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The Screaming Tiger (1973)

Tang ren piao ke (original title)
When the Japanese massacre the people of his fishing village, the Chinese hero of this Kung Fu epic (Jimmy Wang Yu) heads to Japan seeking vengeance.

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Ching Ching Chang
Fei Lung
Ping Lu ...
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Lan Chi
Mao Shan
Han Hsieh
Pao-Shu Kao
Chi Ma
Fu Hung Cheng
Kai Kang
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Pin Lo
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When the Japanese massacre the people of his fishing village, the Chinese hero of this Kung Fu epic (Jimmy Wang Yu) heads to Japan seeking vengeance.

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"The Scream Of The Tiger Is The Cry Of Revenge!" See more »

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16 August 1973 (West Germany)  »

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Series of Fights Strung Together by a few Threads of Plot
6 May 2008 | by (Vulcan) – See all my reviews

This bizarre martial arts film is about a young Chinese man wandering around Japan in search of revenge, and the allies he picks up along the way. The head of a local martial arts school, who is also an arrogant murderer, has wronged many people, and our hero is going to exact vengeance.

There are a lot of strange flourishes and eccentricities in this film which can become very confusing if you let them. There is a nicely developed romantic subplot and a school vs school subplot which is, perhaps, underexploited here. But the value of this film is mostly wrapped up in the exceptional martial arts scenes - great settings, exciting action, excellent choreography.

Recommended for genre fans.


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