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Kung Fu Hustle(Movie, 2004)

Original title: "功夫" (Chinese (Cantonese)/CN)
R
| 1h 39min | Genres: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Kung Fu HustleRating: 3.7/5 (with 661 votes)
Kung Fu Hustle is a 2004 action comedy film, directed, produced and written by Stephen Chow, who also stars in the lead role. The other producers were Chui Po-chu and Jeffrey Lau, and the screenplay was co-written with Huo Xin, Chan Man-keung, and Tsang Kan-cheung. Yuen Wah, Yuen Qiu, Danny Chan Kwok-kwan and Bruce Leung Siu-lung co-starred in prominent roles. After the commercial success of Shaolin Soccer, its production company, Star Overseas, began to develop Kung Fu Hustle with Columbia Pictures Asia in 2002. The film features a number of retired actors famous for 1970s Hong Kong action cinema and has been compared to contemporary and influential wuxia films such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero. The cartoon special effects in the film accompanied by traditional Chinese music, is often cited as its most striking feature. The film was released on 23 December 2004 in China and on 25 January 2005 in the United States. It received a 90% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and 78 out of 100 rating at Metacritic. The film ... ()
Movie poster of Kung Fu Hustle

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Available languages: German, Chinese (Cantonese) (Original), Italian, Spanish, French
Available subtitles: English, Chinese (Mandarin) (Traditional Chinese), Spanish, French, Chinese (Mandarin) (Simplified Chinese)
Duration: 1h 39min
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Available languages: 中文
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 39min
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Awards & Nominations for Kung Fu Hustle

Hong Kong Film Award for Best Film Golden Horse Award for Best Feature Film

About Kung Fu Hustle

Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. Sing's actions eventually cause the Axe Gang and the slumlords to engage in an explosive kung-fu battle. Only one side will win and only one hero will emerge as the greatest kung-fu master of all.

Trailer for Kung Fu Hustle + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer(Trailer, 1:47)

Additional Information

Production countries: People's Republic of China, Hong Kong
Shot in: Shanghai
Plays in: Shanghai
Original language: Chinese (Cantonese) (CN)
Spoken languages: Chinese (Cantonese) (CN)
Translated into 25 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Chinese (Cantonese) (CN), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hindi (HI), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 04/08/2005 (World premiere: 02/10/2004)
Director: Stephen Chow
Producer: Stephen Chow
Screenwriter: Stephen Chow
Film Editor: Angie Lam
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Kung-fusão"
"[BDMV][120918] Kung Fu Hustle [CN]"
"Gong Fu"
"Gung1 Fu1"
"שיגעון הקונג פו"
"Kung Fusion"
"カンフーハッスル"
"쿵푸 허슬"
"Kung Fu Sion"
"Разборки в стиле кунг-фу"
"Kung Fu Sion"
"คนเล็ก หมัดเทวดา"
"Kung Fu Hustle 2004 - Tuyệt Đỉnh Kungfu"
"Tuyệt Đỉnh Kungfu 2004"
Budget: 20,000,000 USD
Revenue: 101,434,304 USD (= 507%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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