Superkicker Dorian Tan Tao-liang plays a Shaolin student who must find a Manchu traitor responsible for the murder of the abbot. Jackie Chan is a spear fighting expert who decides to help Tan because the traitor killed his brother. Part of their mission is to help a scholar make it safely across the river without getting killed from the Manchus. Written by
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This was the first film that Jackie Chan
, 'Sammo Hung' and 'Yuen Biao' ("the three brothers") appeared in together. They all attended the same opera school in Hong Kong and would go on to work on several more films, including the highly successful "Lucky Stars" series. See more
Men who beg are not heroes. They're cowards.
Referenced in Mission: Impossible II