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The Incredible Kung Fu Master (1979)
"Xing mu zi gu huo zhao" (original title)

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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... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Wei Tung ...
Ching
Phillip Ko ...
(as Fei Ko)
Fat Chung
Hoi Sang Lee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Billy Chan
Lung Chan
Ging Man Fung
Pak-Kwong Ho
Ha Huang ...
(as Wong Ha)
Ching-Ying Lam ...
Student
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(as Bruce Liang)
Hoi Mang
Mars
Choh Lam Tsang
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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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Do not watch me!
6 January 2001 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

A terrible kung fu movie, in which Sammo plays the wise "Fat" master, teaching a student the secrets of his powerful kung fu, and occasionally employing a food related metaphor. Certainly not the worst kung fu movie ever, but it should be avoided if at all possible. No decent fight scenes, horrendous acting- the only truly amusing moment was a song sung by Sammo himself.


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