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Yi zhao ban shi chuang jiang hu (1978)

R | | Action, Comedy | 1985 (USA)
A young man poses as "the Whip King" and collects the reward for a bandit he has seen killed by a famous bounty hunter. He must now learn Kung Fu if he is to live up to this new persona and conquer the enemies he has inherited.

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Jiang (as Jacky Chan)
Chung-Erh Lung ...
Fong
Jeong-Nam Kim
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Chih-Ping Chiang
Kang Chin ...
Thousand-Faces (as Kong Kam)
Kang Ho
Ti Hsieh
Hang Hsu
Yuan Hsu
Han Chang Hu
Sae Ok Kim
Chi-Lun Li
Hai Lung Li
Min-Lang Li
Wen Tai Li ...
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Mostly a Kung-fu showcase; a loose script describes Jackie Chan's character learning Kung-fu from a beggar-master and his pupil while guarding a caravan from bandits. Chan's early comedic beginnings are shown here. Written by <jasona@sco.com>

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Jiang: If I'm lying, then I'm a son of a bitch.
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Referenced in Unikal'noe pozdravlenie (2014) See more »

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Wow, I'm speechless.
30 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

After viewing this movie, which was purchased for six bucks, I'm really not sure what to say. There were times where I felt like turning it off, but there must have been some subliminal messages telling me not to. I'm still shocked I watched the whole thing. The fight scenes are ok, they get better as the movie progresses, the plot/script on the other hand...oh man. I think they just made it as they went along and as they were filming random people were like "hey can I have a part?" and the director was like "sure, you are now Man with Scythe, and your motivation is that Jackie Chan killed your son and know you want to kill him, so you are just gonna be walking around and happen to meet Jackie who has just completed his training where he learned all but three of his techniques from reading a book." All in all I think everyone should see this movie...once.


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