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Ping Pong Playa (2007)

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A kid dreams of playing professional basketball in order to escape his dead-end job, living in the suburbs, his bossy older brother and running his Mom's ping pong classes.

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Christopher 'C-Dub' Wang
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Felix
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JP Money
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Michael Wang
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Jerry Lin
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A kid dreams of playing professional basketball in order to escape his dead-end job, living in the suburbs, his bossy older brother and running his Mom's ping pong classes.

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ping pong | asian american

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Don't just win. Destroy.

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Rated PG-13 for language, including some sexual remarks and drug references | See all certifications »

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$30,797 (USA) (5 September 2008)

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$77,827 (USA) (3 October 2008)
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Immature ping pong movie
3 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yeah this is a very immature comedy that revolves around ping pong, but I still found it somewhat funny. This is a very low budget comedy with a obnoxious, annoying and very immature protagonist, but it does have it's funny moments...Well sort of. And the protagonist is sort of likable in some aspects. The jokes get a bit too immature to the point it seems like it is meant for 10 yr olds. There is also a lot of jokes that has to do with stereotyping, especially Chinese people. The movie has a mediocre start but really gets tiresome after a while and sort of annoying as well. The ping pong tournament parts doesn't even grab the attention and boring to watch. I give some credit to this movie though, because despite it's low budget a lot of effort has been made to this movie even if it isn't all that effective. And some of the scenes were so true it was sort of intriguing.

4.2/10


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