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The One Armed Swordsmen (1976)

Du bi shuang xiong (original title)
| Action, Mystery
The martial world is now awash in one-armed knights, who aren't inclined to make any permanent alliances among themselves.

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Fong Ping / One-armed Swordsman
David Chiang ...
Li Hao
Lieh Lo ...
Master Wan / The Fox
Yi Chang ...
Chin Chu Ying
Meng Yen Liu ...
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Yi Kuei Chang
Chin Hai Chen
Hou-Chiang Chi
Lung Chin
Ben Ko Chu
Ying-Chieh Han
Chang-Wen Hsieh
Hua-Liang Hung
Liu Hung
Blackie Shou Liang Ko
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The martial world is now awash in one-armed knights, who aren't inclined to make any permanent alliances among themselves.

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Follows One-Armed Swordsman (1967) See more »

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Great fight scenes and clever plot
3 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

It was my dad who remembered this film about a one-armed swordsman back in the 70s. He has never seen it since, but recently it was released on DVD. Now one of the most hard-to-find films is easier to buy :)

The One-Armed Swordsmen starts with the evil villian Brother Dragon attacking a swordsman, cutting off one of his arms. Before Dragon can finish him, his arm is kindly removed by another swordsman and runs away, never to be seen... however, when a little girl's teacher is killed by a one-armed swordsman right in front of her eyes, suspicion is raised among all one-armed swordsmen that pass by the village.

If you love these kind of films, it's worth a look. The story is clever with some nice twists, and though you can guess who the murderer is near the end of the film the way in which he operated is still mysterious. It also has plenty of fight scenes which are fun to watch (as always).


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