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Enter the Fat Dragon


Director: Sammo Hung

Stars: Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao

A Bruce Lee wannabe (Hung) heads to the big city to help out in his uncle's noodle shop, where he runs afoul of the local Triads.

One of Hung's better early efforts. The humor is dead-on in parts as Hung tries to imitate Lee's moves and facial expressions, and also in a bit where Hung pokes fun at Jackie Chan's Drunken Master. The action is also pretty good, especially when Hung takes on a trio on martial arts experts at the end. It's not the greatest film, but pretty good for '70's kung fu, especially if you're a fan of Hung and/or Lee. Be warned, though: most video versions of the movie have pretty shoddy quality. There is also a character in blackface which some people might find offensive.


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