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Siu Nin Wong Fei Hung Chi: Tit Ma Lau
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Iron Monkey -- The corrupt officials of a Chinese village are continually robbed by a masked bandit know as "Iron Monkey" named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Governor forces a traveling physician (Donnie Yen) into finding the bandit.

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Director:
Writers:
Hark Tsui (writer)
Tai-Mok Lau (writer)
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Release Date:
12 October 2001 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Sometimes the only way to become a hero is to be an outlaw See more »
Plot:
A martial artist/doctor steals from the corrupt authorities as a masked thief to give to the poor while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt him down. But a major threat unites them as a powerful and traitorous shaolin monk takes over the authorities. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Rongguang Yu ... Dr. Yang / Iron Monkey

Donnie Yen ... Wong Kei-Ying
Jean Wang ... Miss Orchid

Sze-Man Tsang ... Wong Fei-Hong
Shun-Yee Yuen ... General Fox

James Wong ... Governor Cheng Pak-Fong
Shi-Kwan Yen ... Hin Hung (as Yee Kwan Yan)
Fai Lee ... Hin Hung's disciple #1
Hou Hsiao ... Hin Hung's disciple #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Brianne Brozey ... Wong Fei-Hung (voice)
Mandy Chan ... Shaolin Monk #4 (as Man-Dik Ko)
Siu Wah Chan ... Shaolin Monk #2
Kwai Po Chin ... Shaolin Monk #1
Peter Doyle ... Orchid's Boss (Flashback Scene) (voice)
Cheung Fung-Lei ... Governor Cheng's favorite mistress
Chi Tai Lam
Dion Lam ... Constable
Chi Wah Ling ... Member of Thief gang
Chih Hung Ling ... Constable
Mona Marshall ... Young Pickpocket (voice)

Joe Ochman ... Governor Cheng (voice)
Bob Papenbrook ... Chief Fox (voice)
Derek Stephen Prince ... Suspected Monkey Donator (voice)
Mei-Yee Sze ... Governor Cheng's advisor
Tai Wo Tang ... Leader of Thief gang
Kirk Thornton ... Dr. Yang / Iron Monkey (voice)
William Tuen ... Fat rich patient
Ezra Weisz ... Herbs Salesman (voice)
Jack Wong Wai Leung ... Member of Thief gang
Kim-Ban Wong ... Member of Thief gang
Choi-Nam Yip
Tony Yuen ... Member of Thief gang

Directed by
Woo-ping Yuen 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tan Cheung  writer
Tai-Mok Lau  writer (as Tai-Muk Lau)
Elsa Tang  writer (as Pik-yin Tang)
Hark Tsui  writer

Produced by
Quentin Tarantino .... producer (2001 release)
Hark Tsui .... producer
 
Original Music by
Gam-Wing Chow 
Johnny Njo 
Wai Lap Wu 
 
Cinematography by
Chi-Wai Tam 
Arthur Wong 
 
Film Editing by
Chi Wai Chan 
Angie Lam 
Marco Mak 
 
Production Design by
Ringo Cheung 
 
Art Direction by
Ringo Cheung 
 
Costume Design by
Bo-Ling Ng 
 
Makeup Department
Kuo Hsiung Chen .... makeup artist
Wong Jan-Fai .... makeup artist
Ching Lam Li .... hair stylist
Yuk-ho Wu .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Steve Barnett .... post-production supervisor (2001 re-release)
Lorraine Ho .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kai Keung Lai .... first assistant director
Wing-Fai Wong .... third assistant director
Shui-Fong Yip .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Pak Shing Lai .... property master
Wang-Fat Leung .... assistant art director
Wilson Lam Wai-Sum .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Shao Lung Chou .... sound recordist
Gam-Wing Chow .... sound editor
David C. Hughes .... sound designer (2001 re-release)
John Mardesich .... Skywalker operations (2001 re-release)
Larry Oatfield .... sound effects editor (2001 re-release)
Kevin Sellers .... sound effects editor (2001 re-release)
Addison Teague .... sound effects editor (2001 re-release)
 
Visual Effects by
Phil Carbonaro .... visual effects artist (2001 version)
John Follmer .... visual effects producer: MetroLight Studios (2001 re-release)
Celia Hallquist .... visual effects producer: MetroLight Studios (2001 re-release)
Matt Haslam .... digital artist (2001 version)
James W. Kristoff .... executive in charge of production: MetroLight Studios (2001 re-release)
Ralph Maiers .... digital artist (2001 re-release)
Scott E. Metzger .... cg artist: MetroLight Studios (2001 re-release)
Brad Moylan .... digital compositor: Pixel Magic (2001 re-release)
Dobbie Schiff .... visual effects executive producer: MetroLight Studios (2001 re-release)
Jon Terada .... digital compositor (2001 re-release)
James David Hattin .... senior wall replacement specialist: OCS Freeze Frame/Pixel Magic (2001 re-release) (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Hou Hsiao .... stunt performer
Huan-Chiu Ku .... action choreographer
Master Lee .... assistant stunt coordinator
Master Lee .... stunt player
Cheung-Yan Yuen .... action choreographer
Shun-Yee Yuen .... action choreographer
Woo-ping Yuen .... action director
Donnie Yen .... action choreographer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lam Chow .... gaffer
Sui Hung Chow .... assistant lighting
Wing-Tong Law .... assistant lighting
Man-Ching Ng .... gaffer
 
Music Department
Joanie Diener .... supervising music editor (2001 re-release)
Michael Dittrick .... music editor (2001 re-release)
Sharyn Gersh .... music editor (2001 version) (as Sharyn M. Tylk)
James L. Venable .... composer: theme music: English version
 
Other crew
Jun-Kit Lai .... story editor
Catherine Sie .... script supervisor
Ho Tim .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Siu Nin Wong Fei Hung Chi: Tit Ma Lau" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Iron Monkey: The Young Wong Fei Hong" - Hong Kong (English title) (literal English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for martial arts action/violence and brief sexuality
Runtime:
90 min | USA:85 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
DTS (US version) | Dolby Digital (US version) | Mono (original release) | SDDS (US version)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The part of the young Wong Fei-Hung is played by Tsang Sze-Man, a talented martial artist, and also a girl.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: As the Iron Monkey is about to climb up the ladder after the fight with the Royal Minister, you can hear the sound effects of him climbing the ladder before he begins climbing it.See more »
Quotes:
Iron Monkey:[dubbed and subtitled versions] Don't take things too seriously, and you will always be at ease.See more »
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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Fancy Kung Fu Robin Hood, 20 December 1999
Author: Mick Pope from Sydney, Australia

I really loved this flick. A Kung Fu Robin Hood fights corruption in officialdom whilst providing for the poor and needy. Kung Fu skills go from fancy kicks and hand work, to wok skills, balancing on poles and beating up bullies with an umbrella. Once the visiting doctor realises his mistake in wanting to defeat our hero, a dynamic team up results against the evil foes from Shaolin who misuse their art to the obligatory Kung Fu bad guys (and girls). The characters are quite good, even the little kid didn't irritate me (good skills). This movie has some padding, with the father-son routine. It worked ok, adding some plot and human interest to the movie. Even one of the corrupt officials (Master Fox) moves beyond 1D, though the Shaolin monk is truly the 1D bad guy. Well done Tsui Hark.

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