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Kick Ass Girls (2013)

Bao 3 qiao jiao wa (original title)
The story of a group of promiscious yet level-headed women who fall into troubles in the fighting world.

Director:

Goo-Bi GC (as Cheuk Wan Chi)

Writers:

Goo-Bi GC (as Cheuk Wan Chi), Charlie Wing Fung Wong
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chrissie Chau ... Boo
Hidy Yu Hidy Yu ... TT
Dada Lo Dada Lo ... Miu
Tien You Chui ... Dice
Chris Tong ... Zhuge
Goo-Bi GC ... Amy (as Cheuk Wan Chi)
Emily Lim Emily Lim ... Red Dragon Emily
King-ho Chiu King-ho Chiu ... Red Dragon Twin #2 (as King Chiu)
Brian To ... Ghost-Lion
Kelvin Kwan ... Ming
Terence Siufai Terence Siufai ... Albert
Alton Yu Alton Yu ... Gigolo
Matt Chow ... Gigolo
Bu Bu ... Gigolo
Chet Lam ... Ethnic Guy
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The story of a group of promiscious yet level-headed women who fall into troubles in the fighting world.

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

14 November 2013 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Bau 3 kiu giu wa See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR (Dolby Digital 5.1)

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

On the "Director's Secret Team": G's inspiration, Alton Yu; advisory on virginity. Gala Liu; consultant on men, Chastin Tse; advisory on frequency of gay men, Sam Li. See more »

Soundtracks

Kick Ass Girls
(main theme)
Composed by Wong Ngai Lun and Yang Wai Ying Janet
Performed by Subyub Lee (guitar and drums), Charatay (whistle)
All programming by Wong Ngai Lun and Yang Wai Ying Janet
Published by Milkshake Music Limited
(Administered by Universal Music Publishing Hong Kong Limited)
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Nothing extraordinary to this movie...
16 December 2015 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

This movie's selling point is of course the promise of getting to see attractive Hong Kong women duking it out on the screen. And yes, there is an audience for that. Either I am not in that particular target audience or I just wasn't enthralled by what "Kick Ass Girls" was selling. This was a rather mundane and pointless movie in my opinion.

The story is about three women who practice martial arts in Hong Kong, who get lured to Malaysia under false pretenses and end up having to do battle in an underground tournament. Can we say "Bloodsport" anyone? "Kick Ass Girls" offered absolutely nothing to the martial arts genre that hadn't already been seen before in similar movies. No, everything here was generic and anything but outstanding.

I was especially impressed with the guitar player in the gym who managed to get violin sounds out of an acoustic guitar. That was just fantastically stupid.

There were some nice enough costumes and make-up for some of the fighters brought into the ring. But that hardly made up for all the stuff that was lacking in the movie.

As for the fight scenes, well they were adequate. And that is actually just about it. It was adequately choreographed but executed in a much too scripted manner. It just lacked a natural flow to it. And it was clear to see that martial arts was not something some of the women were overly familiar with, as they lacked the finesse and grace that comes with years of practice.

All in all, "Kick Ass Girls" is a hollow movie sold of alluring promises to lure in the male audience. And the DVD cover does promise more than the movie did manage to deliver.


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