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Star Runner (2003)

Siu nin a Fu (original title)
Get ready for the ultimate martial arts competition, where anything goes and lives are bought and sold. Tank is the celebrated Champion Star Runner and is deemed invincible among the ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Bond Cheung (as Ng Kin Ho)
Hyun-joo Kim ...
Kim Mi-Ju (as Kam Yin-Chu)
Shaun Tam ...
Chris Young (as Tam Jun-Yin)
Tank Wong (as Ong Chi-Kit)
Siu Chung Mok ...
Bullshit Bill
Alfred Cheung ...
Professor 'CY' Cheung
Coach Lau
Brother Lung (Wing Chun teacher)
David Chiang ...
Grandpa Cheung
Ken Lo ...
Benny Wong (as Law Wai-Kwong)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chi-Hin Chan
Ga-Leung Chan
Hung Chan
Joyce Chan


Get ready for the ultimate martial arts competition, where anything goes and lives are bought and sold. Tank is the celebrated Champion Star Runner and is deemed invincible among the martial arts community. When the headstrong Bond becomes determined to take on the undefeated fighter, he knows he must be in the best fighting condition. Training under a renowned martial arts expert, Bond learns to supplement his Thai Kickboxing skills with various styles of Chinese kun-fu, creating a powerful hybrid fighting style. With his new skills, Bond prepares to take on Tank and the fight of his life.

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Action | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of martial arts action violence | See all certifications »





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Release Date:

23 November 2003 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Star Runner  »

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Box Office


HKD 30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,210 (Hong Kong) (21 November 2003)

Company Credits

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Prior to shooting, stars Vanness Wu, Andy On and Shaun Tam went to study muay thai and kickboxing under Kar Lok Chin and Billy Chow. See more »


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Wing Chun
16 April 2004 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

There isn't a lot to be said about the movie other than some good fighting scenes and a Korean actress who, while not truly beautiful in the eye of this beholder, does possess certain charm. More interesting is the reasonably good tackling of the Wing Chun martial art style, including authentic scenes of workout at the Wing Chun wooden dummies. Ti Lung (family name, given name) who plays the Wing Chun master, however, did not learn his martial arts from Yip Man (ditto, dittto) (1893 – 1972), the grand master who founded the Hong Kong branch of Wing Chun, and was also Bruce Lee's teacher during the latter's early martial art days. (Those interested in having more details can check out the website www.cebridge.com.au/Ipman/). In founding of his Intercepting Fist style, Lee had much inspiration from his earlier Wing Chun training.

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