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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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Credited cast:
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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 ...
(as Tito Garcia)
Sharon Shira ...
(as Sharon Schirra)
Bolo Yeung ...
(as Yang Sze)
Josef Laufer ...
Joe (as Joe Laufer)
Dick Randall ...
Dick
Jon T. Benn ...
Head of the Agency (as John T. Benn)
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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Gymkata Killer  »

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All-star (?) cast international action film.
3 March 2000 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

Bruce Le (not Lee) teams up with Richard Harrison to solve an international crime that takes them in many different location filled with stock music (from major films), nudity, and fight sequence. This is another Dick Randall production that took Lee away from Hong Kong cinema to the heavy schlock cinema. Brad Harris plays one of the bad guy in an unremarkable role. Interesting seeing two former Hercules (Harrison/harris) in one film, and also fun seeing Italian gladiator actor Harris star opposite to Bruce Le. The plot is weak and action star Harrison comes off as a weak agent. The film was called something else, but when Gymkata entered the video arena, it was retitled to this title. Not recommended.


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