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Dragon Flies (1975)
"The Man from Hong Kong" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Adventure  |  August 1975 (USA)
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Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton, a crime lord who the local police haven't been able to pick up.

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Cast

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Inspector Fang Sing Leng (as Jimmy Wang Yu)
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Morrie Grosse
Roger Ward ...
Bob Taylor
Rosalind Speirs ...
Caroline Thorne (as Ros Spiers)
Grant Page ...
Assassin
Rebecca Gilling ...
Angelica
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Willard
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Win Chan (as Hung Kam Po)
Deryck Barnes ...
Veterinarian
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Peterson
Ian Jamieson ...
The Drug Courier
Elaine Wong ...
Chinese Girl
John Orcsik ...
Charles (as John Orschik)
Geoffrey Brown ...
Thug (as Geoff Brown)
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Storyline

Hong Kong Inspector Fang Sing Leng travels to Australia to extradite a drug dealer. When the hood is assassinated on his way to court, everyone suspects Jack Wilton, a crime lord who the local police haven't been able to pick up.

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Fast! Fierce! Fantastic! Nothing can stop . . . . The Man from Hong Kong See more »


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$900,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

At least two sequences including the petrol station scene were cut from this movie for its American release in the USA due to the distributor's belief that the dialogue in these scenes was too Australian. See more »

Goofs

At 56 minutes, Yu Wang (Jimmy Wang Yu) climbs through a window that has a vertical opening when shot from outside as he enters the window. When shot from inside as he comes inside, the window has a horizontal opening. See more »

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A man is a man is a man
Written by Noel Quinlan
Performed by Deena Greene
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Jimmy Wang Yu classic film
5 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I guess I first saw this film in the early 90's on a local TV station. I had been a fan of Jimmy Wang Yu for a long time only really having seen one other film of his being "Blood of the Dragon" also known as "The Desperate Chase". It was one of the first movies I had ever seen period and i'll always remember it. After seeing "The Man from Hong Kong" I automatically knew that this was the best Action movie and drama that I would ever know. The soundtrack to the film is also a memorable one with a hot 70's tune for the opening. After watching this film I have searched high and low for all of Jimmy Wang Yu's other classics and having seen many of them, came to the conclusion that he is the king of kung fu. I own a few different versions of this movie and would love to someday see it get remastered for American home video and DVD or even put back into a few select theaters where it belongs. If you haven't seen it, see it, even if you have to get a multi-regional DVD player or VCR to play it, it's worth it!


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