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Kung Phooey (2003)

PG-13 03/11/2003 (US) ActionComedy 1h 27m
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All the action, twice the laughs... no M.S.G.

Overview

The plot follows Art Chew's (a pun of the sound one makes when sneezing) quest to retrieve the ancient peach. The movie starts with Art Chew traveling to America, as well as showing Art's training at the Shur-li temple (a play on words with the child actor Shirley Temple), showing many kung-fu clichés such as grabbing the pebble from the masters hand (which Art succeeds without effort), fighting on trees in this case small potted palms and "listing" for elements (Earth, Wind and Fire play a funky tune). After the montage is shown Art meets up with his cousin Wayman (A parody on the way Chinese pronounce r as w) a Chinese adult who tries to act American so he isn't embarrassed by stereotypes and foster cousin Roy Lee, an African American who sincerely believes he is a reincarnation of Bruce Lee.

  1. Darryl Fong

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Chow Man-Kin

    Art Chew

  2. Joyce Brew

    Helen Hu (as Joyce Thi Brew)

  3. Colman Domingo

    Colman Domingo

    Roy Lee

  4. Darryl Fong

    Waymon

  5. Karena Davis

    Sue Shee

  6. Wallace Choy

    Uncle Wong

  7. Fred Salvallon

    One Ton

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Status Released

Original Language English

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Content Score

56

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