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Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)

Fei Lung gwoh gong (original title)
An apprentice farmer (Sammo Hung) ventures to the city and helps his family battle a gang of thugs.

Director:

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Writer:

Kuang Ni
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Lung (as Samo Hung Kam Po)
Chun Yang ... Professor Bak (as Peter K. Yang)
Roy Chiao ... Chiu
Meg Lam ... (as Jian Ming Lin)
Hye-suk Lee ... (as Lee Hai Suk)
Ankie Lau Ankie Lau ... (as Liu Shen Ping)
Chu Shih Lu Chu Shih Lu
Ka-Yan Leung ... Bearded Fighter
Kuo-Hui Lo Kuo-Hui Lo
Hoi Sang Lee
Hark-On Fung ... Gene
Fung Fung
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Chan ... Thug / Action Movie Fighter
Wah Cheung
Wing-Hon Cheung
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Storyline

An apprentice farmer (Sammo Hung) ventures to the city and helps his family battle a gang of thugs.

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Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

13 July 1978 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Enter the Fat Dragon See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Asian actor dressed up as the black American fighter towards the end of the movie is a parody of Hollywood's casting during that time. Hollywood often cast white people to play Asians, so they cast an Asian man to play a black American. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Way of the Dragon (1972) See more »

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Loved it
20 October 2005 | by pphreeSee all my reviews

The most agile fat guy in martial arts does it again. An early Sammo film that has him imitating his character's hero, Bruce Lee, Sammo is amazingly Lee like in his actions and fighting. The way he slips into Bruce's style and then back to his own, more familiar kung fu is a joy to watch and shows how accomplished and adaptable he is at his art. Throw in a bit of slapstick humour so beloved of this type of flick and this a movie that has it all - comedy (some unintentional, like the fake black guy), action and some incredible fight scenes.

A great beer and buddies movie that is worth an hour and a half of anyone's time.


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