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
Lee Hye-sook
Ankie Lau
Luk Chu-sek
Bryan Leung
Music by Frankie Chan
Cinematography Ricky Lau
Edited by Cheung Kwok-kuen
Fung Ming Motion Picture
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 1970s.

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
Lee Hye-sook Chen
Ankie Lau Siu-wai
Luk Chu-sek Ko
Bryan Leung Bearded Fighter
Peter Yang Professor Bak / Bai
Roy Chiao Chiu
Meg Lam Baat Je
Pan Yung-sheng 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
Johnny Cheung Fighter at party
Lam Ching-ying Action film fighter
Chik Ngai-hung Robber
Chin Yuet-sang
Feng Feng Uncle Hung
Fung King-man Spectacles vendor
Fung Hak-on Gene
Lee Hoi-san Karate Thug
King Lee Party fighter
Tony Leung Siu-hung Tseng Hsiao-lung
Chiu Chi-ling
Lam Hak-ming Thug
Lau Chau-sang
Mang Hoi Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Mars Fighter in Opening Credit Sequence
Sai Gwa-Pau Stutterer on bus
Eric Tsang Party Host's Son
Wong Chi-keung Fighter at party
Huang Ha Movie Director
David Nick Boxing Thug
Yeung Wai Baate Je's husband

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