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Legendary Weapons of China (1982)
"Shi ba ban wu yi" (original title)

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A band of killers from an ailing kung fu and magic society are sent on a manhunt for a former member of the society, whose bad mouthing threatens it's existence.

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Credited cast:
Yung Chan
Tiet Wo Chu
Sheng Fu ...
Charlatan Wu
Hou Hsiao ...
Tieh A-hou
Kara Hui ...
Fang Shao-Ching
King Chu Lee
Hao-Ming Liao
Ke Ming Lin
Chia Yung Liu ...
Lei Ying
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Ti Tan
Chia-Liang Liu ...
Lei Kung
Fei-Hung Mak
Sing-Kwong Tsang
Ching Ho Wang ...
Chief Li
Han Chen Wang ...
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A band of killers from an ailing kung fu and magic society are sent on a manhunt for a former member of the society, whose bad mouthing threatens it's existence.

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Legendary Weapons of China  »

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Best Kung Fu Movie Intro
16 March 2004 | by (Philadelphia, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie has one of the best introductions of any film I have ever seen. The introduction shows a woman demonstrating several weapons of Kung Fu while sinister music plays. By demonstrating, I mean killing several men with these deadly weapons of Kung Fu! This movie has great style and creativity throughout. The story line is actually good, but might take several viewings to really understand what is going on.

Like others have said, it is not really a serious martial arts film, but it is one of my favorites nonetheless. You cannot beat the sinister music/introduction sequence in the beginning of the movie. That is worth watching alone. If you are a fan of Chinese Super Ninja, you will also like this movie.


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