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Kung Fu Dunk (2008)
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Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents.



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Credited cast:
Fang Shijie (as Chieh-lun Chou)
Zhen Li (as Chi-wai Tsang)
Gang Wang ...
Wang Biao
Lily (as Cheuk-yin Choi)
Ting Wei
Chu-he Chen ...
Xiao Lan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yen-Ping Chu
James Z. Feng ...
First Univ. Teammate
Eddy Ko ...
Fang's Master
Li-Chun Lee ...
Bi Tianhao (as Lichun Lee)
Ka-Yan Leung
Ken Lin
Will Liu ...
Li Tian
Man Tat Ng ...
Master Wu


Fang Shijie is found as a baby in the garbage and raised at a martial arts academy. With the help of a man, he gets into college and is promoted to the basketball championship as he searches for his real parents.

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Release Date:

7 February 2008 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Shaolin Basket  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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Hero Chou
Written by Vincent Fang
Performed by Yi Chuan
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Excellent entertainment - I don't understand all the negative reviews
15 June 2009 | by (the big screen) – See all my reviews

I don't know the stars, or modern Chinese teenage music - but I do know a thoroughly entertaining movie when I see one.

Kung Fu Dunk is pure Hollywood in its values - it's played for laughs, for love, and is a great blend of Kung Fu and basketball.

Everybody looks like they had a lot of fun making this - the production values are excellent - and modern China looks glossier than Los Angeles here.

The plot of the abandoned orphan who grows up in a kung fu school only to be kicked out and then discover superstardom as a basketball play (and love and more etc;) is great - this is fresh, fun, and immensely entertaining.

With great action and good dialogue this is one simply to enjoy - for all ages - and for our money was one of the best family movies we're seen in a long time.

Please ignore the negative reviews and give Dunk a chance - we were really glad we did - a GOOD sports comedy movie.

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