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The Invincible Armour (1977)
"Ying zhao tie bu shan" (original title)

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Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
John Liu ...
Jang Lee Hwang ...
Chiang Wang ...
Hsin Hsing Kuo
Yuan Chuan ...
(Guest star)
Hoi Sang Lee ...
Hu Lung (as Li Hai Sheng)
Yuan Chieh
Fu-kuei Tsai
Phillip Ko
Corey Yuen ...
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Biao Yuen ...
Assassin
Shun-Yee Yuen ...
Assassin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kuen Cheung
Kuo Chung Ching
Hsia Hsu
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Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that means the expert can withstand anything. However, Hwang is an expert in it as well as the Eagle Claw's. Can John stop Hwang befgore it's too late? Written by Albert Valentin

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29 June 1977 (Hong Kong)  »

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Die Stahlfaust  »

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The soundtrack for this film was directly copied from Italo Western Gunlaw (1967) See more »

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Chow Lu Fung: I don't want to kill you but I will if you make me!
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References Gunlaw (1967) See more »

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I Giorni Dell'ira
("The Day of Anger")
Written and Performed by Riz Ortolani
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Excellent kung fu movie
23 September 2000 | by (Stockton, California) – See all my reviews

John Liu and Hwang Jang Lee once again star together in this Ming Dynasty kung fu epic film. The movie deals with a Ming General being framed for murder. He must fight off soldiers while looking for the real murderer. The movie was choreographed by Yuen Woo Ping (along with Corey Yuen and Yuen Biao) and the fights are great. Liu's kicks are awesome, simply delightful. Hwang Jang Lee mostly uses the eagle's claw technique and doesn't kick as much as he should. However, the choreography isn't as complex and drawn-out as many movies during that time period are. It's fast-paced and very fluid. Overall, a must see for kung fu fans. You won't be disappointed.


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