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Dung fong tuk ying (1987)

An action film about a daring commando raid into Vietnam to destroy a munitions dump left behind by American marines.

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Ming-Sun Tung
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Man Yen Chieh
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Yeung Lung
Joyce Godenzi ...
Guerrilla Girl #1
Chi Jan Ha ...
Guerrila Girl #3 (as Chi Chun Ha)
Ching-Ying Lam ...
Lieutenant Lam
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Colonel Yang
Charlie Chin ...
Szeto Chin
Kwok Keung Cheung ...
Ching
Billy Lau ...
Ching (as Lan Guang Lau)
Woo-Ping Yuen ...
Yun, Yen-Hoy
Corey Yuen ...
Judy Vu (as Kwai Yuen)
Lung Chan ...
Potato Head
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Giggling General
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General's elite soldier
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A motley group of Asian prisoners held in the US are given one chance for freedom. They are to go deep into Vietnam and destroy a secret depot of missles that the US left behind during the pull-out. The group, led by Lt. Lam and convict Tung, hook up with a trio of female freedom fighters and a happy go lucky martial artist named 'Rat'. The entire group is captured by the VC because one of them is a double agent, but they escape, cross an un-crossable bridge, and get to the secret base just ahead of the VC. By this point nearly all of the original group is dead, and it's up to Tung and Rat to fight the VC's leader, a bizarre giggling man who's lightning fast with martial arts. Written by Scott Hamilton <stomptokyo@aol.com>

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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9 July 1987 (Hong Kong)  »

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Eastern Condors  »

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The song that is played during the action sequences (da dadada dadada dadada) can be heard in Quentin Tarantino's Inglorious Basterds during the ending sequence when one of the Basterd (dressed as a servant) runs up to a Nazi guard and shoot him with a hidden gun. See more »

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MAD!
30 December 2002 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This movie is awesome, it's another one that takes my breathe away every time I see it! The action just flows, Sammo has never looked fitter, even as a kid he wasn't this slim! Yuen Biao shows why at one time no one could touch him in the acrobatic action. Again, I'm a little biased with this film as the first time I saw it was my first experience of Hong Kong action on the Big Screen (happy days at the Scala, Kings Cross, Thank you Rick Baker et al). From the very start, when the late, great Lam Ching Ying (RIP, he went too early) scales the Flag Pole to the final slow zoom out hillside shot this film will hold you to your seat (unless you hate action). It's an action film fan treat all the way. SEE THIS MOVIE NOW! (preferably in subtitled form as some humour gets lost in translation!!)


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