Kung Pow: Enter the FistJanuary 25, 2002
A rough-around-the-edges martial arts master seeks revenge for his parent's death.
Release Year: 2002
Rating: 5.8/10 (23,728 voted)
Critic's Score: 14/100
Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Fei Lung, Leo Lee
Kung Pow: Enter the Fist is a movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, Oedekerk sets off to avenge the deaths of his parents at the hands of kung-fu legend Master Pain. Along the way, he encounters some strange characters, one of which is a cow trained in the martial arts.
Master Pain (Betty)
Young Master Pain
Chia Yung Liu
(as Lau Kar Wing)
Hui Lou Chen
Chew Fat Lip
Young Master Pain's Henchman
Release Date: 25 January 2002
Filming Locations: Fox Baja Studios, Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $7,017,474
(27 January 2002)
(14 April 2002)
Did You Know?
The logo used for the evil council is the symbol used in the United Kingdom to represent vehicle MOT testing stations.
In one fight scene, the Chosen One takes out the eyeballs of 4 henchmen; however, after he pops out their eyeballs, the Chosen One now has 10 eyeballs instead of 4 sets (8)
Knock, knock. Who's there? Your butt that's about to be kicked!
You either love it or hate it — and I loved it!!!!
I laughed so hard I could hardly breathe. This is one of the funniest
films I have ever seen.
The Screen-It Our Take reviewer doesn't like "silly" humor. I do. My
most common comments while watching: "That's SO STUPID!!" (when I could
catch a breath from laughing) and "What was THAT??"
There are no swear words, no realistic violence, and no sex scenes.
It's just FUN!! My 13-year-old son & I rented it and watched it twice
in one week. It was even funnier the second time.
My husband hated it. He thought it was the most "un-funny" film he'd
You either love it or hate it.