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Shou hu fei long (1990)

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Fatty
Karl Maka ...
Skinny
Carrie Ng ...
Lai
Wanda Yung ...
Lanky (Skinny's girlfriend)
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Irene Britto ...
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Chi-Shing Chan
Liang Chiang
Wai-Chung Ching
Chin Hung Fan
Kien Fei
Man-Kwong Fung
Patrick Gamble
Max Gosinsky
Kwok Wing Ha
Ping Han
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28 June 1990 (Hong Kong)  »

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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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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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