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Duel of the Iron Fist (1971)

Da jue dou (original title)
A Kung Fu artist sacrifices everything to avenge his father's execution.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lung Ti ...
Tang Jen Chieh
Ping Wang ...
Hu-Dieh ('Butterfly')
Jeanette Yu Wei ...
A-Hsiu
David Chiang ...
Chiang Nan ('Rambler')
Yuan Chuan ...
Kan Wen-pin
Chih-Ching Yang ...
Shen Tien-hung
Feng Ku ...
Tang Jen Lin
Kang-Yeh Cheng ...
Hsiao Mao
Hui Hsia ...
Ling Tzu
Bin He ...
Liu Shou-yi (as Ho Pin)
Ching Ho Wang ...
Chao Hai-shan
Liu Hung ...
Hsu Li
Chung Wang ...
Liu Sung
Kuang Yu Wang ...
Wang Hung
Kang Liu ...
Lin Ting-wu
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A Kung Fu artist sacrifices everything to avenge his father's execution.

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21 April 1971 (Hong Kong)  »

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Old school kung fu
11 December 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This film is a lot of fun. The revenge based plot means infinite opportunities for groups of bad guys to leap out from no where to try and kill the hero - which results in some fantastic, often knife based fights. It may not be realistic, but it sure is spectacular. And then there's the fun to be had with the bad dubbing by Americans from down South and the quirky, chop-sockyness of this film. But if that's not enough, the first major fight scene in this film will be very familiar to fans of Kill Bill volume 1. It was this film that inspired Quientin Tarintino's brilliant finale in the Blue Flower. The set is very reminiscent, and there is even a moment where the power is cut and the fighters are in darkness. So for classic, old school cinema that's still relevant to today - Dual of the Iron Fist is an excellent film.


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