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Duel to Death (1983)
"Xian si jue" (original title)

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One of the last of the Old School Hong Kong martial arts flicks, this one deals with a legendary competition in swordplay and fighting that ends up being fought between two great warriors, ... See full summary »

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Paul Chang
Mang-Ha Cheng
Hsiu-hsien Chiang
San Chin
Shou-fu Chin
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Lueng Shing Hung
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Yeong-Mun Kwon
Chi-Ho Lau
Yat Fan Lau
Kin-sang Lee
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One of the last of the Old School Hong Kong martial arts flicks, this one deals with a legendary competition in swordplay and fighting that ends up being fought between two great warriors, a Chinese man and a Japanese man, who, over the course of the film, have become friends. Written by Mark Toscano <fiddybop@uclink4.berkeley.edu>

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Rated R for some graphic martial arts violence and momentary nudity | See all certifications »
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This movie is one of the best "Kung-Fu Theater" movies ever!
25 March 2000 | by (Columbus, OH) – See all my reviews

This movie has it all! Fast paced combat scenes, beautiful cinematography, compelling characters, and an epic plot of honor and betrayal. As I watched this movie, it was at once a really cool kung fu film and an intelligently written, acted, and directed film. Trust me on this one! If you're a fan of this genre at all, then check this film out.


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