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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 2:17 am
by or2az
Just found out about these. Are they worth watching? (if I can still find them)
Do they have english sub-titles?
I see they are mentioned very early in this thread.
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2016 8:51 pm
by Barticle
Never watched 'em but I see that the full movie of KFM2 is on Youtube in two Asian languages.

Both videos there lack English captions, but at least you can see what it's like.

The Region 1 DVDs listed on Amazon.com all have English captions.

Re: Re:Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:53 pm
by Barticle
ReachNL wrote:Don't forget the few seconds in Mission: Impossible III B)
A mere seven years later, here it is! :)
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There's also this quick glimpse of another match just three minutes earlier.
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:34 am
by Barticle
This is from season 4 of Chuck. (2011)

I guess prisoners don't like walls. ;)
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 10:45 pm
by Barticle
There's a brief mention of mahjong terminology in the latest Denis Villeneuve movie, Arrival. (2016)
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:06 pm
by Barticle
The ghost of Duke Ellington sings of the many delights of New York City in Netflix's adult animation Big Mouth. (2017)
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:49 pm
by Barticle
Scorpion SMG with holosight and Chun charm in Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. (2015)
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:25 am
by Barticle
Undercover at a mahjong parlour in Brooklyn Nine-Nine. (2013)
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:59 am
by Barticle
A young mahjong fan moves to Tokyo in Japanese film Joryū Tōhaiden aki. (2017)
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:04 pm
by Barticle
Police interrupt a nice hand at a mahjong parlour in Japanese series Strawberry Night. (2012)
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Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:51 am
by Barticle
Recent rom-com Crazy Rich Asians (2018) features a crucial scene at a mahjong parlour (filmed at Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion in Penang).

https://www.vox.com/first-person/2018/8/17/17723242/crazy-rich-asians-movie-mahjong
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(Thanks to BeOPtX8 on Reddit for the tip.)

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:24 am
by Barticle
Although it's themed around Baduk (the Korean name for the Chinese game Go), The Divine Move (2014) has a couple of Riichi scenes at a 'mahjong bar'.
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(Thanks to kirinjipapa on Reddit for the tip.)

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:14 am
by Barticle
Similarly, Satoshi: A Move for Tomorrow (2016) is a tragic biopic of a Shogi pro but features a brief mahjong scene.
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This guy has a stylish mahjong calendar too. 8)
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(Thanks to kirinjipapa on Reddit for the tip.)

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:42 pm
by Barticle
Finally checking out the Hong Kong mahjong movie Fat Choi Spirit (2002).
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After some blatant hand signals, two prehensile cheaters swap tiles barefoot under the table. :lol:
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(Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit - and Fat Dragon nine years ago in this thread - for the tip.)

Re: Mahjong at the movies?

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 10:38 pm
by Barticle
Mahjong played over a pool at the end of Born to Gamble. (1987)
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(Thanks to damionlai97 on Reddit for the tip.)