History Creator / StephenChow

2nd Dec '17 7:39:32 AM dlchen145
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An influential Hong Kong comedian, actor and film director, best known in the west for ''Film/ShaolinSoccer'' and ''Film/KungFuHustle'', Stephen Chow Sing-Chi is famous for his slap stick martial arts movies. He also has something of a reputation for taking unknowns as his romantic lead, collectively called "Sing girls", all of whom go on to have successful careers in their own right.

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An influential Hong Kong comedian, actor and film director, best known in the west for ''Film/ShaolinSoccer'' and ''Film/KungFuHustle'', Stephen Chow Sing-Chi (born 22 June 1962) is famous for his slap stick martial arts movies. He also has something of a reputation for taking unknowns as his romantic lead, collectively called "Sing girls", all of whom go on to have successful careers in their own right.
21st Nov '17 11:21:56 AM MackWylde
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* BlackAndWhiteMorality: Sticks to traditional good vs evil stories.
19th Oct '17 10:47:31 AM lalunaticscribe
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As an actor he has been known to be the lead actor in all of his movies as well as some lead roles in films such as the ''Film/GodOfGamblers'' sequels and ''A Chinese Odyssey''.

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As an actor he has been known to be the lead actor in all of his movies as well as some lead roles in films such as the ''Film/GodOfGamblers'' sequels and ''A Chinese Odyssey''.''Film/AChineseOdyssey''.
18th Sep '17 11:38:57 AM MackWylde
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When not making a film, Stephen Chow is reported to be a taciturn and serious individual who is unenergetic and rarely if ever smiles. Some speculate that this stems from his boyhood spent in abject poverty in Kowloon, and/or the fact that just because he's good at making people laugh [[MoneyDearBoy doesn't mean he likes doing it.]] Or the [[BewareTheNiceOnes mob connections]] that got him banned from Canada as of 1995.[[note]]All rumors, of course.[[/note]]

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When not making a film, Stephen Chow is reported to be a taciturn and serious individual who is unenergetic and rarely if ever smiles. Some speculate that this stems from his boyhood spent in abject poverty in Kowloon, and/or the fact that just because he's good at making people laugh [[MoneyDearBoy doesn't mean he likes doing it.]] Or the [[BewareTheNiceOnes mob connections]] that got him banned from Canada as of 1995.[[note]]All rumors, of course.[[/note]]

17th Sep '17 10:18:06 AM MackWylde
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Very much on the Idealistic end.
7th Jul '17 10:26:53 PM jormis29
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** ''Film/JourneyToTheWestTheDemonsStrikeBack''
14th Oct '16 3:57:54 PM KingClark
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* RuleOfFunny: Widely considered the TropeCodifier for Hongkong cinema.

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* RuleOfFunny: Widely considered the TropeCodifier for Hongkong cinema.

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Hong Kong cinema.
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24th Sep '16 10:22:05 AM nombretomado
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* ''New Fist of Fury'' (an AffectionateParody of BruceLee's Film/FistOfFury, of course. There's even an ActingForTwo moment in an IntercontinuityCrossover with ''All for the Winner''.)

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* ''New Fist of Fury'' (an AffectionateParody of BruceLee's Film/FistOfFury, Creator/BruceLee's ''Film/FistOfFury'', of course. There's even an ActingForTwo moment in an IntercontinuityCrossover with ''All for the Winner''.)
31st Jul '15 11:39:24 AM Frankie
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* EnlightenmentSuperpowers: Multiple of his films involve a Buddhist powerup to finish the climactic battle.
22nd Jun '15 12:05:27 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* MoodWhiplash: Chow's films are known to veer from slapstick comedy to melodramatic tragedy on a dime.

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* MoodWhiplash: Chow's films are known to suddenly veer from slapstick comedy to melodramatic tragedy on a dime.and back.
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