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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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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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17 December 1994 (Taiwan)  »

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God of Gamblers 2  »

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Filmed on location in Taiwan. During the filming of entry of the final showdown, thousands of locals lined up to cheer the entry of Chow Yun-fat. The crowd got so big that they blocked traffic from going through that area. See more »

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Followed by God of Gamblers 3: The Early Stage (1996) See more »

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God - this film is bad
9 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is so inferior to the original that I took the video out the back of my house and burned it, lest on returning it someone else bought it and suffered as I did.

Watch the original, which is brilliant, avoid this like the plague!

Chow Yun Fat is an excellent actor and is totally wasted in this tripe. All of the charm, humour and cool action is missing completely. The whole mystic aspects totally ruin the movie and in many scenes I can see the wires.

Then finally, and relentlessly, the film comes to the climax, which is nothing compared to the originals twist.

Please, watch GOG1 and avoid this utter rubbish.


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