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Executioners from Shaolin (1977)
"Hong Xi Guan" (original title)

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A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Bai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Kuan Tai Chen ...
Hung Hsi Kuan
Lily Li ...
Wan Yung-Chun
Lieh Lo ...
Yue Wong ...
Hung Wen-Ding
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Tung Tien Chin
Kang-Yeh Cheng ...
Hsiao Hu
Tao Chiang ...
Kao Chin-Chung
Ching Tien ...
Wang Yeh
Lao Shen ...
Uncle Fang
John Cheung ...
Shaolin Pupil (as Chang Wu-liang)
Chiu Lee
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Hoi Sang Lee ...
Monk Chi San
Chia-Liang Liu ...
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A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Bai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger style from his father's training manual. Written by BeTheBuddha (dragonflyrivers@yahoo.com)

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A fight for vengeance ends in death!

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16 February 1977 (Hong Kong)  »

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Executioners from Shaolin  »

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Chia-Liang Liu:  [martial arts demo]  Opening credits show a demonstration of martial arts against an empty backdrop. See more »

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All blood seen in the movie is a much lighter shade of red than real blood. See more »

Connections

Followed by Shaolin Abbot (1979) See more »

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Brilliant Martial Arts film, all-time favorite!
6 January 2004 | by (New Brunswick, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

This was one of those films that I watched over and over, whenever I could. I've seen it on TV, usually in NYC on Channel 5 Saturday afternoons at 1pm, 3pm, or 5pm, on Drive-In Movie. I have also paid to see it repeatedly years ago in the old Times Square movie theaters. They used to specialize in Hong Kong martial arts films before Giuliani killed them all off. That's one thing I really miss about the old Times Sq...

This movie had it all: great plot and writing, great acting and action, even great dubbing. I really wish it would come out on DVD or even VHS...


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