touches include the transvestite transporter, the holiday sequence (as out of place as it is) and the sequences with skinny and his tall girlfriend. For an action buddy comedy 'Shou Hu Fei Long' is amusing to watch as long as one does not expect more.


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