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Chin-Chung Chan (screenplay) and
Wing-Fai Wong (screenplay) ...
Release Date:
11 November 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »
Action-packed as usual with Donnie Yen kicking his adversaries in the role of "Beggar Su". Basic plot... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Good Yuen woo-ping kung fu film! See more (5 total) »


  (in credits order)

Donnie Yen ... Beggar So Chan
Yuk Wong ... Wong Fei-Hung
Dickson Ga-Sing Lee ... Leung Foon
Man Tat Ng ... Master So
Fennie Yuen ... Princess Yi Teh-Tai
Sheila Chan ... Aunt Jean
Xin Xin Xiong ... Prince Barac
Fong Pau ... Officer Lam
Yongxia Chen ... Holy Mother
Hoi-San Kwan ... Beggar Chie (as Hoi-Shan Kwan)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Xiu-Ping Wang ... Sacred Woman
Lau Yue-Ching

Directed by
Chin-Chung Chan 
Woo-Ping Yuen 
Writing credits
Chin-Chung Chan (screenplay) and
Wing-Fai Wong (screenplay) &
Jobic Tsui (screenplay) (as Chui Daat-Choh) &
Tai-Mok Lau (screenplay) (as Tai-Muk Lau)

Produced by
Chin-Chung Chan .... executive producer
Chin-Chung Chan .... producer
Shu-Kin Lam .... producer
Woo-Ping Yuen .... producer
Original Music by
Wai Lap Wu 
Cinematography by
Kuan-Hua Ma  (as Koon-wah Ma)
Stephen Poon Tak-Yip 
Film Editing by
Ting Hung Kuo 
Art Direction by
Liang Ming 
Makeup Department
Cho Tak Fung .... makeup artist
Production Management
Shu-Kin Lam .... production manager
Yuk Jan Lee .... assistant production manager
James Mou .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hen Pan Hung .... first assistant director
Yuen Kam-Tim .... associate director
Johnnie Kong .... associate director
Bing Wah Mak .... second assistant director
Art Department
Fai Fong .... props
Kam-Kai Ho .... property master
Sound Department
Hung Lu .... music editor
Kuo-Hua Wu .... sound effects editor
Mandy Chan .... action choreographer
Yuen Clan .... action choreographer
John Salvitti .... action choreographer (uncredited)
Donnie Yen .... action choreographer (uncredited)
Woo-Ping Yuen .... action director (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Kar-Kui Cheung .... lighting technician (as Cheung Ga-Kui)
David Chow Wing-Kwong .... gaffer
Other crew
Norman Law Man .... titles (as Law Man)

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Also Known As:
"So Hak-Yee" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Beggar So" - Hong Kong (English title) (literal title)
"Fist of the Red Dragon" - USA (video title)
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Rated R for violence and drug content
91 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Anachronisms: The 35mm style of camera that Princess Yi Teh-Tai uses in one scene was not introduced until the late-1930s/early-1940s, well after the real Wong Fei-Hung's death in 1924.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of "The Legend of Master So" (1982)See more »


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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Good Yuen woo-ping kung fu film!, 16 October 1999

Heroes among heroes is another kung fu movie from the master: Yuen Woo-ping. It stars Donnie Yen (the greatest in my opinion!)) As usual, Yen kicks some major butts in this movie but the story is not really original: Opium dealing involving the ''evil'' british!!(Strongly reminiscent of Drunken Master 2, Tai chi 2 or even once upon a time in china!!) The actor who portrays Wong Fei Hong in the movie is also a good martial artist but Donnie, once again, steals the show with his grace and his charisma. He even uses the drunken style in this movie. There is a good amount of fights in this movie but they are short but the climactic fight is great. Watch this movie for the fights, not for the story, because the fights are from Yuen Woo-ping and Donnie Yen shines, as always!! 7.8/10

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