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Chia Yung Liu ...
Wing
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Carrie Ng ...
Lai
Jackson Ng ...
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Kuang Ni ...
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Ah Pak (henchman)
Gabriel Wong ...
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Xin Xin Xiong ...
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Lanky (Skinny's girlfriend)
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Kuang Ni, who plays the father of Fatty (Sammo Hung), was also the script-writer on Sammo's earlier film, Fei Lung gwoh gong (1978). See more »

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Fatty does "DRAG-ON"...
15 January 2007 | by (Brisbane, Australia.) – See all my reviews

Fairly successful kung-fu action installment from director, actor etc. Sammo Hung. This film, (which is pretty much an action buddy-movie), has several problems, but *just* makes it over the line due to the excellent action-choreography and stunt work.

Sammo plays a cop with a Bruce Lee obsession. It's never really explained why he does, or demonstrated too clearly either - rather, he is only shown fighting in the style of Bruce Lee. This may be difficult to spot for beginners in the genre, but Sammo makes quite an excellent impersonation throughout the action sequences. The non-action scenes are played regularly, however.

I found most of the humour fairly broad and dated - Sammo's partner played by Karl Maka really is quite annoying. Lau Kar Wing however is particularly awesome as a villain. His fight sequences with Sammo are really worth the wait.

The main problem with the film is it's dramatic structure. I grew impatient with some of the plot devices used, not to mention some of the drawn-out and seemingly irrelevant ones. It is a fairly convoluted story, and Sammo's typical mix of drama, comedy and action is not as successful as say "Wheels on Meals" or "Dragons Forever".


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