Jack Burton Prefers David Lo Pan Style Over Gangnam Style


David Lo Pan Style

There are currently a million (or two) parodies of South Korean rapper Psy’s “Gangnam Style” all over YouTube these days. That’s the nature of YouTube — someone hits big, and everyone else rushes to cash in. Some are, er, more embarrassing than others, and they’re all pretty embarrassing. But of course, in today’s world, fame trumps embarrassment every day. Hell, even Wolverine is doing it these days for some free publicity, and yes, I found that cringe-worthy as well.

It took a while, but I finally found a parody worth posting — a meshing of “Gangnam Style” and John Carpenter’s criminally underappreciated ’80s action/comedy “Big Trouble in Little China”. The result? “David Lo Pan Style”. It’s actually a lot better than you’d think.

Bonus: they got James Hong (David Lo Pan himself) to guest star! And according to Hero Complex, Carpenter himself approved of the parody so much that he was said to have “presented the video at Screamfest L.A. over the weekend, when he picked up the festival’s career achievement award.” I don’t know if that’s true or not, though. Was anyone there?

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  • Xredribbonarmyx

    i just watched Big trouble in little China then i see this lol

  • Wolfdaddy21

    It is in fact true Carpenter approved of it…I asked the creator on Youtube.

  • Wolfdaddy21

    It is in fact true Carpenter approved of it…I asked the creator on Youtube.

  • http://www.beyondhollywood.com/ Dedpool

    AWESOME!!!!! I WANT IT!!!

  • http://www.grifiti.com Tin Hoang

    Big Trouble in Little China is on my top 10 list, right below The Goonies. The finally released a blu-ray version of it, last year? Anyway, it’s a great movie. Easily Carpenter’s best.