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The titular 'Odd Couple' are Sammo (King of Sabres) and Lau Kar Wing (King of Spears). They compete regularly against each other but every encounter results in a draw! Both decide to ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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King of the Sword / Yao, The King of the Spear's Pupil
Ka-Yan Leung ...
Laughing Bandit / Scarface (as Kar Yan Leung)
Chia Yung Liu ...
King of the Spear / King of the Sword's Pupil (as Kar-Wing Lau)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lung Chan ...
Chuang / Pak Chow
Fat Chung ...
Ti
Ha Huang ...
Single Sabre Wu Li
Ching-Ying Lam ...
Hsia / Ha
Hoi Sang Lee ...
Bald Thug with Knives
Yen-Yun Lieh
Tsun Liu
Karl Maka ...
Challenger
Mars ...
Potato
Dean Shek ...
Mr. Rocking
San Tai ...
Mr. Rocking's assistant
Hsiu Wen
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The titular 'Odd Couple' are Sammo (King of Sabres) and Lau Kar Wing (King of Spears). They compete regularly against each other but every encounter results in a draw! Both decide to recruit young pupils and train them up. The late entry of the real villain, the smoldering Laughing Bandit who sports a big scar, has an even bigger grudge against the Kings of Sabres and Spear.

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9 August 1979 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Bok meng daan diy duet meng cheung  »

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One of the silliest kung fu movies
31 January 2004 | by (Rotterdam) – See all my reviews

This one goes in my top ten kung fu movies as one of the silliest. the weapon fighting scenes are excellent. As with any good kung fu movie, it contains a lot of over-top-characters:

* The king of the spear * the king of the sword * The exthortionist at the market (what a moustache!) * The king of the spears' sidekick, Potato (with the funky ummm.. hair) * The king of the swords sidekick, the humpback * And last but not least: Mr. Rockin', who has his own theme music.

All in all, an excellent and very funny martial arts movie.


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