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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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Minister Cheng: You really are very skillful. And especially with the yang-spear!
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Referenced in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003) See more »

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I Giorni Dell'ira
("The Day of Anger")
Written and Performed by Riz Ortolani
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Rotten production values, dubbing, etc...but still fun.
8 July 2007 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

Those elaborate, Shaw Brothers-style period costumes just don't work against a Poverty Row background like the one we see in "Invincible Armor", but hell...why quibble? Hwang Jang Lee and John Liu, two of the top three kickers in the business (the third being Delon Tam, Liu's instructor), tear up the screen in this film and that's what counts. My only complaint about the fight scenes is that there were too many distracting, split-second shots of shattered eggs every time someone attacked what they thought was Hwang's vulnerable point (his testicles, naturally). Just concentrate on the action, guys, please! Otherwise, this is a fun, straightforward flick that you'll enjoy if Hong Kong kung fu cinema is your thing.


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