Balls of Fury Synopsis
A disgraced pingpong champ goes under cover for the government to bring down a crime lord.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Stupendously silly but viciously funny.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If it's not quite the best Will Ferrell movie he never made, Balls of Fury is, at the very least, a lot funnier than it has a right to be.
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63

Boston Globe

The movie flaunts its ridiculousness and offers a relentless string of jokes about blindness, groin-bashing, and bodily odors.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Even at just 90 minutes, Balls of Fury - with its caricatures of the Asian underworld, with its G-man malarkey and gay jokes (Feng keeps an...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The first movie combining Ping-Pong and kung-fu and co-starring Maggie Q. How many could there be?
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
The good news is that Christopher Walken, resplendent in purple silk, isn't the film's sole redeeming element. The bad news is that even...
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The few jokes it does land can't make this more than a look-what's-on-late-night-cable event.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
The real trouble is that it's supposed to be an outrageous comedy, but in fact it's fairly tame and not all that funny.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Balls of Fury makes "Dodgeball" look like high art. It'll be tough to crack a smile, let alone laugh, during this uninspired and sophomoric...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A joke of a title in search of a movie with a single good joke.
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Sucks. A waste of money.

By bfxxcpoon
Not funny at all. I did not laugh one bit....

So funny

By Applebots
saw the film and absolutely loved it. its good old fashioned laugh out loud comedy. Extremely entertaining and require absolutely no thought! i love these guys...

hilaroues

By movie man101
it will be so funny i will cry it will be oh so funny it still will be funny great actors i mean it will be the perfect movie...

Don't waste your time on "Balls of Fury"

By Nancie
We thought it would be for ping pong what "Dodgeball" was for that sport. Instead, this movie was dreadful from start to finish. Even my 11-year-old son thought it stunk! If you feel that you must...

Balls of Fury

By HSBudinich
Laugh, laugh, laugh at bawdy humor. Laugh again. For mindless fun. Great costumes, from rejects sold at Elton John's garage sale to sexy dominatrix, to sexy, sexy, china doll. 'Booger' strikes again...

Balls just out.

By Windwounder
Balls of Fury is a comedy based on the great Bruce Lee film, Fists of Fury and the Lee biopick Dragon. The comedy is uneven, the pace slows as some scenes run on without a big joke to finish them. ...

Gay ballsz

By Mathias186
omg so many gay and racial slurs in the movie. it was the worst experience of my life. i nearly cried because it was so bad....

Must see

By selena00
A must see. It'll keep you laughing from the start....

TOO FUNNY!!

By vernon5555
I couldn't stop laughing. I almost wet myself....no, seriously....

Jason Scott Lee plays funny, very silly but well worth it!

By actvid
I enjoyed Balls of Fury. As a table tennis player I knew the on-court action would not contain any technical scenes. But that is not why you should see this movie. See it for it's laughs! This...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For crude and sex-related humor, and for language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Slapstick ping-pong comedy has very slight bounce.
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