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Dragon on Fire (1978)

Guai quan guai zhao (original title)
R | | Action, Drama | 1978 (Hong Kong)
John Liu, the legendary Northern Kick expert is sent to investigate an antiques smuggling gang working out of Canton.

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Dragon Lee
Yi Tao Chang
Lik Cheung ...
(as Chang Li)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lau Chan
Ching-yi Chang
Shao-Chia Chen
Tien Lung Chen
Ka-Sang Cheng
Bing Chan Cheung
Kam Chiang
Tao Chiang ...
(as Kong Tao)
Szu-Ying Chien
Pei Ling Chin
Kang Chu ...
(as Gong Jue)
Yeh Fang ...
(as Fong Yeah)
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John Liu, the legendary Northern Kick expert is sent to investigate an antiques smuggling gang working out of Canton.

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This film and DVD credits Bruceploitation regular Bruce Li as appearing in this film when it's actually Yi Tao Chang. Bruce Li does not appear in the movie. See more »

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7 January 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Version: English dub

This is another movie I found on a 'Master of Martial Arts' four-in-one DVDs. If the producer of these DVDs is reading: I love you.

Not literally of course.

With Bolo Yeung, evil white guys, and a Bruce Lee imitator (Dragon Lee in this case), 'Dragon On Fire' could be any one of nearly half of all the movies made in Hong Kong made in the 1970s. You just need to mix up the plot a bit, change the characters names and fighting style, and voilà! You have nearly every kung-fu movie made in the 70s.

'Dragon on Fire' follows the evil exploits of some evil white guys smuggling antiquities out of China. These evil white guys hire Phillip Kao and John Liu to be their evil muscle as Tino Wong and Dragon Lee try to stop them, but Tino and John are the last descendants of Stone Rock fist, and must stand united against the evil white guys.

So basically this is one long fight scene. Characters meet, and then have at each other. Awesome. Add in Dragon Lee pretending to be Bruce Lee at any opportunity, and you have the movie in a nutshell: Random fights and Bruceploitation. Awesome.

4/10


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