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The Impossible Kid of Kung Fu (1981)

  Starring: Weng Wang
Genre: Comedy

This movie gets: 6.00 (1 rating) Ranking: not yet ranked (awaiting 2 ratings)

"More Weng Wang action!" - a review by timchuma

At the screening I saw the movie was dubbed live into English by Andrew Leavold (Stumpy) from Trash Video and Fred Negro as the only copy available has a French soundtrack.

The little known sequel to For Your Height Only (1979), again starring Weng Wang as Agent 00. This movie has a lot more sex, nudity and violence and even less of a plot.

For some reason at the start of the movie 00 gets shot at and calls in reinforcements to a hotel, which leads to him being lowered down the side of a building (probably only so the directors get to show some gratuitous sex and nudity) so he can get to the gunman who is holding some people hostage.

00 then takes to his mini motorbike to stop a truck containing a kidnapped businessman. It turns out that the bloke was kidnapped by the notorious international terrorist Sockhead (with a great voice by Stumpy) who is trying to extort money out of the business leaders of the Philippines.

The secret service arranges for 00 to be present at the drop-off of the ransom and he hides in the bin (and later the bag with the money) to track down the terrorists. With other agents following him, 00 manages to get to Sockhead (who is resplendant in his all-white outfit and cape) but he gets away and 00 gets in trouble for losing the money.

The leader of the group of businessmen is almost assassinated by a she-male with a grenade outside spy headquarters, and after 00 saves him he drives off in a huff.

A result of this is that 00 is taken off the case, so he goes off to investigate it by himself. This leads to some excellent scenes in a strip club and a massage parlour where the workers mob 00 as they think he's cute.

This movie also contains the only car chase sequence I have seen where the baddies stop in the middle to go through a car wash.

It manages to get even more confusing with 00 locked in a big bird cage by the baddies on a boat, who then gloat and contemplate how to get rid of him...

Although this movie wasn't as good as the original, it was still fun and it was made better by Stumpy and Fred's voices of the characters. As Stumpy said, you could tell even Weng Wang looked a bit over it.

At the end of this movie it also says to look out for a sequel called License Expired, but no-one has been able to find it so far.

timchuma gives this movie 6 out of 10.
Review created on Thu 26 Aug 2004

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  1. Must see flick.

    Rating given: 10

    A comment from Will on Mon 18 Sep 2006 21:56 #

  2. nice!

    Rating given: 10

    A comment from Andy King on Tue 01 May 2007 19:51 #

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