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Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words (1996)
"Mao xian wang" (original title)

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A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.

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Rosamund Kwan ...
Monica Kwan / Cammy
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Billy Chow ...
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Ping Han
Yung-chang Ho
Sam Kai-Sen Huang
Foo-Keung Kong ...
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Johnnie Kong ...
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Kin-yung Kwok
Wai-Ming Lam
Chi Ming Lau ...
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A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.

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Nothing at all Entertaining.
16 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't expect much from Action/Adventure films, but this is just plain out ridiculous.

First off, you don't really care about the characters because most of them are too self-centered and given "next-to-none" development so the viewer could honestly care less.

Granted, it's not the "Worst Movie Ever," but here the film just drags to the point where you just want to turn it off even if you're a patient person like me.

Fan of Jet Li who are here just to see his performance and showing off his Martial-Arts skills will be heavily disappointed because there are few scenes where he is creatively beating up someone or drawing in the viewer. The film is just a silly Chinese version of Indiana Jones and, sadly, it was better off not being parodied and/or being rehashed.

Watch it if you absolutely need to see anything with Jet Li in it, but don't come complaining to this IMDb board exclaiming on how disappointed you were !


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