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The Oily Maniac (1976)
"You gui zi" (original title)

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A cripple takes revenge on criminals by using a magic spell that transforms him into an oily monster/superhero.

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Credited cast:
Ping Chen ...
Lin Chung Yue
Tien Lung Chen
Alan Chung San Chui
Hsia Hsu
Lun Hua
Pei Chi Huang
Feng Ku ...
Lin Yang Ba (Chung Yue's father)
Chiu Lee
Danny Lee ...
Shen Yuan (as Li Hsiu-hsien)
Sau Kei Lee
Lily Li ...
Xiao Ly
Wen-wei Lin
Hui-Ling Liu
Terry Liu
Tsun Liu
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A cripple takes revenge on criminals by using a magic spell that transforms him into an oily monster/superhero.

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Sleazy and hilarious HK monster trash.
8 April 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Danny Lee plays a crippled guy who has polio.When he visits his uncle in prison,waiting for the execution,he gets a special spell thanks to the tattoo on his back.Since this day,the man can turn into the oily maniac super hero,who slaughters a bunch of criminals."Oily Maniac" is one hell of a hilarious monster flick.The main idea is completely crazy:a man can turn into a pool of oil.The special effects are primitive,but the action is fast and there is a good deal of nudity.The plot is silly,but who cares.If you like to see cheesy monster rampage and lots of breasts this low-budget monster/super hero flick is a must-see.I'd give it 8 out of 10 just for the sheer pleasure of watching this trash.


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