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Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)
"Shen quan da zhan kuai qiang shou" (original title)

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In wake of the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a group of Japanese warlords calculate that the best way to prepare an invasion of the rest of China from their southern Manchuria ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Sau Pai-lung (as Jimmy Wong Yu)
Fei Lung ...
Black Crane
Emily Y. Chang ...
(as Cheung Ying Chen)
Kang Chin ...
Yin Feng
Chi-Min Chin ...
(as Ching Chih Min)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pao-Shan Chang
Yi Kuei Chang
Chin Hai Chen
Tien-chi Cheng
Hou-Chiang Chi
Wan Hsi Chin
Kuo Chung Ching
Alan Chung San Chui ...
(as Chui Chung Hei)
Po Wei Hou
Han Hsieh
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In wake of the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895), a group of Japanese warlords calculate that the best way to prepare an invasion of the rest of China from their southern Manchuria staging ground. They form an alliance with General Tao, a major power broker in the kingdom, prompting other Chinese generals to rally against him. The chief asset among these patriots is martial arts master named "Rapid Fist" Sau Pai-lung who subsequently thwarts every assassination attempt and other acts of subversion committed by the Japanese forces. Unable to vanquish Sau with battalions of riflemen and ninjas, the invaders enlist the services of several notorious killers, including pole-fighting monk Yin Feng and ruthless gunslinger Black Crane. They attack Sau with an array of exotic weaponry including a double-barrel shotgun that resembles an over-sized fan. At one point, when the Japanese find their backs against the wall, they use magic to bring back three men from the dead, transforming them ... Written by Neva Friedenn

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Great Shaw Brothers action film
10 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

This Shaw Brothers production packs a lot of neat stunts and fast action. Director-star Jimmy Wang Yu does a really good job and is a really cool kung fu hero. A lot of his stunts are incredible and the action scenes are all shot magnificently. Fans of Hong Kong action shouldn't miss this one. This is the Shaw Brothers at their best.


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