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One-Armed Boxer (1972)

Du bei chuan wang (original title)
R | | Action, Drama | 1973 (USA)
After his schoolmate and master is killed and he loses an arm, student Tien Lung has to learn the art of one-arm boxing.

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Yu Tien Lung
Yeh Tien ...
Chao Liu
Hsin Tang ...
Hsiao Yu
Fei Lung ...
Okinawan Karate Champ Erh Ku
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Chung-Kuei Chang
Shao Chun Chang
Yi Kuei Chang ...
Tibetan Zen Boxer Ko Fu
Hsin Yi Chen
Jen Chen
Shih Wei Chen ...
Trainee Chan
Chun Chou
Ming-Ching Chou
Wei-Hsiung Ho ...
Trainee Hsiung
Po Wei Hou
Min-Hsiung Hsiao
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After a fight, the school of master Hang Tui has to face the opium dealer Chao and his thugs. After a first defeat, the treacherous Chao hires a bunch of ruthless mercenaries. Tien Lung, Hang Tui's best student, is the only survivor, but without one of his arm. He has to undergo very painful training to exact revenge on evil Chao and his deadly henchmen. Written by Thomas Bauduret <suspiria@club-internet.fr>

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Make Way For The Chinese Professionals! The Kung Fu Beast! The Karate Killer! The Siamese Devils! The Tibetan Tiger Men! The Bloody Kwon-Do Master! The Judo King! The Invincible Yuga Khan! The Fantastic One-Armed Boxer!

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Jimmy Wang Yu's classic !!
28 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although not well known in the US, this is one classic kung-fu movie that has its place in the annals of kung-fu action movies starring Yu Wang, and probably the movie that catapulted him to big stardom. Before Bruce Lee, and Jackie Chan he was THE martial action star.

Format was very innovative as many of Jimmy Wang's movie is. This movie features a martial artist with only one arm, and like the blind swordsman series that made Shintaro Katsu a big star, his name will be associated with this movie for a long time. When you see this movie, you'll see how good of an athlete Jimmy Wang is, and he can play a good guy character like nobody else.

A martial arts movie classic, and a must see if you are a martial arts movie fan.


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