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[CHI] Sammo Hung
« on: November 09, 2008, 09:01:52 PM »


Sammo Hung is a Chinese actor, producer and director from Hong Kong, known for his work in many kung fu films and Hong Kong action cinema. He has been a fight choreographer for, amongst others, Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, King Hu, Stephen Chow and John Woo.

Hung is one of the pivotal figures who spearheaded the Hong Kong New Wave movement of the 1980s, helped reinvent the martial arts genre and started the Jiang Shi (hopping vampire) genre. He is widely credited with assisting many of his compatriots by giving them their starts in the Hong Kong film industry, by giving them cast and crew roles in the films which he produced.

In East Asia, it is common for people to address their elders or influential people with familial nouns as a sign of familiarity and respect. Jackie Chan, for example, is often addressed as "Dai Goh", meaning Big Brother. Hung was known also known as "Dai Goh", until the filming of Project A, which featured both actors. As Hung was the eldest of the kung fu "brothers", and the first to make a mark on the industry, he was given the nickname "Dai Goh Dai", meaning, Big, Big Brother or Biggest Big Brother.


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Name: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo / 洪金寶
Date of Birth: 1952/01/07
Place of Birth: Hong Kong
Other names: Yuen Lung / Yuen Chu
Occupation: ctor, director, producer, action choreographer
Years active: 1961 - present
Spouse: Joyce Godenzi (1995-)

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Filmography

* Fatal Move (2008)
* Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon (2008)
* Twins Mission (2007)
* Kill Zone (2005)
* Maan Lone (2005)
* Zu Warriors (2005)
* Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
* Astonishing (2004)
* Flying Dragon, Leaping Tiger (2004)
* Men Suddenly in Black (2003)
* Avenging Fist (2001)
* Zu Warriors (Remake) (2001)
* Shanghai Noon (2000)
* Jackie Chan's Project A (1999)
* Mr. Nice Guy (1998)
* Lord of the Wu Tang (1997)
* Lucky Stars (1997)
* The Stunt Woman (1996)
* Don't Give a Damn (1995)
* Project A (1994)
* Blade of Fury (1993)
* The Kung Fu Master (1993)
* Hua Pi Zhi Yinyang Fawang (1992)
* Daddy, Father, and Papa (1991)
* Lover's Tear (1991)
* My Flying Wife (1991)
* Touch and Go (Yi Chu Ji Fa) (1991)
* The Banquet (1991)
* Encounters of the Spooky Kind 2 (1990)
* Pantyhose Hero (1990)
* Shanghai Shanghai (1990)
* Skinny Tiger and Fatty Dragon (1990)
* The Prisoner (1990)
* Eight Tales of Gold (1989)
* Pedi-Cab Driver (1989)
* She Shoots Straight (1989)
* Slickers vs. Killers (1989)
* Dragons Forever (1988)
* Painted Faces (1988)
* Spooky Spooky (1988)
* China's Last Eunuch (1987)
* Eastern Condors (1987)
* My Lucky Stars (1987)
* Shaolin Traitorous (1987)
* Shanghai Express (1986)
* Where's Officer Tuba (1986)
* Heart of Dragon (1985)
* Twinkle, Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985)
* Owl Vs. Bumbo (1984)
* Wheels on Meals (1984)
* The End of the Wicked Tiger (1984)
* Winners and Sinners (1983)
* Zu: Warriors of the Magic Mountain (1983)
* Carry On Pickpocket (1982)
* The Dead and the Deadly (1982)
* The Prodigal Son (1982)
* Dreadnaught (1981)
* By Hook or By Crook (1980)
* Encounters of the Spooky Kind (1980)
* Filthy Guy (1980)
* The Victim (1980)
* Knockabout (1979)
* They Call Me Phat Dragon (1979)
* The Magnificent Butcher (1979)
* The Odd Couple (1979)
* Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog (1978)
* Enter the Fat Dragon (1978)
* Fast Sword (1978)
* Mandarin Magician (1978)
* Warriors Two (1978)
* Countdown in Kung Fu (1976)
* The Iron-Fisted Monk (1976)
* Masters of Martial Arts: Bonecrushers (1974)
* The Man From Hong Kong (1974)
* The Zhonglie (1974)
* Sting of the Dragon Master (1973)
* Paper Marriage (1954)

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Sammo Hung vs. Leung Kar Yan (Enter The Fat Dragon)


Sammo Hung vs. Donnie Yen (SPL)
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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2009, 08:35:16 PM »
DUDE is so FAT

Yet he so BAD ASS

Remember that TV show he did with the fucking hot Kelly Hu?? I betcha did. I remember that one Jackie Chan comedy where he put this giant wad of gum and blew up an entire jewel case :lol:

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009, 04:56:45 AM »
Total badass dude, he's probably the next best fight choreographer after Bruce Lee.

I guess Bruce passed on the torch when he kicked his ass in the opening of Enter the Dragon ^^

Recommendations would be Victim, Warriors 2, Prodigal son..

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2009, 08:48:59 AM »


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Hong Kong magazine reports that 57 year old Sammo Hung had emergency heart surgery last week :shocked
According to this report, Sammo was diagnosed with blocked arteries and secretly admitted to the hopsital. He acknowledged the surgery when contacted by the media by phone. Sammo is home now and rapidly recovering and hopes to return to Mainland to continue working on Detective Dee.

SOURCE: http://news.xinhuanet.com/ent/2009-08/13/content_11872377.htm

Get well soon Sammo!! IF one can rock the fu manchu like that!!  :pimp:


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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2009, 09:03:54 PM »
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Holy shit, hope he has a speedy recovery. :O

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2009, 05:14:22 AM »
^ wow. Recover soon Sammo.

My introduction to Sammo was the TV show Martial Law - that eventually costarred Arsenio Hall.

Sammo kicked ass in that show. (Plus having Kelly Hu there.....wowza)

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2009, 10:20:26 AM »

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2009, 10:30:20 AM »
XD Sammo in Pink

REUNITED!! AND IT FEELS SO GOOD!


Kung-fu star Jackie Chan (second from right) poses with other members of the "Seven Little Fortunes" as the martial-arts masters reunited to mark the group's 50th anniversary in Hong Kong on November 13, 2009. "Seven Little Fortunes" includes Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao, who formed the group when they studied martial arts with the late Peking Opera star, Yu Jim-Yuen. [Photo: Singtao Entertainment/CFP]

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2010, 11:36:17 AM »
^ Sammo's been looking like a triad boss ever since he did S.P.L. :lol:


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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2010, 05:36:33 PM »
lol, you cant compare this fight with S.P.L  :smhid

Paper Marriage is one of my fav. Sammo Movies

btw: Paper Marriage is from 1988 and not from 1954 (@ Filmography which should be updated to 2010 ;))
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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #10 on: April 25, 2010, 07:11:06 PM »
Here's another classic Sammo moment:


Paper Marriage is one of my fav. Sammo Movies
I gotta admit that I haven't seen it. I guess I should download it...

(@ Filmography which should be updated to 2010 ;))
True dat :yep:

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2010, 03:06:05 AM »
i was so shocked when I saw him in an American show. And I thought he was just playing a small role

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2010, 09:27:17 PM »


SAMMO HUNG'S DETERMINATION TO LOSE WEIGHT IS HARD TO FIND

Sammo Hung Kam Bo and Ti Lung yesterday attended a 2010 World Super Bicycle exhibit and Sower Chung Yung Cycling for Education event to urge people to ride bicycles to raise fund for education development in China.

Sammo's film IP MAN 2 performed well at the box office and later will hold a celebration, which he might not attend due to a physical examination. He said, "Every year I go for a check up. (Did the doctor ask you to lose weight?) Not only the doctor, everyone is telling me to lose weight, but I have a very hard with the determination to lose it. I would lose a little for movies, but when I return to Hong Kong I couldn't help myself. If the old lady is around I am a little better, otherwise I would let myself go." He also said that lately he exercised later. Although earlier he was a spokesperson for the Wii, the company did not give him a machine to play with. His daughter bought the one at home because she hoped he would lose weight with it. Normally he and his wife played video games like golf and hula hoop more.

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Ti Lung yesterday donated HK$5,000 and brought a photo from his milk delivery days. Actually back then his monthly salary was only $5. Ti Lung also said that because he had to work on JUSTICE BAO in Hengdian he could not participate in the event. Was his son Shaun Tam Chun Yin disillusioned with on screen performance? He said, "No, every person's experience is different. Sometimes when he is disillusioned I would encourage me." He also said that his son just returned from acting in the Mainland and would work behind the scene as well. Later he bought a VCD of his son's series to watch and had an exchange about acting.

http://hktopten.blogspot.com/2010/05/20100503-sammo-hungs-determination-to.html
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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2010, 07:51:29 AM »
Sammo Hung Knocked Out While Shooting "Ip Man 2"    
2010-05-06 17:17:49     CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: zhucheng





Sixty-year-old Hong Kong kung fu star Sammo Hung reveals that he was knocked out while shooting a fight scene for "Ip Man 2," M1905.com reports.

Hung, the action choreographer for the martial arts film, won the 2008 Hong Kong film award for his excellent work on "IP Man." In addition, Hung plays a veteran kung fu master in the sequel.

Hung says that in the film, he has two tremendous fight scenes, one with Donnie Yen and the other with a boxing king from Britain. While shooting the scene with the British boxer, he was knocked out.

"It was a tough scene for me, as I had to act and direct at the same time. And the British boxer was a bit nervous about hitting me. The shoot was repeated a few times until he really hit me with full force and I was knocked out," said Hung.

Although in his 60s, he was able to recover quickly due to his excellent physical condition from years of martial arts training. His nose, mouth and chin were bleeding, but he refused to go to the hospital.

"Because it was the last scene of the film, I didn't want hundreds of staff there to wait for me while I was in the hospital. I just called my doctor and made an appointment. I went to the hospital five hours later and got four stitches in my face," said Hung.

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2011, 05:21:45 PM »
I've seen Ip Man 2 this week  :thumbsup


Happy Birthday Sammo



I upped an old Interview with Sammo




Sammo talks about Bruce Lee/Enter the Dragon, being a Stuntman and about his childhood in the Peking Opera School.
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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2011, 10:35:03 AM »
^ AWESOME!! Sammo is DA MAN! and So FAT 大哥大 DAI GOR DAI :bow:

I watched a few of his directed films Don't Give A Damn (1995) with Yuen Biao and Takeshi Kaneshiro...LOL he just rips into Kathy Chow “If possible, I would fart on her face.” after he got clowned




lolwtf at Yuen Biao and Takeshi Kaneshiro in blackface


from the 80s fucking hilarious with AH LAM George Lam in Owl vs. Dumbo as two spies, featured a young Michelle Yeoh








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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2011, 05:57:52 PM »
Sammo Hung is back later this year with martial arts mayhem aplenty in Choy Li Fut.




Two best friends in Europe (played by real-life best friends Sammy Hung and Kane Kosugi) who love martial arts. They are Hung Gar exponents after learning the art from Hung's father (Sammo Hung). When they want to learn other forms of martial arts, they head off to China in an attempt to learn the art of Choy Li Fut Kung Fu. Kosugi's character wants to learn the art because his grandfather was once defeated by a female exponent of the art and wanted to learn but never had the chance to. When the duo head to China, they learn that the Choy Li Fut school is being challenged by a rival school. Hung and Kosugi enter a martial arts tournament to save the future of the school
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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2011, 09:59:24 PM »


new trailer

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Re: [CHI] Sammo Hung
« Reply #18 on: March 20, 2011, 04:03:51 AM »
Ai Kago was very fortunate to appear in this film wih Sammo Hung- most of her scenes were with Vanness Wu and Cherrie Ying-

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