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The Killer Meteors (1976)

Fung yu seung lau sing (original title)
Mei Xing He is a local hero, as known as "Killer Meteors", his secret weapon makes him invincible. However, when Hua Wu Bin, another powerful local character seeks his assistance, Mei Xing He will face the deadliest challenge of his life.

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Mei Xing He
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Hua Wu Bin
Yu-Li Lan
Ling Lung Yu
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Hui Lou Chen
Shen-Lin Chen
Kuo Chung Ching
Han Hsieh
Han Chang Hu
Wei Hu
Kuan-Hsien Huang
Phillip Ko
Chiang Li
Sze-Sze Li
Wen Tai Li
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Mi Wey is a local hero named after "Killer Meteors", his secret weapon which makes him invincible. However, when "Immortal" Wa Wu Bin, another powerful local character seeks his assistance, "Killer meteor" will face the greatest and the deadliest challenge of his life. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Wa Wu-Bin: The Rich man likes to think he's poor, the sick man likes to think he's immortal - that's how men are.
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Jimmy Wang and Jacky Chan
30 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jimmy Wang's movie always seems to have interesting theme to it. This one features a new kind of weapon called killer meteor.

Killer Meteor (Jimmy Wang) is hired by Tiger (Jacky Chan) to steal an antidote for a poison, and kill Tiger's wife who put the poison in his soup. She has four expert kung fu men as body guards, and Meteor has the defeat them to get to her.

The movie is made by Lowe Wei's company. Lowe Wei is the director who directed Bruce Lee's "Chinese Connection", but reportedly didn't get along with Lee, because he was listening in to horse races during production. After the sensation of "Enter the Dragon", Hong Kong cinema had hard time living up to its own legacy of kung fu movie. New actors were working for Shaw Brothers, and they were producing good kung fu movies such as the "Flying Guillotines" and "Executioner from Shaolin". Lowe Wei's production was too derivative, and didn't have the freshness that Shaw Brothers movies had. But this movie is pretty good. There's surprise at each turn of the story. Meteor is set up to be the fall guy, but Tiger, and his wife doesn't know how good Meteor really is.

Solid old school kung fu movie that deserves a viewing.


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