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Director:
Writer:
Kuang Ni (writer)
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Release Date:
March 1980 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Action...Excitement...Spectacle beyond your wildest dreams! See more »
Plot:
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Evelyne Kraft ... Samantha Ah Wei
Danny Lee ... Johnnie Fang (as Li Hsiu-Hsien)
Feng Ku ... Lu Tien
Wei Tu Lin ... David Chen Shi-yu
Norman Chu ... Ah Lung (as Shao-Chiang Hsu)
Hang-Sheng Wu ... Ah Pi
Yao Hsiao ... Huang Tsui-hua
Ping Chen ... Lucy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yi-Hsiung Chi
Chuen Chiang
Szu-Ying Chien ... Spectator at pier
Chun Chin
Tien-Chu Chin
Alexander Grand
Kung-Wu Huang
Pei Chi Huang
Jim James
Sau Kei Lee
Chiang Lo
Steve Nicholson
Ying Tan
Ted Thomas
Tung Ting
Fat Tsui
Han Chen Wang
Chi Yang
Cheung-Yan Yuen
Corey Yuen ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Meng Hua Ho  (as Homer Gaugh)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kuang Ni  writer

Produced by
Runme Shaw .... producer
Vee King Shaw .... producer
 
Original Music by
Yung-Yu Chen 
DeWolfe 
 
Cinematography by
Hui-Chi Tsao 
Cho-Hua Wu 
 
Film Editing by
Hsing-Lung Chiang 
Pepita Fairfax  (as Pepita Noble)
Thom Noble 
 
Art Direction by
Ching-Shen Chen 
Johnson Tsao 
 
Makeup Department
Mei-Yun Chou .... makeup artist
Yen-Lien Peng .... hair stylist
Hsu-Ching Wu .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lam Chua .... production manager
Cheng Peng .... unit manager (as Pang Cheng)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hark Hung .... assistant director
Yuen Tong .... assistant director
Yao Hua Wen .... assistant director
Shih Wu .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Yu Lai .... props
Ping Wei Liu .... props
 
Sound Department
Ping Kuang Hsu .... sound mixer
Yi-Chi Li .... sound mixer
Wei Mao .... sound mixer
Yung-Hua Wang .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Sadamasa Arikawa .... special effects supervisor
Kôichi Kawakita .... special effects assistant
Keizô Murase .... special effects supervisor
Sokei Tomioka .... cameraman
 
Stunts
Cheung-Yan Yuen .... action coordinator (as Hsiang-jen Yuan)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fen Chen .... lighting technician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chi-Yu Liu .... wardrober
 
Other crew
Yung-Li Chen .... script supervisor
Hao Shao .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Xing xing wang" - Hong Kong (original title)
"The Mighty Peking Man" - Hong Kong (English title) (imdb display title), International (English title), USA (DVD title)
"Colossus of Congo" - Europe (English title)
"Mighty Peking Man" - USA (reissue title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for violence and sensuality (re-rating) (2000)
Runtime:
Japan:87 min | USA:90 min | Hong Kong:86 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-15 (2006) | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2003) | France:U | Germany:12 (re-rating) (uncut) | Hong Kong:I | Netherlands:AL (orginal rating) | USA:PG-13 (re-rating) (2000) | USA:PG (original rating) (1980) | West Germany:12 (cut) (original rating)

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Trivia:
From approximately the 1 hour 14 minute mark (the close-up of the flashing blue light) and almost until the end of the film, there is the uncredited use of music from the first movement of Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony. The final moments of the film use the closing bars of the fourth movement of the same symphony.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Blood of 1000 Virgins (2013)See more »

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15 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
This is a MUST SEE!!!, 30 January 2000
Author: mesmeric from New Jersey, Earth

Words cannot describe this movie, it must be experienced! Things to watch for: the explorers climb a cliff with no supplies, but somehow a huge tent filled with sleeping cots is set up in the next scene; the plane diary is in English in a Chinese movie and although the jungle girl can only grunt, she can read the handwriting in the diary with no trouble; the "costume" she wears keeps peeling off when she runs...you can even see some of the glue peeling in a couple scenes; AND, the tree-climbing scene is NOT to be missed!!!!!

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