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Chinatown Kid (1977)

Tang ren jie xiao zi (original title)
R | | Action, Drama | 1978 (USA)
After getting in trouble with local gangs, a young man (Fu Sheng) flees to San Francisco, where the same gangs are still causing problems. He becomes a part of one gang, and eventually ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sheng Fu ...
Tan Tung
Shirley Yu ...
Lena
Susan Yam-Yam Shaw ...
Hsin Wa (as Yin Yin Shaw)
Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok ...
White Dragon boss Hsiao Pai-lung (as Kuo Chui)
Jenny Tseng ...
Yvonne / Lee Wa Fung (as Jenny)
Chien Sun ...
Yang Chien-wen
Hung Tsai ...
Wan
Ching Ho Wang ...
Tung's Grandfather
Lung Wei Wang ...
Hsu Hao
Ti Lu ...
Mr. Yang
Yung Henry Yu
Ping Ha ...
Mrs. Hsu (as Hsia Ping)
Chih-Ching Yang ...
Restaurant Owner Chen
Kuan-Chung Ku ...
Cook
Nan Chiang ...
Laundry Owner Lee
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After getting in trouble with local gangs, a young man (Fu Sheng) flees to San Francisco, where the same gangs are still causing problems. He becomes a part of one gang, and eventually decides to play them against each other in order to clean up the town.

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kung fu kid | art | martial arts | See All (3) »

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He was the Leader of the White Dragons...the Toughest Gang on any Turf!

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Action | Drama

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1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chinatown Kid  »

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Goofs

Despite the fact that the majority of the film takes place in San Francisco, all cars shown have the steering wheel on the right-hand side and drive on the left-hand side of the road. See more »

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Version of Boxer from Shantung (1972) See more »

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A refugee kid from Hong Kong lands in trouble in San Francisco.
6 November 1998 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

Again, the 5 Deadly Venoms (and Fu Sheng and Wang Lung Wei) prove why they're the best martial artists on screen! The action is first rate, but as usual the cameraman doesn't capture the whole scene in some parts. This, however is the only real flaw in this film. The story is much better than average and Philip Kwok finally plays one of the bad guys!


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