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Snake Fist Fighter (1973)

Diao shou guai zhao (original title)
R | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 1973 (Hong Kong)
Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows... See full summary »

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Jackie (as Yuan Lung Chen)
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Old Master (as Hsao Ten Juan)
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Chao Ling
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Landlord (as Shth Tien)
Kwok Choi Hon ...
Little Frog (as Kuo Tas Han)
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Pickpocket (as Bill Yuen)
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Jackie's Foster Father
Yeong-Mun Kwon ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwok Kuen Chan
Kam Cheung
Shao-Lin Chiang
Chun Chin ...
Jackie's Uncle
Lu Chin
Yuet Sang Chin
Feng Erh
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Young Jackie was intrigued by Kung-Fu since an early age, but his father strictly forbade its practice. One day, he meets an old beggar who offers to teach Jackie how to fight. Jackie grows up to be quite good though he keeps his knowledge a secret until he is forced to fight by an extortion ring that's putting the squeeze on his uncle's restaurant. Written by William Pagan <ny952696@pacevm.dac.pace.edu>

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As a boy he was taught the secrets of Kung Fu, now he will use them to avenge his father's death. See more »

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The original film was completed and released in 1973. This version is available on widescreen DVD in Japan, under the title Cub Tiger From Kwang Tung See more »

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During Jackie's blindfolded fight, the blindfold looks to be transparent. See more »

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Go Jackie Go!!
11 November 2003 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie.. and I have to say... DON'T BELIEVE WHAT MOST OF THE OTHER USERS WRITE ABOUT THIS MOVIE (i.e. its bad etc)

its SO good!! its really funny,the action is VERY fast for its age (I cant remember anything in a fight being this fast until the early 80's)

Jackie for one time gets to show he REALLY can fight!..instead of just getting beaten up by the later movies for about 10 years..

the dubbing is really good too,very professional voice-actors.

at least 8/10

I love this movie!!


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