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Return of the Chinese Boxer (1977)

Shen quan da zhan kuai qiang shou (original title)
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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(as Ko Lung)
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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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Jimmy does it again.
11 August 2002 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

I found this to be a confusing at times martial arts period piece. The story has to do with Japanese and Chinese rivals, a pair of swords, and some pearls. Star Jimmy Wang Yu as the title character shows up only sporadically and doesn't get any real screen time til the end of the flick. There are still plenty of fight scenes without him though. And that's what this movie is all about. The fight scenes. Fans of his MASTER OF THE FLYING GUILLOTINE will find much to enjoy and much in common with this film. Outlandish villians with equally outlandish weapons. Unique fighting styles and interesting arenas of combat. Highlights include the trio of long-haired kung fu zombies as well as the showdown at the end in the barn of many Wang Yus.

Crash Cinema's DVD is ok. Picture while wide-screen is a little scratchy and washed out at times. This english dub though is probably the only place to see this bit of 70's martial arts action.


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