Please place holds on East Hampton Public Library-owned items only, for pick-up at East Hampton Public Library only.  You can pick up ten (10) items per week per card.

Kung fu hustle

Book Cover
Average Rating
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
The work of international superstar Stephen Chow, Kung Fu Hustle is a humorous, special-effects-filled, action-packed martial arts epic set in early '40s China. A bumbling thief named Sing (Stephen Chow) desires to be the toughest member of the dreaded gangster hit squad known as The Axe Gang, but to completely join the gang he has to commit murder. When Sing attempts to rob a crowded run-down apartment complex known as Pig Sty Alley, the locals begin to defend themselves with some high-flying kung fu skills, and a tiny war erupts between the local masters and the axe-wielding gang. After the gang busts the ancient kung fu king known as The Beast (Leung Siu Lung) out of jail, tensions reach a boiling point as Pig Sty Alley's landlady (Yuen Qiu) leads an all-out attack against the gang and Sing discovers his true heroic fate. Kung Fu Hustle, which set box-office records across Asia during its December 2004 release, also stars Yuen Wah and Xing Yu, and features fight choreography by legendary masters of martial arts cinema Yuen Woo Ping and Sammo Hung. ~ Jason Gibner, Rovi
Also in This Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDd5efb0db-5cfa-d9c6-1c73-0072e6b3c5f2
Grouping Titlekung fu hustle
Grouping Authorsony pictures
Grouping Categorymovie
Last Grouping Update2020-02-01 10:35:25AM
Last Indexed2020-05-27 22:50:45PM

Solr Details

auth_author2Chan, Kwok Keun.
Hua, Dong Zhi.
Liang, Xiaolong, 1948-
Pan, Hengsheng.
Qiu, Yuen.
Wah, Yuen.
Wong, Raymond.
Yuan, Qiu.
Yuen, Wah.
Zhou, Xingchi, 1962-
author2-roleChan, Kwok Keun.
Hua, Dong Zhi.
Liang, Xiaolong,1948-
Pan, Hengsheng.
Qiu, Yuen.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Wah, Yuen.
Wong, Raymond.
Yuan, Qiu.
Yuen, Wah.
Zhou, Xingchi,1962-
display_descriptionSing, a hapless gangster, must overcome his inability to wield a knife and demonstrate his mettle in order to become a member of the notorious Axe Gang. He realizes he is the greatest kung fu master of them all, destined to protect the sacred streets.
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:.b14337976.i21168908Branford/Blackstone Adult DVDDVD KUN (Foreign & Indie)1falsefalseOn Shelfbrad
ils:.b1452563x.i21651772Wallingford Adult VideodiscsDVD KUNG WIDESCREEN1falsefalseOn Shelfwaad
ils:.b1452563x.i39427924Orange/Case Adult Videorecording Fiction DVDDVD INTERNATIONAL Kung1falsefalseOn Shelforadf
itype_ehADULT DVD
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:.b14337976DVDMoviesChineseSony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2005]1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ils:.b1452563xDVDMoviesWidescreen.ChineseSony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2005.1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b14337976.i21168908On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b1452563x.i21651772On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
ils:.b1452563x.i39427924On ShelfOn Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse9999
subject_facetComedy films
Feature films
Foreign films -- China
Gang members -- Drama
Gangs -- Drama
Kung fu -- Drama
Motion pictures, Chinese
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displayKung fu hustle
title_fullKung fu hustle a Sony Pictures Classic release ; a Columbia Pictures Film production ; Asia Limited ; Huayi Brothers & Taihe Film Investment Co., Ltd. ; Beijing Film Studio of China Film Group Corporation ; present a Star Overseas production ; a film by Stephen Chow ; written by Stephen Chow ... [et al.] ; produced by Yang Bu Ting ... [et al.] ; produced and directed by Stephen Chow
Kung fu hustle directed by Stephen Chow ; written by Stephen Chow ... [et al.]
title_shortKung fu hustle
topic_facetComedy films
Feature films
Foreign films
Gang members
Kung fu
Motion pictures, Chinese
Video recordings for the hearing impaired