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God of Gamblers' Return (1994)
"Dou san 2" (original title)

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Ko Chun vows to keep his identity hidden while looking for the gangsters who murdered his pregnant wife, in Wong Jing's sequel to his action/comedy classic.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers' (as Chow Yun Fat)
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Chien-Lien Wu ...
Siu Yiu-Yiu
Charles Heung ...
Chingmy Yau ...
Hsing-kuo Wu ...
Chao Siu Chi / 'The Devil of Gamblers'
Sharla Cheung ...
Yau (as Man Cheung)
Blackie Ko Shou Liang ...
Hoi On (as Blackie Ko)
Chi Fai Chan ...
Lieutenant Bo
Kar-Ying Law ...
Kam-Kong Wong ...
Cheung Po-Sing
Elvis Tsui ...
Mo Tse ...
Hoi Yuen
Hon-Lam Pau ...
Chan Kam-Shing
Siu-Kei Lee ...
Trumpet's Uncle
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Ko Chun, the God of Gamblers, returns living a wealthy life, but a rival appears, killing the God of Gamblers pregnant wife and soon to be son. Before dying, his wife tells him not to gamble for one year and not to reveal his identity as the God of Gamblers. A year almost passes, and the gambler lives a forgiving life, until the man who kills his wife appears, taking revenge into his own hands..... Written by Victor Nguyen <nguyens@flash.net>

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God of Gamblers 2  »

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The languages spoken by the Taiwanese group is Taiwanese and Mandarin. The language spoken by the others is Cantonese. Although Chow Yun-fat and Chingmy Yau's characters both speak Taiwanese and Mandarin (and in real-life), they refuse to speak to Wu Hsing-kuo's character using those languages (usually the most appropriate thing to do) since both sides were enemies. Therefore, they only spoke to him in Cantonese. See more »

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More playing cards, more guns, more chocolate
13 April 1999 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

A high budget sequel to the original, bringing glossy action and locations as well as gambling, chocolate, a gorgeous heroine and occasional slapstick comedy.

The scene when Dagger attempts to seduce a woman who believes him to be the God of Gamblers is alone hilarious.

With a romantic subplot, great action set-pieces and more stylishly filmed gambling, this film ups the ante on the first in the series, bringing in more magic, treachery and gunfights, with a welcome return from the ever-cool Dragon and a more sinister villain than last time.

Do you play the gamble?


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