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The Return of the God of Gamblers (1994)

Dou san 2 (original title)
Ko Chun vows to keep his identity hidden while looking for the gangsters who murdered his pregnant wife, in Wong Jing's sequel to his action/comedy classic.

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Jing Wong

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Jing Wong
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Yun-Fat Chow ... Ko Chun / 'The God of Gamblers' (as Chow Yun Fat)
Tony Ka Fai Leung ... Siu Fong-Fong / 'Little Trumpet'
Chien-Lien Wu ... Siu Yiu-Yiu
Charles Heung ... Lung Wu / 'Dragon'
Chingmy Yau ... Hoi Tong
Hsing-Kuo Wu ... Chao Siu Chi / 'The Devil of Gamblers'
Man Cheung ... Yau
Blackie Shou Liang Ko ... Hoi On (as Blackie Ko)
Chi Fai Chan ... Lieutenant Bo
Kar-Ying Law ... Condor / Simon Tart
Kam-Kong Wong ... Cheung Po-Sing
Elvis Tsui ... Police Capt. Kok Ching-Chung
Mo Tse Mo Tse ... Hoi Yuen
Hon-Lam Pau ... Chan Kam-Shing
Siu-Kei Lee ... Trumpet's Uncle
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Ko Chun, the God of Gamblers, returns living a wealthy life, but a rival appears, killing the God of Gamblers pregnant wife and soon to be son. Before dying, his wife tells him not to gamble for one year and not to reveal his identity as the God of Gamblers. A year almost passes, and the gambler lives a forgiving life, until the man who kills his wife appears, taking revenge into his own hands..... Written by Victor Nguyen <nguyens@flash.net>

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Hong Kong

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Release Date:

17 December 1994 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

God of Gamblers 2 See more »

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$6,796,978
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First Hong Kong Movie to ever cross the HK$ 50 million(HK52,541,028) mark in Hong Kong box office. See more »

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The old German Video-Release by VPS misses many scenes. Full uncut Version was releaed in DVD (Laser Paradise) and Video (Screenpower) See more »

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God of Gambler's Return.
14 January 2005 | by Captain_CouthSee all my reviews

God of Gambler's Return (1994) was one of the last movies Yuen-Fat Chow made before he returned to the U.S. for good. After two sequels featuring Stephen Chow, Jing Wong wanted to make a big budgeted direct sequel to the first film with the original actor. Andy Lau wasn't available so he brought along Ka Fai Leung to take his spot. Elvis Tsui and Sharla Cheung Man co-star along with Chien-Li Wu and the ever hot Chingmy Yau. The God of Guns also makes an appearance reprising his role as the God of Gamblers bodyguard.

This film is pretty grim but it's also funny as well. The God of Gamblers is in retirement but the new Devil of Gamblers wants to play a game with him and he wont take no for an answer and makes life a living hell for the G.O.G.

To describe this film wont do it justice. But if you have seen a Jing Wong movie or the first film you wont walk away from this movie disappointed. The slapstick comedy and farcical elements along with a huge helping of bloodshed will keep everyone highly entertained and it's one hell of a ride.

Jing Wong made a lot of money with this series and the gambling genre in general. After this film he started up the Saint of Gamblers series, a prequel to the God of Gamblers and a new series called the Conmen. In many interviews that Mr. Wong has given in the past he's stated that The Cincinatti Kid, It's A Mad, Mad, Mad World and Die Hard are his favorite movies. After watching this flick you'll understand why. As always, the U.S. is slow on the poker phenomenon. But films like these make gambling not as fun as it seems.

Highly Recommended!

xxx


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