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Return to the 36th Chamber (1980)

Shao Lin da peng da shi (original title)
R | | Action, Comedy | August 1982 (USA)
The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers ... See full summary »

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Lung Wei Wang ...
Boss Wang Kao-feng
Hou Hsiao ...
Ho Chiao (as Hsiao Hou)
Lun Hua ...
Chen Hsi-sheng
Yeong-Mun Kwon ...
Yuan Li-hao (as Yung-Wen Kuan)
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Hsiao Hung
Szu-Chia Chen ...
Mai Yin
Tsui Ling Yu ...
Hsiao Ling
Wei Hao Teng
Kang Shih
Tao Chiang ...
Ma Hui
Yi Tao Chang ...
Erh Kun
King Chu Lee ...
Monk San Te (as Ching Chia)
Ching-Ching Yeung ...
Hsiao-Ching
Sae Ok Kim ...
Laborer (as Chin Hsi-yu)
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The workers of a dye factory have their pay cut by 20% when the factory owner brings in some Manchu thugs to try and increase production. Desperate to reclaim their full wages, the workers hire an actor to impersonate a priest and kung-fu expert from the temple of Shaolin. The factory owner proves the actor a fraud, and punishes all those involved. The young actor feels he has let the workers down, and promises to atone. He sets out for Shaolin, determined to be accepted as a kung-fu pupil at the elite temple. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Master Killer II  »

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Quotes

Boss Wang: What style of Kung Fu is this?
Chao Yen-Cheh: Roof-top Kung Fu!
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In my opinion the best Kung-Fu movie ever.
15 January 2001 | by (Lexington, KY) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie once on late night t.v. and knew it was the best movie ever. This is one of the few Kung-Fu movies with a decent plot. The progression of the main character is seamless. The whole movie is great!


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