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Hak kuen (2006)

A young man learns the fighting techniques of Sanda from a coach. The two become best friends as the young man prepares to enter an underground tournament, competing against some of the top fighters of the world.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kong Ko
Ronald Cheng ...
Captain
Miki Yeung ...
Siu Tin
Theresa Fu ...
Chui Chi
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Ma Ho-Keung (as Cheung Siu Fai)
Ken Lo ...
Chan Sun (as Kenneth Low)
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Silver Dragon
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Portland Street Fighter
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Soo (as Lam Suet)
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King
Yu Gu ...
Fai (as Kris Gu)
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Beggar (as Lau Yee Tat)
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Wai (as Johnny Lu)
Marco Lok ...
Ricky
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Worker Ming (as Hui Siu Hung)
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A young man learns the fighting techniques of Sanda from a coach. The two become best friends as the young man prepares to enter an underground tournament, competing against some of the top fighters of the world.

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Fatal Contact  »

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Jacky Wu trained in Sanda for the film in Beijing and was nearly knocked out by one of the Sanda team members. See more »

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References King Kong (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

THEME SONG
Performed by Ronald Cheng
Composed by Ian Kasela
Lyrics by Xia Zhi
OP: PT EMI Publishing Indonesia
SP: Gold Label Music Ltd.
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Great action scenes but....
13 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is beautifully shot with some of the greatest fight scenes of any film in recent years. Anytime there is a fight, even the brief ones, the film shines. However, the rest of the film is awful despite the excellent photography. This movie is plagued by bad acting and bad story. This movie is extremely stupid. Every non-action scene is terrible.

That being said it is still worth watching for the fight scenes. The fights go at a fast pace and are pretty believable. They are somewhat similar to Flashpoint and SPL.

This is an absurdly silly movie that expects the audience to be morons but the fights are well-done.


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