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Bloody Monkey Master (1977)
"Tie hou zi" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action  |  1983 (USA)
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Iron is the son of a rebel leader, but prefers to spend his days gambling and getting into fights. When his father's group is arrested and executed, Iron is forced to flee and hide in the ... See full summary »

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Kuan Tai Chen ...
Kuan-Chun Chi ...
Fung Kong (as Kuan Jiun Chi)
Chia-Lin Sun
Kang Chin ...
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Chung Tien Shih ...
Captain Pa (as Chun Tien Shih)
Ka-Yan Leung ...
Captain Ti (as Chia Ren Liang)
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Yi Kuei Chang
Chin Hai Chen
Hui Lou Chen ...
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Mu Chuan Chen ...
Bitter Monk
Kuo Chung Ching
Wei-Hsiung Ho
Yin Ku
Ying Lee
Chiang Li ...
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Iron is the son of a rebel leader, but prefers to spend his days gambling and getting into fights. When his father's group is arrested and executed, Iron is forced to flee and hide in the woods as a beggar and thief. After being taken in by a Shaolin monastery and trained in the art of Monkey-Style Kung Fu, Iron vows to hunt down his father's killer and avenge his death. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Classic kung fu!!!!!
12 February 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

In my opinion this has to be one of the best movies ever made...considering the year is 1978, and the action holds up to this day as credible.The iron monkey is a tormented character and is played to full potential by the actor. The story is good to...very true to chinese history.And any movie that involves a bitter monk from shaolin is a-plus in my book.10 out of 10! I recommend this highly to anyone remotely interested in true chinese storytelling and action!!!


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