Enter the Fat Dragon

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Enter the Fat Dragon
Japanese film poster
Traditional 肥龍過江
Simplified 肥龙过江
Mandarin Féi Lóng Guò Jiāng
Cantonese Fei4 Lung4 Gwo3 Gong1
Directed by Sammo Hung
Produced by Florence Yu
Written by Ni Kuang
Starring Sammo Hung
Billy Chan
Fung Hak-On
Lam Ching-ying
Music by Frankie Chan
Cinematography Ricky Lau
Release dates
  • 13 July 1978 (1978-07-13)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese

Enter the Fat Dragon (Chinese: 肥龍過江) is a 1978 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Sammo Hung, who also starred in the film. The film is mostly a parody of the Bruce Lee's 1972 film Way of the Dragon, and a satire of the Bruceploitation phenomenon of the '70s.

The film had a belated video release in the United States, eventually coming out in 1999 after director and actor Sammo Hung became an unexpected success with his American TV series Martial Law.


Ah Lung is a pig farmer and a devoted Bruce Lee fan who is anxious to follow in Lee's footsteps, but only ridiculed for his attempts. He is sent to the city to earn a living working at his uncle's restaurant, but when he arrives, he finds a gang of thugs causing trouble in the restaurant. He takes the chance to prove himself and attacks the thugs, defeating them and saving the restaurant. Soon, he becomes a waiter, and discovers a plot by the same thugs to kidnap a woman he works with. Eventually, he defeats the thugs once again and saves the day.


Actor Role
Sammo Hung Ah Lung
Yung San Baan Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Yuen Biao Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Billy Chan Thug/Action Movie Fighter
Chung Fat Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Wah Cheung
Roy Chiao Chiu
Lam Ching-ying Action Movie Fighter
Ngai Hung Chik
Yuet Sang Chin
Feng Feng Uncle Hung
Ging Man Fung Spectacles vendor
Fung Hak-On Gene
Meg Lam Baat Je
Lee Hoi San Karate Thug
Hoi-sook Lee Chen
King Lee Party fighter
Tony Leung Siu-hung Tseng Hsiao-lung
Ling Ling
Billy Chan Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Ke Ming Lin
Lau Chau Sang
Mang Hoi Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Mars Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Gwa-pau Sai
Eric Tsang Party Host's Son
Ha Wong
Ji Keung Wong
Huang Ha Movie Director
David Nick Boxing Thug
Yeung Wai
Bryan Leung Bearded Fighter
Peter Yang Kwan Professor Bak / Bai

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