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Goliathon (1977) More at IMDbPro »Xing xing wang (original title)

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Goliathon -- A powerful earthquake awakens a giant, apelike creature who descends from the mountains into the treacherous jungles of India. Later, an expedition of greedy showmen capture the fearsome beast, bringing him back to civilization!

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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:
King Kong goes Hong Kong as a giant Himalayan beast tries to save a sexy Russia Tarzanette from a sleazy show-biz promoter... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
I love this movie! See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Evelyne Kraft ... Ah Wei
Danny Lee ... Johnnie Fang (as Li Hsiu-Hsien)
Feng Ku ... Lu Tiem
Wei Tu Lin ... Chen Shi-yu
Norman Chu ... Ah Lung (as Shao-Chiang Hsu)
Hang-Sheng Wu ... Ah Pi
Ted Thomas
Steve Nicholson
Yao Hsiao ... Huang Tsui-hua
Ping Chen ... Lucy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yi-Hsiung Chi
Chuen Chiang
Szu-Ying Chien
Chun Chin
Tien-Chu Chin
Alexander Grand
Kung-Wu Huang
Pei Chi Huang
Jim James
Sau Kei Lee
Ying Tan
Tung Ting
Fat Tsui
Han Chen Wang
Chi Yang
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 
 
Cinematography by
Hui-Chi Tsao 
Cho-Hua Wu 
 
Film Editing by
Hsing-Lung Chiang 
 
Art Direction by
Ching-Shen Chen 
Johnson Tsao 
 
Makeup Department
Wei-Yin Chou .... makeup artist
Yen-Lien Peng .... hair stylist
Hsu-Ching Wu .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Lam Chua .... production manager
Cheng Peng .... production supervisor (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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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-15 (2006) | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (2003) | Hong Kong:I | Netherlands:AL (orginal rating) | USA:PG-13 (re-rating) (2000) | USA:PG (original rating) (1980) | West Germany:12 (cut version)

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Trivia:
There were rumors that Teruyoshi Nakano started work on the special effects for this film, but his contract ran out, so Sadamasa Arikawa took over.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Blood of 1000 Virgins (2013)See more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
I love this movie!, 29 June 2000
Author: Dr Conelius

Honest speaking, this movie is really bad, however some awful movies are somehow very attractive and possess some kind of mysterious charms, and this Mighty Peking Man is one of those movies. This is a Hong Kong version of King Kong, who is able to change his size according to each scene, which is miracle! I laughed a lot from the beginning to the end. Samantha is gorgeous and love scene of Johnny and Samantha is very memorable with awesome music, "Could it be I'm in love? Maybe~" I wonder if the director was serious about this movie or he actually intended to make funniest comedy of the decade. Anyway, I really love this movie and if you are reading this and you haven't watch Mighty Peking Man, run to the nearest video shop and grab it. If you can't find it there, try the furthur video shop! It's worth it. Finally I would like to thank Quentin Tarantino for brings back this movie to life.

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