10/10 CLASSIC OLD SKCHOOL KUNG FU MOVIES

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1.
Legend of a Fighter (1982)
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The story of "Fok Yun Gap" also know as "Hou Yuan Chia" one of China's greatest marital artists. (89 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
2.
The Delightful Forest (1972)
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Wu Sung, a military swordmaster, is acused of murdering his adulterous sister-in-law and a thug, and sent to exile in Meng Chou... (93 mins.)
 
3.
Challenge of the Masters (1976)
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Teenager Wong Fei-hung is sent to train in the art of hung gar kung fu from his father's teacher, Luk Ah-choy. With training complete, Wong must fight an assassin and regain the honor of his school. (95 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
4.
Drunken Master (1978)
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Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan) is a mischievous, yet righteous young man, but after a series of incidents, his frustrated father has him disciplined by Beggar So (Yuen Siu-Tien), a master of drunken martial arts. (111 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
5.
Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)
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Jackie Chan is a boy who is used as a janitor at his kung-fu school. Jackie Chan can't fight and is always getting bullied by the teachers and pupils... (98 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
6.
Shaolin vs. Lama (1983)
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Skilled fighter Sung Li Ting is looking for a Kung Fu master who can beat him in battle and teach him new techniques... (88 mins.)
Director: Tso Nam Lee
 
7.
San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu (1977)
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The Iron-Fisted Monk marks the directorial debut of Sammo Hung (Painted Faces, TV's Martial Law), who used the opportunity to push the envelop in kung fu action films. (93 mins.)
 
8.
Magnificent Butcher (1979)
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A plump butcher student of Wong Fei Hung, Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu... (108 mins.)
Director: Woo-Ping Yuen
 
9.
The Young Master (1980)
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After failing his fellow students in a Lion Dance competition, Dragon (Jackie Chan) is sent away from his school in disgrace... (101 mins.)
Director: Jackie Chan
 
10.
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)
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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government. (115 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
11.
The Shaolin Temple (1982)
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The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital... (95 mins.)
Director: Hsin-Yen Chang
 
12.
Knockabout (1979)
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Knockabout is Sammo Hung's (TV's Martial Law, The Legend Of Zu) brilliant cinematic achievement at merging comedy with kung fu. His meticulous blending of the two ingredients is vividly demonstrated in this film. (92 mins.)
 
13.
Born Invincible (1978)
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Two warlord chiefs, a ton-fa wielder who can destroy an opponents weapon and a Tai Chi expert that is impervious to weapons... (83 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kuo
 
14.
Mantis Fist Fighter (1980)
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Ah Chi (Ka-Yan Leung) is obsessed with the martial arts and, more often than not, his kung-fu clowning gets him into trouble... (89 mins.)
Director: Yeh Yung Cha
 
15.
Bloody Monkey Master (1977)
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Iron is the son of a rebel leader, but prefers to spend his days gambling and getting into fights. When his father's group is arrested and executed... (95 mins.)
Director: Kuan Tai Chen
 
16.
Ninja Checkmate (1979)
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Supposedly dead, embittered former official, The Ghost Face Killer has returned and seeking revenge... (90 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kuo
 
17.
Warriors Two (1978)
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Beloved for its combination of thrilling combat choreography and hilarious physical comedy, the film tells the story of a humble cashier who discovers a plot to kill his small town mayor. (95 mins.)
 
18.
Kung Fu Invaders (1974)
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Hung escapes Shaolin after the temple is attacked by the Ching, only to be jailed with the help of Fang (also of Shoalin) who mistakes him for a bandit. Fang must now help Hung escape so they can challenge the Ching together. (93 mins.)
Director: Cheh Chang
 
19.
Five Fingers of Death (1972)
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Two martial arts schools prepare for an important tournament. (104 mins.)
Director: Chang Ho Cheng
 
20.
Raiders of the Shaolin Temple (1982)
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The Wu Tang seek to destroy the Shaolin Temple. The monks of Shaolin pin their hopes on a lone disciple to hold back the Wu horde. Training him are various teachers, including two crippled masters. (89 mins.)
Director: Shi Hou Fong
 
21.
The One-Armed Swordsman (1967)
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A noble swordsman, whose arm had been chopped off, returns to his former teacher to defend him from a villainous gang of rival swordsmen. (111 mins.)
Director: Cheh Chang
 
22.
Death Duel (1977)
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The Third Master (Erh Tung Sheng, aka Derek Yee, in the role that launched his career) is considered to be the greatest sword master of the day... (90 mins.)
Director: Chu Yuan
 
23.
The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter (1984)
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The Yang family was the loyal strong-arm of the Imperial army. But a jealous General betrays the Eilte... (98 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
24.
The Water Margin (1972)
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Tells the story of the 108 Heroes who stood up against a corrupt government. Each hero has his own unique fighting skill, but they are all willing to die to uphold justice. (125 mins.)
 
25.
Heroes of the East (1978)
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A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an arranged marriage and manages to insult all... (105 mins.)
Director: Chia-Liang Liu
 
26.
The Invincible Armour (1977)
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Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides... (90 mins.)
Director: See-Yuen Ng
 
27.
Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)
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A son tries to avenge his father, and gets two sword fighters to help him. (106 mins.)
Director: John Woo
 
28.
7 Grandmasters (1977)
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An aging martial arts expert is gifted a plaque from the Emperor declaring him the Kung Fu World Champion. Unsure of whether or not be is deserving of this title, he embarks on a journey to defeat the 7 Grandmasters. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kuo
 
29.
The Victim (1980)
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Chung Yao, a martial arts expert, has long been on the run from his stepbrother, who he caught trying to rape his wife on their wedding night... (89 mins.)
 
30.
Hitman in the Hand of Buddha (1981)
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A country bumpkin arrives to help his brother's rice business. Things get out of hand while a rival company becomes corrupt... (90 mins.)
Director: Yun-Kyo Park