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My Schoolmate the Barbarian (2001)

Wo de Ye man Tong xue (original title)
| Comedy, Action
Stone was the King of Fighters at TBS High, until he left the school for a year. Edward, a nerdy student, is accidentally transferred to TBS. Phoenix has a crush on Edward, but is afraid to... See full summary »

Directors:

Siu-Hung Chung (as Billy Chung), Jing Wong

Writer:

Jing Wong
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nicholas Tse ... Stone
Stephen Fung ... Edward
Joey Yung ... Phoenix
Samuel Pang ... Mantis
Serena Po Serena Po ... Edward's Mom
Ken Chung Ken Chung ... Tiger
Hyper BB Hyper BB ... Pork Bun
Ka Ho Yu Ka Ho Yu ... Big Mouth
Frankie Chi-Hung Ng ... Phoenix's Dad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lai Hing Chan Lai Hing Chan ... Stone's grandmother
Yam Chan Yam Chan ... Uncle Terry
Wai-Hung Fung Wai-Hung Fung ... Phoenix's mother
Helen Poon ... To Wai Sum
Wai-Keung Tung Wai-Keung Tung ... Principal Szeto (as Dick Tung)
King-Man Yip King-Man Yip ... Principal Brian Driver (as King Man Ip)
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Storyline

Stone was the King of Fighters at TBS High, until he left the school for a year. Edward, a nerdy student, is accidentally transferred to TBS. Phoenix has a crush on Edward, but is afraid to admit. Stone returns with the vow never to fight. He decides to teach Edward to defend himself. However, Mantis, the current TBS King of Fighters, won't stand for it. He wants to fight Stone to see who te real King of Fighters is. Edward is kidnapped and only Mantis holds they key as to who kidnapped Edward. Written by Ninja01

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No class. No teacher. All fights.

Genres:

Comedy | Action

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Also Known As:

My Schoolmate the Barbarian See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Has footage from the video game Project Justice on the Dreamcast mixed in with some of the live-action fight scenes. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Yutbak Out Siu (2001) See more »

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Funny, witty, and out of control!
24 November 2001 | by GenXSee all my reviews

I just finished watching this film, and I must say that this is one of the wittiest, films I've seen in a long time. It's a satire on Form 5 schools, (which is almost like juvenille schools) in Hong Kong. Many over the top fights, with some special effects in the mix, bullies, graffiti, all the sterotypical aspects of a "ghetto" school environment.

Main characters Stephen Fung, Nicholas Tse, and Joey Yung, give believable performances as the smart, the barbarian, and the annoying. The kung-fu fight scenes were done particularly well, since many of the actors had very little kung-fu training. Very slapstick, and is not to be taken too seriously, this film will keep your attention, if you are looking for a lighthearted fun time.

For those who are into video games, they will find it slightly more amusing near the end of the film.

Highly recommended.


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