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Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)

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A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive.

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Master Tie
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Philip Ng ...
Ma Yongzhen
Kuan Tai Chen ...
Baldy Bai
Luxia Jiang ...
Tie Mei
Hark-On Fung ...
Scruffy Chou
Cheung-Yan Yuen ...
Laughing Buddha
Michelle Hu ...
Tie Ju
Mei Lin Mo ...
Brother Tiger
Fengchao Liu ...
Shinji Tsutsumi
Yongchen Liu ...
Mystery Man
Junjie Mao ...
Sheng Xiangjun
Yi-Yi Yang ...
Little Flora
Duo Ba ...
Drunken Chun
Jiaolong Sun ...
Hei Mao
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A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive.

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New stars shine bright as old faces support!
1 July 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Lets face it, the glory days of our Hong Kong action heroes such as Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao, Jet Lee and such are gone... Heck, they don't even make them the same anymore, with each new film becoming more and more Hollywood-ised which was part of the reason we loved them in the first place - gritty originality!

And with respect to all my heroes, it is nice to see a host of them standing proud alongside the next generation of action stars - namely, the handsome Philip Ng and Andy On.

Once Upon A Time In Shanghai brings these great 2 talents together under the wing of the fantastic Wong Jing, amazing Yuen Woo Ping and many more to give us an epic martial arts feature!

Sharing the screen is the always incredible Sammo Hung, Yuen Cheung Yan, Chen Kwan Tai to name but a few, each gaining a bout of screen action without ever stealing the limelight from the ass kicking Philip Ng.

Beautifully shot and directed, simple and hard hitting, OUATIS is worthy of a place in any kung fu film fans collection!!


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