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Kung Fu Dunk (2008)
"Gong fu guan lan" (original title)

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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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Fang Shijie (as Chieh-lun Chou)
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Zhen Li (as Chi-wai Tsang)
Gang Wang ...
Wang Biao
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Lily (as Cheuk-yin Choi)
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Ting Wei
Chu-he Chen ...
Xiao Lan
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Yen-Ping Chu
James Z. Feng ...
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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
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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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Shaolin Basket  »

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Written by Vincent Fang
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If you're a basketball fan you'll enjoy this, A Martial arts fan however....
10 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a huge basketball fan and anyone who has played and enjoyed the "NBA Street" video game series will be right at home. Now, in order to enjoy this thing, you need to immediately realize that you are not about to watch a best picture nominee. It's a parody. An obvious one at that. Did I have some issues with the film? Sure. It can be little bland in spots and yes Shou can be dry at times, but overall, I enjoyed myself. You watch, and see them do things that are pretty much impossible, but you wish they did them in real NBA games. There could've been more fight scenes (there were only 2) so there isn't a ton of Kung-fu going on, but as a mindless, quick pick, you can't really go wrong here. From some of the reviews i've read, people obviously expected this film to be something it isn't. It isn't a masterpiece, nor does it ever try to be. It simply wants to entertain, and in that aspect, it does so just fine. I'm pretty high-brow myself, but in this case people, just shut up and watch the movie.


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