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Shaolin Prince (1982)
"Shaolin chuan ren" (original title)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  January 1982 (USA)
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Two princes are seperated by birth. One is raised by the Prime Minister. The other is raised by three mad Shaolin Monks. They both learn kung-fu. When they are 23, they meet and combine ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Lung Ti ...
Tao Hung
Tung-Shing Yee ...
Wong Szu Tai
Jason Pai Piao ...
Iron Fingers
Feng Ku ...
Prime Minister Wang
Fei Ai ...
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Kuan-chung Ku ...
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Yu-po Liu ...
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Chia Tang ...
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Kwok Kuen Chan
Shen Chan ...
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Yung Chan
Kuo Hua Chang
Tao Chiang
Chi Wei Huang
Pei Chi Huang
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Two princes are seperated by birth. One is raised by the Prime Minister. The other is raised by three mad Shaolin Monks. They both learn kung-fu. When they are 23, they meet and combine there forces to defeat the evil 9th Prince Written by Adam Egre <degre@waun.tdsnet.com>

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The Master Executioner...The Dragon of Death!

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Action | Comedy

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Death Mask of the Ninja  »

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A perfect gem
18 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This little film has stuck with me for decades. It's basically everything Shaw Brothers, rolled into one hilarious, action-packed, visually stunning masterpiece.

For those unfamiliar with the Shaw Brothers, this movie contains over the top kung fu (or gung fu/ gong fu if you want to get technical), great slapstick comedy, and a hint of the paranormal. Tang Chia's directing style is so unique, and actually has great control over his actors.

It took me years to find the name of this movie back in the infancy of the internet, as I had a bootleg copy... I have a copy bought from Amazon now so there's that fix.

Definite must watch, even if you're not big into fists and kicks, because at least you'll laugh your socks off.


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