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Kang Cheng
Shao-Yung Tung (co-director)
Yang Kao (story) and
Kang Cheng (screenplay)
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Release Date:
27 July 1972 (Hong Kong) See more »
Hell hath no fury like 14 women scorned.
The cast of The 14 Amazons is a veritable "who's who" of the golden age of Shaw Brothers swordplay adventures... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Among the best in the Shaw Brothers catalog. See more (2 total) »


  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Hua Chung ... Yang Tsung Pao (as Tsung Hua)
Mei Sheng Fan ... Chiao Ting Kuai, Yang's General
Chung-Hsin Huang ... Meng Huai Yuan, Yang's General (as Huang Chung Hsing)
Feng Tien ... King of Asia Hsia / Mongolia (as Tien Feng)
Hsieh Wang ... 1st Prince (as Wang Hsieh)
James Nam ... 2nd Prince (as Nan Kung Hsun)
Ching Tien ... 3rd Prince (as Ching Tien)
Paul Chun ... 4th Prince (as Chin Pei)
Lieh Lo ... 5th Prince (as Lo Lieh)
Ivy Ling Po ... Mu Kuei Ying

Lisa Lu ... She Tai-Chun, Great Grand-Mother
Yanyan Chen ... Ken Chin Hua (as Chen Yen Yen)
Ching Lin ... Tsou Lan Ying (as Lin Chin)
Ping Ha ... Tung Yueh Ngo (as Hsia Ping)
Betty Ting Pei ... Huang Chiung Nu (as Ting Pei)
Chin-Feng Wang ... Ma Sai Ying (as Huang Chin Feng)
Tina Chin-Fei ... Tu Chin Ngo
Ching Lee ... Yang Pa Mei (as Li Ching)
Karen Yeh ... Yang Chiu Mei (as Yeh Ling Chih)
Sha-Fei Ouyang ... Chai Chun Chu (as Ou-Yang Sha Fei)
Ping Wang ... Wang Chiu Chu
Wu Chi Liu ... Yang Chiu Lan
Pei-Pei Shu ... Yang Pai Feng (as Shu Pei Pei)
Hua Yueh ... Lu Chao, Pearl's Brother (as Yueh Hua)
Miao Ching ... Wang Ching (as Miao Ching)
Chih-Ching Yang ... Kou Chin (as Yang Chih Ching)
Wen Chung Ku ... Yang Hung (as Ku Wen Tsung)
Ai-Hua Yang ... Pearl (as Yang Ai Hua)
Chien Ting ... Shen Ku (as Ting Chien)
Shen Chan ... Xia Guard of rice depot shooting arrow signal (as Chan Shen)
Han Lo
Yun Tai Ho (as Ho Wan-Tai)
Lily Ho ... Yang Wen Xuang
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pin Chang
Hsing Chun Hsu
Chiu Chin Ku
Wei Lieh Lan
Hao Li
Han Ling
Wei Lu
Bolo Yeung ... Hsia Boxing Champion
Pan Pan Yeung ... Yang's Female Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
Kang Cheng 
Shao-Yung Tung (co-director)
Writing credits
Yang Kao  story: The Legend of the Yang Family and
Kang Cheng  screenplay

Produced by
Run Run Shaw .... producer
Original Music by
Fu-Ling Wang 
Cinematography by
Hsin Chang 
Chia Hsin Chu 
Shan Hua 
Chieh Huang 
Shao-Yung Tung (director of photography) (as Tung Shao Yung)
Toru Watanabe  (as Tu Bien-cheh)
Chi Yu 
Film Editing by
Hsing-Lung Chiang 
Kung-Wing Fan  (as Kung-Yung Fan)
Art Direction by
Chi-Jui Chen 
Costume Design by
Chi-Yu Liu 
Makeup Department
Yuen Fang .... makeup artist
Production Management
Chen Kuo Tai .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Da Chuan Hsu .... assistant director
Yuen Tong .... assistant director (as Tang Yuen)
Stanley Wing Siu .... assistant director (as Hsiao Yung)
Art Department
Yu Lai .... props
Sound Department
Yi-Chi Li .... sound effects editor
Wei Mao .... dubbing editor
Yung-Hua Wang .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Lin Kuo Chiang .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Kuo-Hsiang Lin .... visual effects
Siu-Tung Ching .... fighting instructor (as Cheng Hsiao-tung)
Shao-Sung Liang .... fighting instructor (as Hsiao Sung Liang)
Camera and Electrical Department
Yao-Chung Chen .... lighting technician
Music Department
Kang Cheng .... lyricist
Fu Liang Chou .... composer: theme music
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Shi si nu ying hao" - Hong Kong (original title)
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Spain:123 min | Portugal:112 min (censored version) | France:117 min (DVD)
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital (DVD version) | Mono
France:12 | Netherlands:18 (original rating) (1974) | Portugal:M/18 (censored version) | UK:18 | West Germany:18 (heavily cut)

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Among the best in the Shaw Brothers catalog., 10 August 2011
Author: lewiskendell from United States

"As the saying goes, 'A tiger may be old, but it never gives up it's ambition.'"

The 14 women of a family seek revenge for their treacherously murdered husband/father/brother/son/nephew/grandson in this old-school martial arts flick. 

Their forces are outnumbered and their enemy is vicious, but the women of The 14 Amazons (great title, by the way) are totally bent on vengeance and protecting their country from the bloodthirsty ruler of West Hsia and his 5 sons. Watch it for the impressive large scale battles and several really cool scenes (human pyramid/bridge FTW!) Who doesn't like to see a bunch of women being crafty, heroic bad***es? The camera work during the battles is great, and the movie as a whole is surprisingly gory, violent, and occasionally hilarious, too. Even the frequently used miniature sets and models are very well done (though they are understandably noticeable to today's viewer). A great job is done making several members of the large cast memorable (my personal favorite is Yang Pa Mei). Plus, the enemy soldiers all wear uniforms that make them look like Santa Claus, which is just pure bonus win. 

Any Shaw Brothers fans will have a grand ole time with this one. It's one of my favorites that I've seen. 

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