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God of Gamblers III: Back to Shanghai (1991)

Dou hap II: Seung Hoi taam dou sing (original title)
This film focuses on the disciple of the God of Gamblers, Chow Sing Cho, also known as the "Saint of Gamblers". A group of people with telekinetic powers matching his attack him and his ... See full summary »

Director:

Jing Wong

Writers:

Jing Wong, Jeffrey Lau (characters) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Chow ... Chow Sing Cho / 'The Saint of Gamblers' (as Sing-chi Chow)
Li Gong ... Yu-San / Yu-Mong (as Lei Gung)
Ray Lui ... Ding Lik (as Leung-wai Lui)
Man-Tat Ng ... Uncle 'Blackie' Tat / Chow Tai-Fook (as Ng Man Tat)
Charles Heung ... Ng Loong / 'God of Guns' (as Wa-keung Leung)
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ... Spring (as Kwan-yue Ng)
Wan-Si Wong ... Japanese Officer
Man Cheung ... Yee Mong
Barry Wong ... H.K. Police Chief Wong (as Ping-yiu Wong)
Fong Lung ... Wong Kam-Kwai
John Ching ... Tai-Kun / Devil of Gamblers
Feng Tien ... Mayor of Shanghai
Shun Lau ... Eunuch Wei
Lung Chan ... Tiger Lui
Indra Leech Indra Leech ... The Prince of Gamblers
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Storyline

This film focuses on the disciple of the God of Gamblers, Chow Sing Cho, also known as the "Saint of Gamblers". A group of people with telekinetic powers matching his attack him and his uncle, accidentally sending him to the year 1937, in Shanghai. This is a year crucial in Sing's family history, and he must use his powers play a part that has irrevocable effects on his present and future, while trying to find a way back to home, the year 1991. Written by Kevin Riley

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Action | Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English | Mandarin | French

Release Date:

21 August 1991 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Back to Shanghai See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,035,893
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Ding Lik character first appeared as one of the main characters of the 1980 TVB mobster drama The Bund. It was in that series that Ray Lui originated the role of Ding Lik, which he reprised in this film. Notably, Yun-Fat Chow, the star of God of Gamblers (1989), was also one of the primary stars of The Bund, and his Bund character Hui Man Keung is mentioned in this film, although the character does not appear in the film because he is dead. See more »

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Followed by Legend of God of Gamblers (1996) See more »

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You will get a good impression of stephen chow
11 May 2006 | by chrichtonsworldSee all my reviews

Most people know Stephen Chow for his work in Shaolin Soccer and Kungfu Hustle. In this movie you can see that he tries to make a parody of a certain movie without disgracing the original. Also he tries to show some good martial arts. God of gamblers III is a lot of fun and has some great action and even some romance. Also it adds a lot of fantasy elements, which gives this parody (of God of Gamblers with Chow Yan Fat) an original twist. You have to get used to Chinese humor and in particular Stephen Chow humor. But if you have seen the original version(s) he makes fun off then you will enjoy this movie! A must see for Stephen Chow fans!


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