Kung Fu Hustle Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 657

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 262

Theatrical Release Date: 04/08/2005

Language: Cantonese

Genre: Action, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Stephen Chow

Actors: Stephen Chow, Wah Yuen, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Chi Chung Lam, Siu-Lung Leung, Qiu Yuen

Plot: Canton, China, 1940: A young man aspires to join the notorious Axe Gang but gets more than he bargained for after attacking the small community of Pig-Sty Alley.

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4/4

Kumara - wrote on 01/26/2013

Amazing move....very funny. It is a must watch for people who want some humour in their kungfu !

Rating of
4/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/15/2012

Kung Fu Hustle is a brilliant visual journey - exhilarating and hilarious from start to finish. The film is not only a parody of kung fu and action films, but a powerful and inventive martial arts film in its own right. Every scene is packed with sight gags and visual creativity and the film plays like a live action Looney Tunes cartoon.

Rating of
3/4

Snoogans - wrote on 11/03/2011

It's like live action Looney Tunes with CG, wire fighting kung-fu. Weird and funny.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 12/16/2011

An inept would be gangster inadvertently causes a war between a tap dancing, axe wielding gang and a poor rural village which unwittingly acted as a retirement community for ex-martial arts masters. The follow up to Stephen Chow's amusing genre send up Shaolin Soccer, Kung Fu Hustle is more Loony Tunes than Crouching Tiger. Its mix of slapstick comedy and cartoon violence feels like a breath of fresh air in such a po-faced genre, and anyone who enjoyed the mix of martial arts and comedy of Mr. Vampire or A Chinese ghost Story will surely enjoy this. It's a deconstruction of classic Asian cinema from the likes of the Shaw Brothers and introduces tongue in cheek, post modern comedy that almost reminded me of Terry Gilliam in places which makes for a warm homage to the genre with plenty of …

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