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Dragon Strike (1982)
"Long xiao ye" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Comedy, Sport  |  21 January 1982 (Hong Kong)
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The adventures of a restless martial arts student called Dragon, who, while constantly pursuing a girl, gets involved in the affairs of a gang of thieves.

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Credited cast:
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Dragon
Wai-Man Chan ...
Tiger (as Hui-Min Chen)
Paul Chang ...
Cowboy's Father
Kang-Yeh Cheng ...
Ah Dee
Wah Cheung ...
Smuggler
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Dragon's Father (voice)
Tyler Dean ...
(voice)
Fung Feng ...
The Referee
Hark-On Fung ...
The Killer King (as Ke-An Fung)
Jessica Gee ...
(voice)
Gam-Kong Ho ...
The Commentator
Kang Ho ...
Referee
Pak-Kwong Ho ...
Spectator
Neil Kaplan ...
(voice)
Yeong-Mun Kwon ...
The Hatchetman
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The adventures of a restless martial arts student called Dragon, who, while constantly pursuing a girl, gets involved in the affairs of a gang of thieves.

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Action | Comedy | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »
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Dragon Lord  »

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fun, meaning, and nostalgia in silliness
25 July 1999 | by (Princeton, NJ) – See all my reviews

This movie is bufoonery! and I loved it! The "dragon lord" (Jacky Chan) and his buddy, "cowboy", totally made the movie fun, meaningful, and just plain silly. The movie is a rare blend of a good vs. evil fight and (somehow) the wonders and fun that is growing up. Long Shao Ye takes the viewer through the daily activities of the young "dragon lord" (so named because he is the son of a wealthy family) and "cowboy", which include implementing clever, elaborate ways to escape studying (with the help of the entire household, including the tutor), competing in rather boyish (and idiotically interesting) ways to gain the affection of a local girl, competing in "soccer" (you will see what i mean) and the list goes on. Somehow they find themselves in the midst of a fight to save the a shipment of valuable antiques and the lives of several people.

The movie has its serious moments. But they do not depress, but rather inspire. The playfulness of the boys are not lost in this exchange, but is actually employed against evil. What I really loved about this movie is how it ends. Not the typical confrontation (which in itself was awesome), but well, you'll see. Let me just say it truly captures the spirit of the movie.

silly, witty, meaningful, and nostalgic. great movie.


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