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Crippled Masters (1979)
"Tian can di que" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  July 1982 (USA)
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Two men skilled in the arts of Kung-Fu are betrayed by their master and crippled for life, one left with no arms and the other with no legs. Despite their obvious disadvantages, they learn ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Chiu Ho ...
(Guest star)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chung-Kuei Chang
Mu Chuan Chen
Wei Ho
Mei Lung Hsiang
Chao-Ming Kang ...
The Crippled Master (as Jackie Conn)
Chung Chien Li ...
(as Chung Keng Li)
Ei Lu
Chang Ma
Te-Yun Pei
San Peng
Sung-Chuan Shen ...
The Crippled Master
Liang Tai
Tou Tieh
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Two men skilled in the arts of Kung-Fu are betrayed by their master and crippled for life, one left with no arms and the other with no legs. Despite their obvious disadvantages, they learn to combine their martial arts skills and seek revenge against the evil master. Written by John Kane <s0jpkane@titan.vcu.edu>

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Two crippled brothers, one indestructible force. Revenge against all odds.

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Pretty typical kung fu flick with standard elements, but talented handicapped actors.
7 March 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let's see, what do we have: Old recluse teacher type, check. Bizarre training regimine, check. Tea house scene, check. Evil bad guy with secret problem, check. Bolo Yeung, hmmm missed on this point, but there is at least one wannabe. Actor with face painted a weird shade of white/green, check.

Unusual items that make this one different? Never seen the butt used with such force before! The use of too handicapped individuals was very different, one with a limited stump of an arm instead of two and one with two fairly useless legs.

All in all very typical of the genre. Fight scenes abound linked together with a bit of a plot. The most interesting part was watching the two heroes work their way around doing daily tasks.


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