Stephen Chow co-wrote, directed and stars in this comical martial arts saga set in China in the 1940s. Posing as a member of a ruthless local gang, an inept thief (Chow) tries to run a con on the residents of a run-down housing project. But the jig is up when the tenants turn out to be kung fu experts and the real mobsters show up, landing Chow in the middle of a deadly war of fists and feet. With Yuen Qiu, Leung Siu Lung, Dong Zhi Hua. 99 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: Chinese Dolby Digital 5.1, English, French; Subtitles: English, French.