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Scorpion King (1992)
"Jie zi zhan shi" (original title)

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Dreamy young Yu-Shu who draws comics of imaginary martial arts heroes is put to a test when he rescues a young girl from a prostitution racket headed by a local police chief. With his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kar Lok Chin ...
Yu Shu
Chia-Liang Liu ...
Master Lo
Jung Yuen ...
Sunny the Scorpion
May Lo Mei-Mei ...
Mei
Jean Pol ...
Bull
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chi-leung Chan ...
Jean Pol
Victor Hon ...
Wang
Chi Ming Lau ...
(as Chi Ming Liu)
Shek Yin Lau
Yuk-Ting Lau ...
(as Tiffany Lau Yuk-Ting)
David Lo
Han Chen Wang
Fung Woo ...
Uncle Chai
Shun-Yee Yuen ...
Inspector Hua
Tak Yuen ...
Henchman
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Dreamy young Yu-Shu who draws comics of imaginary martial arts heroes is put to a test when he rescues a young girl from a prostitution racket headed by a local police chief. With his comics and a real Kung-Fu master to inspire him, Yu Shu calls on some new powers. Written by Towne 3, San Jose, Ca

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Rated PG-13 for martial arts violence | See all certifications »
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10 September 1992 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Kit ji jin si  »

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Yuen Jung did all of his own stunts apart from the one where he falls out of the window and onto some stairs. This stunt was performed by a stunt man who was very seriously injured. See more »

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Spoofed in Moumantai 2 (2002) See more »

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Excellent villain in this one
18 August 1999 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

When I saw OPERATION SCORPIO, I never thought I would see such a fantastic villain in Yuen Jeung. His kicking abilities are the best I've seen since Hwang Jang-lee in the 70's classics. There was wire use in the film, but Yuen didn't really use wires in his fights as his acrobatics and kicks were superb. Sadly, it is a tragedy that Yuen died a while later.


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