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Xing mu zi gu huo zhao (1979)

| Action, Comedy | 1980 (USA)
In a small town somewhere in 19th-century China, two brothers, each using their own particular style of martial arts, defeat a bully of a fighter who is terrorizing the town. In the ensuing... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Wei Tung ...
Ching
Cecilia Wong
Phillip Ko ...
(as Fei Ko)
Hoi Sang Lee
Hoi Mang
Chin-Lai Sung ...
(as Dai Sai An)
Fat Chung
Ha Huang ...
(as Wong Ha)
Lung Chan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Chan
Ming-Wai Chan
Shih-Ou Chang
Chok Chow Cheung
Wah Cheung
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In a small town somewhere in 19th-century China, two brothers, each using their own particular style of martial arts, defeat a bully of a fighter who is terrorizing the town. In the ensuing celebration, a debate among the townspeople arises over which of the brothers has the best style, and the brothers become bitter rivals, neither of which is willing to admit that the other is his equal. Each sets up a martial arts school in the town. Years pass. A rich stranger comes to town with his two sons, and he places them in the two martial arts schools: One son in one school, and the other son in the other school. He vows to return in two years to test their knowledge. Meanwhile: Kung Fu Ching is a local boy in the town, and Ching is an unabashed martial arts fanatic who is trying to develop his own style of kung fu. He meets up with a wandering winemaker who also knows a lot of kung fu, and who encourages Ching to study more than one style of martial arts. Ching begins attending the ... Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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A lesson in slaughter!

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Haiku Tribute
18 January 2001 | by (Rochester, NY) – See all my reviews

Fat Kung Fu Master/ The Seven Deadly Leopards/ Don't waste your time here/

Hero Kung Fu Ching/ Rejects five style fist form for/ The style of Hung Food/

Dubbing is so bad/ Half way through you'll wish for/ An end to your pain/

Forget Kung Fu Ching/ Sit down with Drunken Master/ Watch some Iron Chef/


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