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The 36 Crazy Fists (1977)
"San shi liu mi xing quan" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Comedy
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A young man decides to learn Kung Fu to avenge the death of his father, a peaceful shopkeeper who was murdered by Manchurian gangsters for not paying protection money. At first he is ... See full summary »

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Michelle Yim ...
Wong Wai Chi
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Chok Chow Cheung
Cheng Chiang ...
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Paul Chun ...
Chu Shan Feng / Monk
Hark-On Fung ...
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Ti Hsieh
Feng Ku ...
Master Hsi Tak
Kar-Yung Lau ...
Shan Ho Kuan
Wen Tai Li ...
Twitching Abbott
Chia Chang Liu ...
Shung Ho-Kong (as Jimmy Liu)
Han-Yuan Ma
Sha-Li Pai ...
Monk
Kwai Shan ...
Head Thug
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A young man decides to learn Kung Fu to avenge the death of his father, a peaceful shopkeeper who was murdered by Manchurian gangsters for not paying protection money. At first he is rejected by his teachers because he is weak, but through persistence, and some help from other students and a mysterious drunk, he learns the skills he needs to avenge his father. Written by page8701

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Early in the movie, Wong Tai comments about how it takes five days to get to the temple, and five days to get back home (a total of 10 days). Yet later in the movie after one of the fights, he somehow manages to get to the temple and back home in less than three days. See more »

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The Most Overrated Movie of All Time
13 October 2000 | by (Cincinnati, Ohio) – See all my reviews

My gosh, you can't go anywhere without hearing about how great this movie is. Everyone feels that they need to point out the greatness of this movie, 36 Crazy Fists, but I just don't get it. The climaxic battle scene between the hero and the "gray monkey man" seemed flat and lifeless, (not to mention long) and the training scenes were neither "genius" or "inspired." Some people have told me that this movie had changed their lives, but I really have trouble believing that after finally watching the film.

Overall, the film is good, but not all that I thought that it would be. You probably should see it if you want to, but don't do it solely out of peer pressure. Thank You.


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