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Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 25 January 2002 (USA)
A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Fei Lung ...
Master Pain (Betty) (archive footage) (as Lung Fai)
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Young Master Pain
Ling-Ling Hsieh ...
Ling (archive footage) (as Tse Ling Ling)
Lin Yan ...
Dying Ling (as Yan Lin)
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Wimp Lo (archive footage) (as Lau Kar Wing)
Hui Lou Chen ...
Master Tang (archive footage) (as Chen Hui Lou)
Chi Ma ...
Master Doe (archive footage) (as Ma Chi)
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Escobar Tongue ...
Tonguey (credit only)
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Father
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Mother
Tad Horino ...
Chew Fat Lip
Tori Tran ...
Peasant Woman
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Young Master Pain's Henchman
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Storyline

Kung Pow: Enter the Fist is a movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, Oedekerk sets off to avenge the deaths of his parents at the hands of kung-fu legend Master Pain. Along the way, he encounters some strange characters, one of which is a cow trained in the martial arts. Written by kem

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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for comic violence, crude and sexual humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kung Pow! Enter the Fist  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,017,474, 27 January 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,033,556, 14 April 2002
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The logo used for the evil council is the symbol used in the United Kingdom to represent vehicle MOT testing stations. See more »

Goofs

When the Chosen One hallucinates about Whoa and Mu-Shu-Fasa, we see that Whoa has Jennifer Tung's two normal breasts rather than one giant one. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: Like, crap man, look at that. That's like his stomach plug, on the ground back there. You don't see that every day. I mean that doesn't even seem possible if you think about it, with body organs and cartilage and bones. I mean I'm no doctor or nothin' but that was like one clean chunk.
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Crazy Credits

The character of "Tonguey" is credited to "Escobar Tongue." See more »

Connections

Spoofs Titanic (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Got Back
Written by Sir Mix A Lot (as Ray Anthony)
Performed by Sir Mix A Lot (as Sir Mix A Lot)
Courtesy of American
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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You either love it or hate it -- and I loved it!!!!
17 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

I laughed so hard I could hardly breathe. This is one of the funniest films I have ever seen.

The Screen-It Our Take reviewer doesn't like "silly" humor. I do. My most common comments while watching: "That's SO STUPID!!" (when I could catch a breath from laughing) and "What was THAT??"

There are no swear words, no realistic violence, and no sex scenes. It's just FUN!! My 13-year-old son & I rented it and watched it twice in one week. It was even funnier the second time.

My husband hated it. He thought it was the most "un-funny" film he'd ever seen.

You either love it or hate it.


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