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Fighting Madam (1987)

Tian shi xing dong (original title)
A crimefighting organization called the Angels goes up against a drug-smuggling ring headed by a female kung-fu killer.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hideki Saijô ...
Saijo
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Alex, Angel #1
Moon Lee ...
Moon, Angel #2
Elaine Lui ...
Elaine, Angel #3
Yukari Ôshima ...
Madame Yeung / Sue (English version)
David Chiang ...
John Keung
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Chang Lung
Chun Yang ...
Drug Lord (as Kwan Yeung)
Chi Wai Tai
Ho-Ying Sin
Sherman Wong
Hsiung Kao ...
Triad Member
Tao Chiang
Tin Sang Lung
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The Government lays waste to Thailand's Golden Triangle poppyfields' production, and the Drug Lord seeks vengeance on the police forces involved. For 10 million Swiss Francs, he even buys the services of Madame Sue, a ruthless killer, to dispose of the Iron Angels, a trio of highly trained agents in martial arts and gunfighting... Written by Artemis-9

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High octane fight thrills
22 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

IRON ANGELS is Hong Kong's answer to CHARLIE'S ANGELS, as a pair of fighting women go up against a sinister drug smuggling organisation in a bid to take down the kingpin in charge - who just happens to be a woman. The film is chock full of outstanding action sequences in the form of car chases, shoot-outs and of course martial arts bouts, and it's fair to say that this is top stuff. Certainly there's rarely a dull moment here amid all the death, violence, and suspense.

The delectable Moon Lee wins all of the attention as the lovely-looking crime fighter who turns out to be a deadly combatant in the fight stakes too. She needs to be: the villain of the piece is none other than Yukari Oshima, who invests her role with a real deadliness. Support comes from the welcome likes of David Chiang and in particular Hwang Jang Lee, who gets something more developed than the usual stock bad guy role, which I was very happy with. Inevitably the story is dominated by kick-ass fight choreography and a wowzer powerhouse fight climax that has to be seen to be believed.


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