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Kung Fu Hustle Reviews

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November 19, 2013
Chow is a genius in generating extraordinary drama from the familiar.
May 2, 2012
Slapstick silliness and martial artistry of the highest calibre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 29, 2009
A smart and very funny action comedy that will really knock your socks off.
April 16, 2009
The ever-shifting genre of martial arts films takes on yet another variation with writer/director/actor Stephen Chow's CGI spectacle infused comic Kung Fu adventure.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 7, 2008
Gravity takes a backseat to levity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 27, 2007
Keeps the gags flying almost as rapidly as the fists.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 7, 2007
A film that is geared simply, straightforwardly and, above all, honestly to providing absolute entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 1, 2007
So disarmingly eager to please that only a stone-faced kung fu purist could object.
August 4, 2007
The laws of physics no longer apply, if they ever did; characters leap, run at neck-breaking speed, bash each other through several walls with one blow.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 25, 2007
While those who can't stand long fight scenes might find it a bit tiresome, everyone else is going to consider this a sweet, light-hearted martial arts treat.
Read More | Original Score: 77/100
June 21, 2007
Giant action sequences, funny characters, and, my favourite, a giant hand carved into the earth, whomping the bad guy into submission. So much fun.
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 25, 2006
A strange, fun flick that loves its source material dearly, Kung Fu Hustle is destined to become a cult classic.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 4, 2006
Simultaneously and paradoxically irreverent and loving. A terrific piece of cinematic entertainment
Full Review | Original Score: 82/100
May 12, 2006
Chow's movie may seem nutty on the surface, but its slyness, its dreamy unfolding of so many moods and genres, becomes intoxicating.
February 7, 2006
Kung Fu Hustle flies by on bursts of dizzying slapstick invention. There's rarely a dull moment, but the wise-guy tone and the non-stop frenzy wear you down.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 17, 2006
More like a cartoon populated with human actors.
January 7, 2006
Invigorating, bombastic, out-there and very funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 26, 2005
A film where special effects erase physics and the constraints of the human body, there's absolutely no telling what will come next.
August 31, 2005
Few directors in world cinema are working so competently and consistently in any mode as Chow is in this one.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 30, 2005
Kung Fu Hustle is made with such infectious humour and gee-whiz visuals it's easy to simply surrender all over again to Chow's brand of lunacy
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