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Ping Pong Playa (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport | 5 September 2008 (USA)
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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.

Director:

Jessica Yu
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Tsai ... Christopher 'C-Dub' Wang
Andrew Vo ... Felix
Khary Payton ... JP Money
Jim Lau ... Mr. Wang
Roger Fan ... Michael Wang
Elizabeth Sung ... Mrs. Wang
Javin Reid ... Prabakar
Kevin Chung Kevin Chung ... William Lin
Peter Paige ... Gerald Harcourt
Smith Cho ... Jennifer
Scott Lowell ... Tom
Stephnie Weir ... Cheryl Davis
Sir Jonathan Oliver Sir Jonathan Oliver ... Jon Howard
Shelley Malil ... DB Reddy
Martin Chow ... Jerry Lin
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Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Don't just win. Destroy.

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Chinese

Release Date:

5 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Игрок пинг-понга See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,797, 7 September 2008

Gross USA:

$77,907

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$77,907
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cherry Sky Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Ping Pong Palace hosts two annual events: The Golden Cock Championship (in it's 15th year) and the Lil' Paddlers Tourney. See more »

Quotes

Christopher 'C-Dub' Wang: You know the comic book I'm working on? The one with the gun-toting, crime-fighting pandas?
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Connections

References Napoleon Dynamite (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The Whistle Song
Written by Salvador Rey Nagel (PRS) and Alejandro Llovet Puigmarti (PRS)
Performed by The Pinker Tones (as The Pinkertones)
Pulbished by Condones Nacionales / Nettwerk One Music (Canada) Ltd
Courtesy of Nacional Records
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I laughed quite a bit
29 December 2013 | by fabu84See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie. I loved it for two reasons: the plot line and the overwhelming sense of stupidity. This movie reminded me of Napoleon Dynamite. It was pretty funny even though the main character is a complete tool. The racial slurs in this movie just add to the stupidity of it. Ever race has stereotypes for each other and it's good to sometimes laugh at them instead of being offended. Overall, I think this movie is pretty great. I wouldn't say this movie is for families, just because of how one of the kids acts. I would say that it's a movie more appropriate for older high schoolers and young adults. Childish and juvenile as this movie may be, the younger generation finds that kind of thing hilarious(me included).


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