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Two friends from rival schools are turned against one another by a jealous chief who wants to eliminate those whose fighting styles may rival his own.

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Hung Yung-Kit
Adam Cheng ...
Chou Fong-Wu
Li Ching
Idy Chan ...
Yen Lan
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Hwang-ki Baek
Shen Chan ...
Monk Ming-dun
Yung Chan
Hung Chen
Kuang Chen
Wing-Cheung Cheung
Han Chiang
Liang Chiang
Miao Ching
Sung-Hao Hsu
Ho Chiu Kei
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Two friends from rival schools are turned against one another by a jealous chief who wants to eliminate those whose fighting styles may rival his own.

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The hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, from Staten Island NY, took their name from this film. The group also referred to Staten Island as "Shaolin" in their lyrics, and sampled the English dub of this film throughout their first album, "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)" See more »

Goofs

When the lord throws his sword at the wall during the wu-tang/shaolin contest, it hits with the blade full-length, flat, against it. In the next shot, it is stuck in the wall. See more »

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The Lord: A game of chess, is like a sword fight. You must think first, before you move.
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The birth of Wu Tang!
17 February 2000 | by (CALIfornia) – See all my reviews

Using the classic martial arts storyline of the villain who wants to learn the secret style of fighting, SHAOLIN v WU TANG is dope! In this one, we get two friends, one from Shaolin school and the other from Wu tang. After a foul up that results in the murder of the Wu tang master, the two friends soon become enemies, then on a mission to seek acceptance to become monks and challenge one another.

The only disappointing thing about this flick is that it's fight scenes don't compare with the beginning of the film, And that's just a training sequence!!!! Still this is one of the masterpieces of Kung Fu film. Keep an ear out for some of the dialogue that was sampled on Wu Tang Clan's CD "36 Chambers".


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