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Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 25 January 2002 (USA)
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A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Chosen One
Fei Lung ... Master Pain (Betty) (archive footage) (as Lung Fai)
... Young Master Pain
Ling-Ling Hsieh ... Ling (archive footage) (as Tse Ling Ling)
Lin Yan ... Dying Ling (as Yan Lin)
... Wimp Lo (archive footage) (as Lau Kar Wing)
Hui Lou Chen ... Master Tang (archive footage) (as Chen Hui Lou)
Chi Ma ... Master Doe (archive footage) (as Ma Chi)
... Whoa
Escobar Tongue ... Tonguey (credit only)
... Father
... Mother
Tad Horino ... Chew Fat Lip
Tori Tran ... Peasant Woman
... Young Master Pain's Henchman
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Kung Pow: Enter the Fist is a movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, Oedekerk sets off to avenge the deaths of his parents at the hands of kung-fu legend Master Pain. Along the way, he encounters some strange characters, one of which is a cow trained in the martial arts. Written by kem

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Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for comic violence, crude and sexual humor | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Kung Pow! Enter the Fist  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,017,474, 27 January 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,033,556, 14 April 2002
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Trivia

When the camera is positioned above the waterfall, the RMS Titanic can be seen in the water below. See more »

Goofs

During the final fight when the song "Black Betty" is first played and the Chosen One starts dancing, there's a shot of Master Pain being played by Leo Lee, the actor who plays Young Master Pain instead of Fei Lung, the primary Master Pain actor. See more »

Quotes

Master Tang: Please forgive Wimp Lo. He is an idiot.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes from the film (some real, some faked) play through the first couple minutes of the credits. See more »

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Referenced in Meet the Spartans (2008) See more »

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Written by Dean Ween and Gene Ween
Performed by Ween
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Best movie ever!
10 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

From the man who brought you ThumbWars(My name is Ubidoob Banubi. I have the silliest name in the galaxy!), ThumbTanic(This won't help us! This is a monkey!) and every other great thumb film. Steve Oedekerk, a god amongst men, brings us another hit. This film has everything from a CGI kung-fu cow to Woah, the one breasted kung-fu chick. And who can forget Wimp-Lo, who the crane clan purposefully trained wrong (I am bleeding, making me the victor!).

This is single handedly the funniest film I have ever watched. Not many films can get me going like this one did. I still remember the moment when I knew this was possibly the greatest film of all time. The moment just after ling said "He's dead. Except for his hair and nails, dead." What happened after wards took me completely by surprise.

My dream film is to have Steve Oedekerk and Jhonen Vasquez work on a film together. They are the funniest men in the film industry today.


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