MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,420 this week

Dian zhi gong fu gan chian chan (1980)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  1985 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 1,092 users  
Reviews: 17 user | 9 critic

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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 07 Dec 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 27 Dec 2012
 
a list of 548 titles
created 03 Jun 2013
 
a list of 46 titles
created 23 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 49 titles
created 05 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dian zhi gong fu gan chian chan (1980)

Dian zhi gong fu gan chian chan (1980) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dian zhi gong fu gan chian chan.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Long quan (1979)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A dishonored student of the Dragon Fist Sect seeks revenge for the death of his teacher.

Director: Wei Lo
Stars: Jackie Chan, Nora Miao, James Tien
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jackie Chan stars as the young warrior Hsu Yiu Fong. Hsu has been entrusted with the book of the "Art of the Snake and Crane," after the mysterious disappearance of the eight Shaolin ... See full summary »

Director: Chi-Hwa Chen
Stars: Jackie Chan, Nora Miao, Jeong-Nam Kim
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Jackie witnesses his father's death by the skilled hands of a martial arts master with an unknown killing technique. Jackie vows to become a Shaolin monk and avenge his death (not very ... See full summary »

Director: Chi-Hwa Chen
Stars: Jackie Chan, Chung-Erh Lung, Kang Chin
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A goofy student is taught a lost martial art style by five ghosts.

Director: Wei Lo
Stars: Jackie Chan, Chih-ping Chiang, Hsiu-yi Fang
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Jackie Chan, Kristine DeBell, José Ferrer
Comedy | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu. He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their ... See full summary »

Directors: Jackie Chan, Kenneth Tsang
Stars: Jackie Chan, James Tien, Dean Shek
Shi di chu ma (1980)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After failing his fellow students in a Lion Dance competition, Dragon (Jackie Chan) is sent away from his school in disgrace, on the condition that he must find his errant brother. Much ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Chan
Stars: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A young man sets out to avenge his grandfather's death and prove his martial arts mastery.

Director: Wei Lo
Stars: Jackie Chan, Nora Miao, Ming Cheng Chang
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A police informant sent a letter containing sensitive information on an illegal drug operation to his friend, Yi-Ching. While on vacation in Thailand, the informant is assassinated by the ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
Stars: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Richard Ng, Eric Tsang
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two Hong-Kong cops are sent to Tokyo to catch an ex-cop who stole a large amount of money in diamonds. After one is captured by the Ninja-gang protecting the rogue cop, the other one gets ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
Stars: Sammo Hung Kam-Bo, Charlie Chin, Shui-Fan Fung
Dragon Strike (1982)
Action | Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

The adventures of a restless martial arts student called Dragon, who, while constantly pursuing a girl, gets involved in the affairs of a gang of thieves.

Director: Jackie Chan
Stars: Jackie Chan, Wai-Man Chan, Paul Chang
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Jackie Chan is a boy who is used as a janitor at his kung-fu school. Jackie Chan can't fight and is always getting bullied by the teachers and pupils. One day an old man helps Jackie train ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-ping Yuen
Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Jiang (as Jacky Chan)
Chung-Erh Lung ...
Fong
Jeong-Nam Kim
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chih-ping Chiang
Kang Chin ...
Thousand-Faces (as Kong Kam)
Kang Ho
Ti Hsieh
Hang Hsu
Han Chang Hu
Chiang Kao
Sae Ok Kim
Chi-Lun Li
Hai Lung Li
Min-Lang Li
Wen Tai Li ...
Beggar
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Half a Loaf of Kung Fu  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(VHS)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Jiang: If I'm lying, then I'm a son of a bitch.
See more »

Connections

Spoofs Jesus Christ Superstar (1973) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Cool!!!!!!!
26 June 2001 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

This film is the first great comedy for Jackie. This film has alot of action too. But like always the whole action is at the end of the film. And this film is done well with the help of "Wei Lo" of course. "Wei Lo" made the stupid film "New Fists of Fury" which I didn't like that much. But this film is GREAT. I haven't seen so much comedy ever!!!!!! Jackie doesn't know how to fight at first but then he learns it. Before Jackie learned how to fight he still did some nice stunts and kind like fights. But the end was the best. So I have to say this is the first great comedy for Jackie since long time. So see this film today. And expect to laugh your pants off.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Dian zhi gong fu gan chian chan (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?