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* BadassGrandpa: Lu Chan's original master, the doctor who tells him to go to Chen village, and Master Chen all count


* [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe And Now He Must Marry Me]]: A rare heroic example.

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* [[AndNowYouMustMarryMe And Now He Must Marry Me]]: A rare heroic example. [[spoiler:To prevent Lu Chan from getting his limbs disabled, Yu Niang marries him, thereby bringing him into the family.]]

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* SecondLove: Claire is this to Fang Zijing after he breaks off his engagement with Yu Niang. [[spoiler:Claire's death is what pushes him towards becoming a true villain.]]


* [[WorldOfBadass Village of Badass]]: It seems that everyone in Chen Village is a martial arts master. The doctor? Check. That lady who sits there playing mahjongg? Check. The guy selling tofu? Check. That little girl over there? [[LittleMissBadass ...yep.]]
* XMeetsY: ''Film/KungFuHustle'' meets ComicBook/ScottPilgrim.

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* [[WorldOfBadass Village of Badass]]: It seems that everyone in Chen Village is a martial arts master. The doctor? Check. That lady who sits there playing mahjongg? Check. The guy selling tofu? Check. That little girl over there? [[LittleMissBadass ...yep.]]
* XMeetsY: ''Film/KungFuHustle'' meets ComicBook/ScottPilgrim.
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* {{Steampunk}}

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* {{Steampunk}}{{Steampunk}}: The giant steam-powered robotic tank/railroad track laying machine.

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* GlowingEyesOfDoom: Once, when hit on his horn and his power manifests, Lu Chan's eyes glow.


* HeyItsThatGuy: In-universe. The introduction of any character results in a momentary pause to point out the character, the actor, and any immediately noteworthy facts.


* XMeetsY: ''Film/KungFuHustle'' meets ScottPilgrim.

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* XMeetsY: ''Film/KungFuHustle'' meets ScottPilgrim.ComicBook/ScottPilgrim.


** Just like KungFuHustle, just about everyone in the village.

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** Just like KungFuHustle, ''Film/KungFuHustle'', just about everyone in the village.



* XMeetsY: KungFuHustle meets ScottPilgrim.

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* XMeetsY: KungFuHustle ''Film/KungFuHustle'' meets ScottPilgrim.


A 2012 {{Steampunk}} Martial Arts film from the writer of [[DetectiveDee Detective Dee and the Phantom Flame]]. When a young martial arts prodigy seeks training in the secret tai chi style of Chen Village, he quickly and repeatedly finds his requests refused. [[{{Determinator}} This does not stop him.]] However, with the Qing dynasty coming to an end, and industry beating at the gates, the town finds itself in need of a hero. Well, [[WorldOfBadass one among many.]]

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A 2012 {{Steampunk}} Martial Arts film from the writer of [[DetectiveDee [[Film/DetectiveDee Detective Dee and the Phantom Flame]]. When a young martial arts prodigy seeks training in the secret tai chi style of Chen Village, he quickly and repeatedly finds his requests refused. [[{{Determinator}} This does not stop him.]] However, with the Qing dynasty coming to an end, and industry beating at the gates, the town finds itself in need of a hero. Well, [[WorldOfBadass one among many.]]

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* FamousNamedForeigner: Claire [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Heathrow_Airport Heathrow]]


* ShamgriLa: Chen Village.

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* ShamgriLa: TheShangriLa: Chen Village.


* BadassGrampa: Lu Chan's original master, the doctor who tells him to go to Chen village, and Master Chen all count

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* BadassGrampa: BadassGrandpa: Lu Chan's original master, the doctor who tells him to go to Chen village, and Master Chen all count

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* BadassGrampa: Lu Chan's original master, the doctor who tells him to go to Chen village, and Master Chen all count


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* LittleMissBadass: one of the people who beats up Lu Chan when he tries to get into the village is a little girl. Also true in real life, as her actress is apparently an actual kung fu prodigy (if her introduction text is to be believed)


* ButtMonkey: Fang Zi Jing. Despite spending his entire life in Chen Village, he was still treated as an outsider due to being born outside the village. When he came back as an adult trying to impress them with his advanced technology, his presentation fails due to accidental sabotage. He comes back to build the railroad through force... [[spoiler:whereupon his love, Claire, dies in his arms when]] the village strikes back against him. Then in the final battle, despite the fact that he did try to get the troops not to open fire, he's still treated as though he was the worst of the bunch by the elders and dragged face first through gravel.

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* ButtMonkey: Fang Zi Jing. Despite spending being raise for his entire early life in Chen Village, he was still treated as an outsider due to being born outside the village. When he came back as an adult trying to impress them with his advanced technology, his presentation fails due to accidental sabotage. He comes back to build the railroad through force... [[spoiler:whereupon his true love, Claire, dies in his arms when]] the village strikes back against him. Then in the final battle, battle of the first film, despite the fact that he did try to get the troops not to open fire, he's still treated as though he was the worst of the bunch by the elders and dragged face first through gravel. [[spoiler:By the end of the second film/half where he gets more and more wounded with his failed attempts to destroy the village he gets dragged off to a asylum/hospital where it is implied he will be experimented on.]]

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