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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 »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dragon
Biao Yuen ...
Sang Kung's Son / Fourth Brother
Pai Wei ...
Tiger
Lily Li ...
Sang Kung's Daughter
Kien Shih ...
Chief Sang Kung
Ing-Sik Whang ...
Kam (as Whong In Sik)
Hark-On Fung ...
Kam's Bodyguard #1 (as Ke An Feng)
Hoi Sang Lee ...
Kam's Bodyguard #2 (as Li Hai Sheng)
Feng Tien ...
Master Tien
Fung Fung ...
Ah Suk
Mei Sheng Fan ...
Bull (as Mei-Sheng Fan)
Yen Tsan Tang ...
Ah Tsang (as Yim Chan Tang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Siu Hung Cham
David Cheng ...
Kam's Son
Kang-Yeh Cheng
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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 martial arts mayhem and mistaken-identity silliness ensue. Written by Serdar Yegulalp <syegul@ix.netcom.com>

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Action | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »
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9 February 1980 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

The Young Master  »

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The fan-fighting scene required 329 takes to complete. See more »

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User Reviews

Highly enjoyable action comedy!
7 June 2001 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews



Jackie Chan's directorial debut is a highly enjoyable action comedy. The film uses comedy more than action, although when Chan mixes the comedy in with the action, it is very effective - pure nonsense and child-like but very funny in places. The storyline is basically set-pieces to show off the fighters skills, and physique especially our man Chan. Highlights include a hilarious scene involving Chan and two bank robbers, a fight with a wooden stool against "little brother" Yuen Baio, and an end fight scene with a new Hwang Jang Lee, this fight however is too long, and relies on the comedy too much. Like all early Chinese films the ending is rapped up very rapidly. Still, there is much to enjoy here, and is a must-see for Jackie Chan fans. ***/*****


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