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The Fearless Hyena (1979)
"Xiao quan guai zhao" (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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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
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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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The only film Jackie Chan completed for Lo Wei's production company after the success of Snake in the Eagle's Shadow and Drunken Master, and the first one in which he was given true creative control and the title of director. See more »

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Referenced in Kung Fu Panda (2008) See more »

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High quality kung fu fightings
3 March 2003 | by (Germany, Berlin) – See all my reviews

This film is a ´must´ for all fans of high quality kung fu fightings. It represents the variety of of kung fu more than all other films with Jackie Chan. The story comes fairly simple and is mainly focused on the best fighting action scenes in addition to the legendary scenes with bruce lee.


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