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Five Fingers of Death ()

Tian xia di yi quan (original title)
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Two martial arts schools prepare for an important tournament.

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Cast

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Chao Chih-Hao
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Sung Ying Ying
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Okada
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Yen Chu Hung
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Sun Hsin-Pei
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Meng Tung-Shun
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Han Lung (as Nan Kung-Hsun)
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Wan Hung-chieh
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Pa Tu-er, Mongolian Fighter
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Sung Wu-yang
Lung Yu ...
Tu Wei
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Oshima Shotaro (as Ran Yeh)
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Sun's pupil
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Chen Lang
Bong-jin Jin ...
Lu Ta-ming (as Chen Feng Chen)
Hsing Chung Hung ...
Inn-keeper (as Seong-Jung Hong)
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Wan's henchman
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Zaemon
Hsieh-Su Fung
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Street challenger
Tsun Liu
Chor Lam Tsang ...
Street barker
Fat Tsui
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Tournament official
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Meng henchman (as Ching Wang)
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Yen Chi Hung
Ping Woo ...
(as Ping Hu)
Shing-Chau Yuen
Shun-Yee Yuen

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Chang-hwa Jeong ... (as Chang Ho Cheng)

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Yang Chiang ... (screenplay)

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Run Run Shaw ... producer

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Yung-Yu Chen

Cinematography by

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Yung-Lung Wang

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Hsing-Lung Chiang
Kung-Wing Fan

Art Direction by

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Chi-Jui Chen

Makeup Department

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Yuen Fang ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ching Po Chang ... assistant director
Wei Chun Shen ... assistant director

Art Department

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Robert Tanenbaum ... movie poster artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Jean-Michel Beranger ... french dubbing mixer
Yung-Hua Wang ... sound recordist

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Chuan Chen ... action coordinator
Chia Yung Liu ... action coordinator

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Mario Erpichini ... voice dubbing: Chan Shen (uncredited)
Maresa Gallo ... voice dubbing: Wang Ping (uncredited)
Giorgio Gusso ... voice dubbing: Chi Chu Chin (uncredited)
Michele Kalamera ... voice dubbing: Lo Lieh (uncredited)
Gianni Musy ... voice dubbing: Tung Lin (uncredited)
Leonardo Severini ... voice dubbing: Ku Wen-Chung (uncredited)
Sandro Tuminelli ... voice dubbing: Fang Mien (uncredited)
Roberto Villa ... voice dubbing: Tien Feng (uncredited)
Pier Luigi Zollo ... voice dubbing: Chao Hsiung (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Promising young student Chi-Hao is sent away to train under a new master in order that he may be able to win a martial arts tournament and thus prevent the local thugs from getting the power and prestige that would come were they to win it. Written by bob the moo

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Also Known As
  • King Boxer (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Iron Palm (Hong Kong, English title)
  • Tin ha dai yat kuen (Hong Kong, Cantonese title)
  • King Boxer: Five Fingers of Death (United States)
  • King Boxer (World-wide, English title)
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  • 104 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The English dubbed version, released through Warner Brothers, was the film that launched the craze for "kung fu" movies in the United States. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Take 2: Movies That Changed the Movies (1979). See more »
Quotes Yin Yin's Dad: Chi-Hao, can you afford to be selfish, when so much is at stake?
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