Kung Pow! Enter the Fist
Kung Pow! Enter the Fist (2002)

Writer, director, and star Steve Oedekerk lampoons the martial arts genre with this action spoof that digitally mixes new scenes with poorly dubbed footage from the vintage 1976 film Savage Killers. Oedekerk stars as "the Chosen… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 25, 2002
DVD Release Date: July 23, 2002
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A short sketch's worth of jokes stretched into a full-length feature.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Naturally, much fun is made of the poorly synchronized dialogue inherent in kung fu flicks, but the gag pales with repetition, especially since Billy Crystal and Robin Williams did it better years ago.

Melanie McFarland
Seattle Times

Kung Pow is Oedekerk's realization of his childhood dream to be in a martial-arts flick, and proves that sometimes the dreams of youth should remain just that.

Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

Its best gags are great, but they make up something like 5% of the whole, and its middle-tier gags are pretty mediocre.

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Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

Not since Freddy Got Fingered has a major release been so painful to sit through.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

Full of flatulence jokes and mild sexual references, Kung Pow! is the kind of movie that's critic-proof, simply because it aims so low.

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Jean-François Vandeuren

Totalement con et absurde, mais aussi totalement hilarant.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

A processed comedy chop suey.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

The laughs are as rare as snake foo yung.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Eu não me surpreenderia caso descobrisse que este filme foi realizado por um grupo de adolescentes bêbados durante um churrasco da escola.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Pointless, uninspired and above all awful parody of great martial arts films, Kung Pow is a film that is poorly conceived and has an awful, sloppy script to… More
Arash Xak
The only funny moment was that "so cute" scene in the begining
Chris Weber
Really silly and kind of dumb, but the filmmaker's hearts were in the right place. It's just too bad that theiir skills are a little weak and evidence… More
Kevin M. Williams
please don't tell anyone i watched this...please.
Luke Baldock
Kung Pow! Enter the Fist is a film you either get, or don't. It's incredibly stupid and simple, but it works. To view the trailer is to watch the… More
Ginny  X
I feel so guilty rating this with 3 stars, but Im gonna be honest its so freakin daft that youll just have to laugh! Its mindless, but its not like one of those… More