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31 December 1971 (Taiwan) See more »
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A village under the thumb of a band of thugs recruits a hero to help fight them off. | Add synopsis »
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One of Jimmy Wang Yu's lesser efforts See more (3 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Hung-Chang Wang 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kuang Ni 

Produced by
Tai Hwa Chung .... assistant producer
Meng Huang .... executive producer (as Mong Huang)
C.Y. Yang .... producer (as Young Chih Hsiao)
 
Original Music by
Liang Chou 
 
Cinematography by
Wan Wen Liao 
 
Film Editing by
Ming Sung  (as Ming Song)
 
Makeup Department
Chiao-Lang Chang .... makeup artist
Shu-Chen Liao .... hair stylist (as Shu Chen Chien)
 
Production Management
Pei Yung Kao .... production manager (as Pui Wing Ko)
Yun-Lung Wu .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ting Mei Sung .... assistant director (as Tin Mei Song)
 
Art Department
Yu-Ting Meng .... props
 
Sound Department
Hu Kwong .... sound recordist
 
Stunts
Hung Kuan .... fighting instructor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mei-Pao Lin .... lighting technician
Man Min Liu .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Neng-Po Lu .... costumer
 
Music Department
Leung Chow .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Hao-Ming Lu .... script supervisor
Tien Yang .... presenter (as Young Tim)
 

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Also Known As:
"Wei zhen si fang" - Taiwan (original title)
"Rage of the Master" - USA (DVD title)
"The Hero" - Hong Kong (English title)
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UK:15 | West Germany:18 (nf) (cut)

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Tiger Wong:[holding the severed head of his nemesis] Mother, you may rest in peace, now.See more »

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One of Jimmy Wang Yu's lesser efforts, 20 June 2016
Author: Leofwine_draca from United Kingdom

Something of a companion piece to the better-known ONE-ARMED BOXER, THE DESTROYER is a Taiwanese martial arts flick with plenty of action, but not a great deal of skill. It's certainly a lesser film that the others that Wang Yu is famous for, being very much a middle-of-the-road yarn with a clichéd plot and clichéd action. It's only the occasional touch of inventiveness that makes this engaging – the beach fight, for instance, or the cheesy special effects that pop up from time to time (love that flying axe!).

Saying that, the action is pretty gory. There are holes punched through necks and blood spraying all over the place. Sadly, none of the fighters are particularly skilled; nevertheless the ribcage-pounding and use of slow motion makes for a pretty weird viewing experience. Wang Yu is as stern as every, tackling his enemies with vigour if not skill, and there are a few actors from ONE-ARMED BOXER returning too, once again typecast as the bad guys. So, if you're not too picky about the action in a film, you'll doubtless enjoy this; but fans looking for quality should go elsewhere.

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