Kung Pow: Enter the Fist

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Still of Steve Oedekerk in Kung Pow: Enter the FistSteve Oedekerk writes, directs and starsSteve Oedekerk writes, directs and starsStill of Steve Oedekerk in Kung Pow: Enter the Fist

Plot

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

Director:
Steve Oedekerk

Stars: Steve Oedekerk, Fei Lung, Leo Lee

Storyline
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.

Cast:

Steve Oedekerk

Chosen One
/
Dubbed Voices

(voice)


Fei Lung

Master Pain (Betty)

(archive footage)


Leo Lee

Young Master Pain

(archive footage)


Ling-ling Hsieh

Ling

(archive footage)


Lin Yan

Dying Ling


Chia Yung Liu

Wimp Lo

(archive footage)
(as Lau Kar Wing)


Hui Lou Chen

Master Tang

(archive footage)


Chi Ma

Master Doe

(archive footage)


Jennifer Tung

Whoa


Ming Lo

Father


Peggy Lu

Mother


Tad Horino

Chew Fat Lip


Tori Tran

Peasant Woman


Simon Rhee

Young Master Pain's Henchman


Joon Kim

Henchman #2



Details

Official Website:
Fox |

Release Date: 25 January 2002

Filming Locations: Fox Baja Studios, Rosarito, Baja California Norte, Mexico



Box Office Details

Budget: $10,000,000

(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $7,017,474
(USA)
(27 January 2002)
(2478 Screens)

Gross: $16,033,556
(USA)
(14 April 2002)



Technical Specs

Runtime:


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Japan:



Did You Know?

Trivia:

The logo used for the evil council is the symbol used in the United Kingdom to represent vehicle MOT testing stations.

Goofs:

Continuity:
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)

Quotes:

Wimp Lo:
Knock, knock. Who's there? Your butt that's about to be kicked!



User Review

You either love it or hate it — and I loved it!!!!

Rating: 10/10


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
ever seen.

You either love it or hate it.