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Du bi quan wang da po xue di zi
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Yu Wang (written by)
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Release Date:
February 1977 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
It's A Mean Machine - Cuts Your Head Off Clean! See more »
Plot:
The one-armed boxer is stalked by a vengeful flying guillotine expert, after his disciples were killed in the first 'One-Armed Boxer' film... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The most entertaining martial arts movie ever! See more (52 total) »

Cast

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Yu Wang ... Liu Ti Lung, The One-Armed Boxer
Kang Chin ... Fung Sheng Wu Chi
Chung-Erh Lung ... Wu Shao-tieh (as Kun Yee Lung)
Chia Yung Liu ... Chang Chia Yu (as Kar Wing Lau)
Lung Wei Wang ... Win-Without-a-Knife Yakuma (as Lung Wang)
Chien-Po Tsen ... Nai Men
Fei Lung ... Win-Without-a-Knife Yakuma Jiro
Hou-Chiang Chi
Pai Cheng Hau ... Master Wu
Ming Fei Wang
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tak Chi Chen
Tien Wu Chu
Alan Chung San Chui (as Chung Hei Chui)
Wai Hung Ho
Han Hsieh ... Referee
Hsing Hsieh
Philip Kwok
Jack Long ... Wang Chiang
Fong Lung ... Wu Chang-sheng (as Li Chien Min)
Mao Shan
Kao Shan Shao
Ting-Ken Shih
Jung Chi Sun
Robert Tai
Kun Chang Teng
Chiang Wang
Tai-Liang Wang ... Monkey Boxer
Wing Sheng Wang ... Yoga Master
Sung Chao Yu

Directed by
Yu Wang  (as Jimmy Wang Yu)
 
Writing credits
Yu Wang (written by) (as Jimmy Wang Yu)

Produced by
Cheuk Hon Wong .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frankie Chan  (as Hsun Chi Chen)
 
Cinematography by
Yao Hu Chiu 
 
Film Editing by
Ting Hung Kuo 
 
Production Design by
Kang Hsing Chao 
 
Costume Design by
Chin Chao  (as Ken Chao)
 
Makeup Department
Yu Chen Chao .... makeup artist
Yuan Chun Yu .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Hsi Fan Chan .... production manager
Fung Wang .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Su Yen Hsi .... sound effects
Hu Kuang .... sound recordist
Yu Ping Liang .... sound effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Yun Lung Niu .... assistant lighting technician
Huai Chen Pai .... lighting technician
Chang Li Wang .... assistant camera
 
Other crew
Chia Yung Liu .... fight choreographer (as Ka Wing Lau)
Chia-Liang Liu .... fighting choreographer (as Lau Ka Liang)
Kuang-Chi Lo .... stage supervisor (as Kuang-chi Lo)
Yi Wang .... arts
 

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Also Known As:
"Du bi quan wang da po xue di zi" - Taiwan (original title)
"The One Armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine" - Hong Kong (English title)
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Runtime:
93 min | USA:81 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | France:U | Portugal:M/18 | UK:X (cut) (1977) | USA:R
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Trivia:
Most or all music featuring in the film was used without permission of copyright holders (when the film was first released).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the one-armed snake-fist contestant is on the ground fending off his opponent during the tournament, his "missing" hand is visible.See more »
Quotes:
Chang Chia Yu:Dad, they say the One Armed Boxer is coming here, do you think he might?
Master Wu:He has an invitation... he is very well known... so, I think it would be good... if he could come... just to show himself here.
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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
The most entertaining martial arts movie ever!, 18 June 2003
Author: Infofreak from Perth, Australia

This one has to be seen to be believed! Jimmy Wang Yu, star of the Aussie cult classic 'The Man From Hong Kong', writes, directs and stars in this movie, which is one of the most entertaining martial arts movies ever made! The movie opens with wily old blind man Fung Shen Wu Chi (Kang Kam) receiving a message via carrier pigeon from his favourite nephews Tiger and Dragon telling him that they have been killed by the one armed boxer (Wang Yu). Now how they could write this message AFTER they had been killed is still a mystery to me, but this is the kinda movie where you just don't ask questions! So the old man goes off to avenge their deaths, armed with his secret weapon, a flying guillotine. This is a kinda hat box on a rope which he swings. It lands on people's heads and he decapitates them! He also likes to throw explosives at his enemies just to keep them on their toes. Anyway, he travels to a fighting tournament hoping that they one armed boxer will show. Of course he does and we eventually get an exciting climactic battle between the Master Of The Flying Guillotine and the One Armed Boxer. But before that we see a lot of the competitors having individual fights, the most memorable being the "swami master" from India. He's played by a Hong Kong actor in black face, and every time he comes on screen there's sitar music playing just so we know who he is I suppose. The swami has a special talent - he can make his arms extend. This makes for some supremely silly moments which are just hilarious. In fact the whole movie is hilarious. I loved every minute of it! If you like Kung Fu you MUST see this! Highly recommended fun!

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