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A remote monastery in China has trained a talking gorilla, King Kung Fu, in the ancient art of kung fu. Having mastered his fighting skills, King Kung Fu is sent to America to demonstrate ... See full summary »

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John Ballee ...
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Myrtle
Allan Baker ...
Fred Burton ...
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Lee Elliot ...
Sig Heil
Jim Erickson ...
Al Funku
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Meter maid
Lillian Kelley ...
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A remote monastery in China has trained a talking gorilla, King Kung Fu, in the ancient art of kung fu. Having mastered his fighting skills, King Kung Fu is sent to America to demonstrate the power of Chinese martial arts to the West. As he is travelling through Kansas, a pair of bumbling reports see KKF and decide he can be their ticket to fame and wealth. Of course, the gorilla gets away from them, and soon everyone is chasing the Shaolin simian. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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He came from China ... He knew Karate ... The Monster Master of the Martial Arts ... They called him ... "King Kung Fu"

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Began filming in 1974, production was shut down several times when they ran out of money, was finally released in 1987. See more »

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Beau Bridges: It's time for a final one-on-one fight between Beau Bridges and King Kung Fu with me as the karater and him as the karatee.
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I LOVE this movie.
12 June 2011 | by (Rochester, NY) – See all my reviews

I am a big fan of slapstick comedy's. And after seeing Cinemassacres review on spike.com, I couldn't resist. The only thing I don't like is the filler. Just cut to the dang gorilla already! And at the end when they are on the building, I love the crappy stop motion effects. And the one liners are great! This is probably one of the best movie ever made. There is no other movie like this, sadly enough. It kinda reminds me of that movie that was playing on the TV in the movie "Troll 2". I think that that movie was called "Grunt", but anyway, King kung fu is A+ entertainment, that I could watch for hours. I recommend it all the way.


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