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The God of Cookery (1996)
"Sik san" (original title)

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The most renowned and feared chef in the world loses his title of God of Cookery because of his pompous attitude. Humbled he sets out to reclaim his title.

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Credited cast:
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Stephen Chow, The God of Cookery
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Turkey
Nancy Sit ...
Competition Judge (The Princess of Taste)
Man Tat Ng ...
Old Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephen Au ...
Emcee
Tung Chen
Samantha Man-Kwan Chuk ...
TV reporter
Christy Chung ...
High School Fantasy Girl
Clarence Hui
Vincent Kok ...
Bull Tong
Liz Kong ...
Reporter at Competition
Suet Lam ...
Pudgy Triad Member
Tats Lau ...
Wet Dream (as Yee Tat Lau)
Kar-Ying Law ...
Competition Master of Ceremonies
Suet-Ling Law
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The God of Cookery, a brilliant chef who sits in judgement of those who would challenge his title, loses his title when a jealous chef reveals him to be a con-man and humiliates him publicly. As this new chef takes on the God of Cookery's role, the former God tries to pull himself back on top again, to challenge his rival and find once and for all who is the true God of Cookery. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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One of the funniest films ever made!
1 August 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

You don't have to be a devotee of Hong Kong cinema to love this delightfully silly spoof movie. While you might enjoy this film even *more* if you recognize the targets of its barbs, each gag stands alone. Karen Mok as Sister Turkey is one of the finest comedic portrayals I've seen in quite a while. Of course Stephen Chow, one of Hong Kong's most famous actors, gives a typically over-the-top performance as one of the world's great weasels turned... well, not exactly a good guy, but at least a bit *less* of the weasel.

Lots of genres get their turn in this film: martial arts movies, cooking shows, Chinese television commercials, you name it. A definite must for HK cinema fans or for anyone who likes to laugh out loud at films which are silly and witty at the same time.


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