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  • Summary: A spoof of dubbed martial arts movies.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 14
  2. Negative: 11 out of 14
  1. Reviewed by: Eddie Cockrell
    50
    Consistently silly and intermittently laugh-out-loud funny spoof.
  2. 40
    On the up side, there are some genuinely funny jokes, and Oedekerk has been wise enough to keep the running time down to 82 minutes, including the eight-minute closing credit sequence (which is worth staying through its entirety). But Kung Pow! is no "What's Up, Tiger Lily?"
  3. An inept, tedious spoof of '70s kung fu pictures, it contains almost enough chuckles for a three-minute sketch, and no more.
  4. The result is hopelessly inane, humorless and under-inspired.
  5. Reviewed by: Mark Olsen
    10
    If, for whatever reason, you do find yourself watching it, you may begin to ponder one of life's larger dilemmas: the fact that something can be done does not necessarily mean it should be done.
  6. 0
    Does this even count as a movie?

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 22 out of 282
  1. ChrisC.
    Mar 27, 2010
    10
    Best movie ever!
  2. KyleR
    Jan 6, 2010
    10
    I laughed hard from beginning to end during this film. One of the funniest films i have ever seen, by far!!
  3. Nov 22, 2013
    10
    How can this movie not be loved? It never takes itself seriously and has some great laughs!! That's a LOTTA NUTS! My favourite comedy of allHow can this movie not be loved? It never takes itself seriously and has some great laughs!! That's a LOTTA NUTS! My favourite comedy of all time. I see the critics gave it extremely low scores. Their dreams must have died with them growing to morbid. This never pretends to a good movie, but a fun one it sure it! Expand
  4. Aug 5, 2013
    10
    This one of those movie in which the main purpose is to give light hearted comedic reliefs. I do not know why this was panned by critics,This one of those movie in which the main purpose is to give light hearted comedic reliefs. I do not know why this was panned by critics, maybe because of the less number of cast but nonetheless it was a funny movie to watch with lots of crazy sequences and some good old references to the Hong Kong's 70's era Kung Fu movies. Expand
  5. pepperbiff
    Nov 25, 2005
    9
    I say its a genious. I like the thumb movies Oedekerk has made better, but this is also good. And seriously, critics should quit their jobs.
  6. PhilipF.
    Jul 16, 2007
    9
    One of the funniest films I have ever seen. It helps if you have some familiarity with Hong Kong martial arts films. You will either love it One of the funniest films I have ever seen. It helps if you have some familiarity with Hong Kong martial arts films. You will either love it or hate it, and I loved it. Expand
  7. MichaelF.
    Jun 30, 2006
    0
    do not listen to any reviews over 5/100. this has to be the worst excuse for a movie ever. it boasts immature and dumb jokes ever brought up do not listen to any reviews over 5/100. this has to be the worst excuse for a movie ever. it boasts immature and dumb jokes ever brought up in history riled up in one of the worst plots i have ever seen. only hardcore comedy fans would even think about liking a movie this disgraceful. Expand

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