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Challenge of the Tiger (1980)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  1980 (Hong Kong)
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Two CIA agents - a kung fu master (Bruce Le) and a suave womanizer (Richard Harrison) - track the stolen formula for a super-sterility drug from Spain to Hong Kong, battling Neo-Nazi terrorists and a Vietnamese spy ring for its possession.

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Huang Lung
Richard Harrison ...
Richard Cannon
Jang Lee Hwang ...
Comrade Yang (as Wang Jang Lee)
Nadiuska ...
Maria
Brad Harris ...
Leopard (as Bradford Harris)
May Hong
Tito García ...
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Sharon Shira ...
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Bolo Yeung ...
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Josef Laufer ...
Joe (as Joe Laufer)
Dick Randall ...
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Jon T. Benn ...
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Tao Chiang ...
Henchman (as Donald Kong)
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Hao-Ming Liao
Ju Hua Pei
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Two CIA agents - a kung fu master (Bruce Le) and a suave womanizer (Richard Harrison) - track the stolen formula for a super-sterility drug from Spain to Hong Kong, battling Neo-Nazi terrorists and a Vietnamese spy ring for its possession.

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The Timeless Appeal of the Porn Mustache
19 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bruce Le (that's not a typo) stars in an action film, with a script by Bruce Le and Poon Fan. If you're not laughing yet, keep right on walking. There's nothing more to see here.

Still reading? Awesome: Fast cars, faster women, a stereotyped asexual martial artist starring along side a sex-addicted American super-agent named Richard Cannon. Seriously. The first time you see him, he's playing tennis against two topless women. Simultaneously.

Did I say action film? It's a softcore adult film. With kung fu. And Chong Li from "Bloodsport." The acting is non-existent, the dubbing is awful, and the plot has something to do with a formula that can make a man sterile, able to have all the sex he wants with no repercussions. Is that good or bad? I'm not sure. Neither is the movie.

THERE IS NO DOWNSIDE HERE. I saw this on accident, as it came as part of a double feature with "For Y'ur Height Only," starring 2'9" Filipino action superstar Weng Weng. For once, this was a double-feature with everything. And I think this movie was actually the better of the two.

Judge for yourself, won't you? You'll be glad you did.


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