Drunken Monkey (film)
|Directed by||Lau Kar-leung|
|Produced by||Mona Fong|
|Written by||Li Pak-ling|
|Music by||Tommy Wai|
|Cinematography||Wong Po Man|
|Edited by||Kit-Wai Kai|
|Box office||HK$ 153,560|
Drunken Monkey is a 2003 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by and starring Lau Kar-leung. It was the first kung fu film released by the Shaw Brothers Studio in two decades. This was the final film Kar-leung directed before dying on June 25, 2013.
- Lau Kar-leung as Master Man Bill
- Wu Jing as Great Uncle Tak
- Lau Wing-kin as Chan Kai-yip
- Shannon Yao as Siu-Ma
- Chi Kuan-chun as Yui Hoi-Yeung
- Gordon Liu as Detective Hung Yat Fu
- Lau Kar-wing as Fighter in the beginning
- Li Hai-tao
Ken Eisner of Variety wrote that the film's fight choreography overcomes its cheesiness and derivative story. David Cornelius of DVD Talk rated it 3/5 stars and wrote, "When the action's on, "Drunken Monkey" is a total blast. When the action's off, Drunken Monkey is a total snooze."
- West 2006, p. 119.
- "Drunken Monkey". Hong Kong Film Archive. Archived from the original on 16 May 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
- Eisner, Ken (23 January 2004). "Review: 'Drunken Monkey'". Variety. Retrieved 9 September 2014.
- Cornelius, David (13 August 2007). "Drunken Monkey". DVD Talk. Retrieved 9 September 2014.
- West, David (2006). Chasing Dragons: An Introduction to the Martial Arts Film. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 0-7864-4460-6.
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