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The Fearless Hyena (1979)

Xiao quan guai zhao (original title)
Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu. He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their ... See full summary »

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Shing Lung (as Jacky Chan)
James Tien ...
Grandpa
Dean Shek ...
The Coffin Seller (as Shih Tien)
Hui Lou Chen ...
The Unicorn
Shi-Kwan Yen ...
Yen
Kun Li ...
The Master
Tien-Chi Cheng ...
Willow Sword
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Chih-Ping Chiang
Shao Hua Chu
Eagle Han
Hsing Nan Ho
Hong Hsu
Yuan Hsu
Gen-Man Huang ...
(as Kan-Mei Wong)
Sae Ok Kim
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Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu. He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kung-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by some thugs he beat up to act as the master of a Kung-Fu school. This school's name apparently spreads far, as an old enemy of Jackie's grandfather shows up and attacks him. Jackie goes on training with the help of another member of the old gang, until he can eventually get revenge. Written by Yaron <yaron@starlight.trendline.co.il>

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17 February 1979 (Hong Kong)  »

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Revenge of the Dragon  »

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This film served as the inspiration behind Akira Toriyama's Dragon Ball manga. See more »

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Followed by Fearless Hyena 2 (1983) See more »

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Good fights, and uh... that's about all. Still good though
11 August 1999 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

If you like Jackie Chan movies solely for the great Kung Fu fights, this is one movie not to miss. It features about 4 LONG battles and one training scene and they are certainly great. I consider this movie to contain some of his best fights ever, after the final battle in Who Am I and the battles in Drunken Master 2.

It is pretty old but if you don't mind that and if you see Jackie Chan movies simply because he kicks butt, don't miss this.

The plot line is not amazing and the people who translated this movie made an awful job at it (I also watched the French version which is WAY better).


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