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Huo guo ying xiong (2016)

When a young man and his friends dig a hole to expand their restaurant, they enter a nearby bank vault that is being robbed.

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When a young man and his friends dig a hole to expand their restaurant, they enter a nearby bank vault that is being robbed.

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14 April 2016 (Singapore)  »

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Chongqing Hot Pot  »

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$201,960 (USA) (1 April 2016)

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$776,649 (USA) (13 May 2016)
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Was Pleasantly Surprised
17 April 2016 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

As a white Canadian with absolutely no history of watching Chinese cinema (outside of the Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Bruce Lee flavour) I actually saw this movie on a lark to kill time in between meetings. I was very happy I did. The main characters were likable, the camera work was well done, the story had both serious and light moments and the action sequences are fantastic. I had a few problems as far as figuring out the passage of time (The story feels like it plays out over a week, but it feels like that is a little too long given the scenario presented) but it doesn't really hurt the film. I was surprised to see no reviews on this page, as I feel that this film does deserve to be seen. Seek it out!


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