Return of the Tiger (1978)
"Da juan tao" (original title)

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Shrewd'n'suave Chang Wong and his redoubtable female partner devise an elaborate plan to take out a heroin drug ring led by the nefarious Paul. Moreover, Wong also works for a rival ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Bruce Li ...
Chang Hung
Paul the Westerner (as Paul Smith)
Yi Chang ...
Peter Chen, Paul's Henchman #1 (as Chang I)
Angela Mao ...
Chang Hung's Partner (as Mao Ying)
Fei Lung ...
Mr. Sing, Fighting Teacher
Hsing Hsieh ...
Mr. Wong, Sing's Hired Assassin
Fu Hung Cheng ...
Tom, Paul's Henchman #2 (as Cheng Fu-Hsiung)
Han Hsieh ...
(as Hsueh Han)
Chia-Hsiang Wu
Yung-Hseng Wang
Fei Wang ...
Yu Ching, Sing's Henchman
Blackie Shou Liang Ko ...
Paul's Henchman #3 (as Ko Shou-Liang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kuo Chu Huang ...
(as Kwok Chu Wong)


Shrewd'n'suave Chang Wong and his redoubtable female partner devise an elaborate plan to take out a heroin drug ring led by the nefarious Paul. Moreover, Wong also works for a rival dope-dealing organization in order to further stir things up. Written by Woodyanders

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Release Date:

7 April 1978 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

7 Canli adam  »

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Better than average for a Taiwanese kung fu movies from the '70s
8 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better Angela Mao movie from the late '70s. Since she stopped starring in Golden Harvest's movie, her movies weren't as well made or distributed. She seemed to be more focused on her domestic life, which probably was the right move since pure kung fu action movies were starting to be passe around the time this movie was made.

Bruce Li is probably the most type cast actor of all time, but he's a good actor in his own right, holding on screen presence with his handsome good looks, and good martial arts skill.

Making this a one of a kind movie is that both stars are starring together in this movie.

What's amazing about Taiwan producers and directors is the way they fail to capitalize on the on screen talent of their stars. They'd rather stick to their pat formula for making movies, rather than exploiting the often great talent of their stars. This movie is no exception and it just drags on with boring scenes of the bad guys talking to each other, then more talking, and then more, ......and more. Another thing is that the movie has no atmosphere to it at all. The scene goes from a cheap office to a dirty alley, to a worn down warehouse, and the likes. There's not a single beautiful scene in this entire movie.

Anyways, if a movie of this caliber is above average, you can surmise how bad some of the other Taiwan made Angela Mao movies are. Don't expect too much from this movie, as you see little of Bruce Li, and even less of Angela Mao.

There are better movies made of Angela Mao from Golden Harvest in the early '70s. They are recommended far more over this one.

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