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Shi di chu ma (1980)

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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Dragon
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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)
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Master Tien
Fung Fung ...
Ah Suk
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Bull (as Mei-Sheng Fan)
Yen Tsan Tang ...
Ah Tsang (as Yim Chan Tang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shao-Hung Chan
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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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »

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9 February 1980 (Hong Kong)  »

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The Young Master  »

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According to his book I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, Chan nearly suffocated when he injured his throat while performing a stunt. See more »

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The Young Master
5 June 2012 | by (Greenland) – See all my reviews

One of Jackie's most memorable movies ever made since it brought the early prototypes of Jackie's now trademark choreography. It is not Jackie's best movie since he had to rush making it (and I'm pretty sure it would be one of his best if they had given him more time) but you sure can't miss this movie since this is the movie that set the cornerstones of his later trademark choreography.

In this movie you see Jackie's good slap-stick-humor and a mix of his "old" and "new" fight choreography. Yes it is visible it was a rushed affair and part of it ain't that great, but this is a must for Kung Fu films and Jackie Chan fans.

I especially want to praise the ending of the movie which is comparable to Legend of the Drunken Master, one of Jackie's more memorable and more famous Kung Fu film. In this movie (along with Legend of the Drunken Master) Jackie actually gets scary, right there in your face staring at you in the eyes in the final fight scene.

Good movie, not his best but still good. 8/10


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