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Dance of the Drunken Mantis (1979)

Nan bei zui quan (original title)
A year after training young Jackie Chan in the Drunken Fist, Sam the Seed discovers he has a son, Foggy. He tries to train Foggy but to no avail. Foggy is then trained in Drunken Fist from ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Siu Tin Yuen ...
Sam the Seed
Jang Lee Hwang ...
Rubber Legs
Linda Lin ...
Sam's Wife
Shun-Yee Yuen ...
Foggy
Corey Yuen ...
Rubber Legs' student (as Yuen Kwai)
Dean Shek ...
Moneybags (as Charlie Shek)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuet Sang Chin
Ho Chiu Kei
Fa Yuan Li
Tieh-Cheng Lin ...
Waiter
David Wu ...
Pickpocket
Shi-Kwan Yen ...
Sickness Master
Brandy Yuen ...
Fake Sam Seed
Mo Yuen
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A year after training young Jackie Chan in the Drunken Fist, Sam the Seed discovers he has a son, Foggy. He tries to train Foggy but to no avail. Foggy is then trained in Drunken Fist from his uncle as he must face his father's rival, Rubber Legs, another Drunken Fist master who combines it with Mantis Fist to create a deadly style. Written by Albert Valentin

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

Version: Cantonese, with English subtitles

So Hai, the drunken master from 'Drunken Master', discovers he has a son, Foggy. More importantly, a stereotypical evil kung-fu master (long-white hair included) named - wait for it - Rubberlegs (Hwang Jang Lee), is seeking out So Hai in order to prove the superiority of his northern Drunken Mantis style. Foggy must learn the art of Sickness Boxing, and join forces with his father to defeat Rubberlegs and his pupil-in-evilness.

'Dance of the Drunken Mantis' is the first sequel to Jackie Chan's 1978 classic 'Drunken Master'. However, it is not 'Drunken Master II', more of a spin-off. Jackie Chan doesn't appear in this movie, however, director Yuen Wo Ping returns to direct this spin-off. It is funny, and has some nice action scenes, but ultimately it has nothing on the original 'Drunken Master'. Yuen Wo Ping and Hwang Jang Lee are good, but nowhere near their best in this, but it is still entertaining.

7/10 - Martial arts fans should enjoy it


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