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

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Chow Lu Fung: I made a vow not to kill... but it seems I must!
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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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Worth it just to watch John Liu and Hwang Jang Lee
23 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

John Liu and Hwang Jang Lee star together in this excellent kung fu film. The plot deals with a Ming General being framed for murder. He must then fight off soldiers while looking for the real murderer and with both John Liu and Hwang Jang Lee the fights cannot be anything else but great. Liu's kicks are awesome; it is hard to believe that according to his instructor and fellow Kung fu actor Tan Tao Liang, John Liu had problems with flexibility. When you see him holding his leg up as he stand still it is hard to believe this was ever true. Hwang Jang Lee sadly doesn't kick as much as he should and his skills are underused, we see far more in Secret Rivals of his phenomenal ability. The egg part is really funny although I am sure it wasn't intended to be. Having said that, this is great film for all kung fu fans.


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