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The Masked Avengers (1981)
"Cha shou" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama  -  December 1982 (USA)
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Philip Kwok (Lizard venom) plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers (incl Chiang Sheng, venom ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Philip Kwok ...
Kao Yao / former #2 (as Kuo Chui)
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Chang Chung (as Hsiao Hau Chien)
Sheng Chiang ...
Ke Chu ...
Liang Yung / new #2
Feng Lu ...
Li Wang ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yung Chan
Hsi Chang
Kuo Chao
Hung Chen
Te-kai Chen
Li-fen Han
Kuo-yung Hsia
Yu Lung Hsiao ...
(as Yu Hsiao)
Chia-liang Huang
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Philip Kwok (Lizard venom) plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers (incl Chiang Sheng, venom student) come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted! Written by Anonymous

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"Bloody Marvelous (literally)."
26 February 2000 | by (Trinidad, W.I.) – See all my reviews

With possibly no more than three exceptions, I never met a movie by Run Run Shaw I didn't like. THIS one I Like - it's got the Venom posse, it's got the tried and true formula - betrayal, murder and revenge - that works, it's got awesome moves (WHO GIVES A RIP IF THEY USE WIRES), and most of all, the villans get theirs in the end.

Works for me.


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