MCU fans spot ‘Kung Fu Hustle’ influence in Shang-Chi

Some eagle-eyed Marvel fans have discovered some homage to the 2004 Chinese surreal action comedy. Perfectly elaborate in Shang-Chi.

No question Shang-Chi director Destin Daniel Cretton inspired by director Stephen Chow Perfectly elaborate, as both movies are heavily involved in martial arts. And while Perfectly elaborate unique use of special effects for an almost cartoonish style, Shang-Chi It’s obviously comic-book origin, so it also boasts a somewhat larger-than-life tone.

A user on Reddit posted Side-by-side comparisons of the two films on the MarvelStudios subreddit, including Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi even include Perfectly elaborate poster in his San Francisco bedroom. In addition, the master kung fu tailor from Perfectly elaborate wears ten rings on each hand in the same manner as in the Marvel movies. Characters can also deflect projectiles with a stick in both the movies and the Buddha’s palm motif, or a hero reaching for the camera from high up in the sky, having can be seen in both films.

Another neat Easter Egg that fans noticed is actor Wah Yuen actually appearing in both Perfectly elaborate, as the host, and Shang-Chi, as Master Quang Bo.

We are grateful that Stephen Chow has inspired filmmakers around the world with his unique martial arts comedy as it clearly helped with Destin Daniel Cretton’s vision of bringing Shang-Chi to the screen, arguably one of the best films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

If you haven’t watched it yet, you can watch it Shang-Chi now on Disney Plus in enhanced IMAX, great for catching any and all Perfectly elaborate references we may have missed. | MCU fans spot ‘Kung Fu Hustle’ influence in Shang-Chi


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