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My brother "Investing" and his younger brother "Electric Rabbit" grew up in an orphanage. They were adopted by the school worker "Thunder Sir" and received the help of "Lei Master" and stayed in the village boxing gym. The intensive support for the younger brother to go to school, but the electric rabbit made an underground punch to make money, was expelled from school, and the two brothers turned against each other.Written by
People in the gym train wrecklessly (although it suits the main characters' brash and lovably dumb/silly/crazy personalities (respectively) and plays to the idea their gym has an oldschool approach to training).
Some of the MMA choreography looks more wonky than the street fight choreography at one or two points.
Despite all this, the film has genuine charm. All character arcs get addressed. The focus of the film shifts to a different, more likeable, main character halfway through, which is both creative and fairly well executed. You get (*I got*) invested enough in the story that by the end that the questionable bits of choreography at the end were easy to gloss over. Really underrated film. If you like MMA you'll probably get some extra unintended chuckles early in the film too as a bonus, before the plot gets serious enough to outweigh the choreography choices. Really this film probably deserves a 7, but I gave it an eight because it impressed me beyond it's bad reviews and surprised me how much it could draw me into the plot despite the choreography (and despite me being an amateur mma fighter and analyst).
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