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Executioners from Shaolin (1977)

Hong Xi Guan (original title)
A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Bai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom ... See full summary »

Director:

Chia-Liang Liu

Writer:

Kuang Ni
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kuan Tai Chen ... Hung Hsi-Kuan (as Kuan-Tai Chen)
Lieh Lo ... The White-Browed Hermit (as Lo Lieh)
Yue Wong ... Hung Wen-ting (as Wang Yu)
Lily Li ... Fang Yung-chun
Chia-Hui Liu ... Tung Chien-chin
Kang-Yeh Cheng ... Hsiao Hu
Tao Chiang ... Kao Chin-Chung
Ching Tien ... Wang Yeh (Royal Chieftain)
Lao Shen ... Fang's Uncle
Hai-Shen Lai Hai-Shen Lai ... Rev. Chih Shan Chan
John Cheung ... Shaolin Pupil (as Chang Wu-liang)
Chiu Lee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hoi Sang Lee ... Monk Chi San
Chia-Liang Liu ... 3-Sectional Staff Fighter
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Storyline

A couple unite - she is fluent in the crane style of kung fu, he in tiger style. They have a son, but the boy's father is killed by the evil eunuch Bai Mei. Disguised as a girl, his mom trains him in crane style while he secretly learns tiger style from his father's training manual. Written by BeTheBuddha (dragonflyrivers@yahoo.com)

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Taglines:

A fight for vengeance ends in death!

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Action | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

16 February 1977 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

The Executioners of Death See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shaw Brothers See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Wu Tang Clan sampled the dubbed version of this on their song "Wu Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin To F*ck With". See more »

Goofs

All blood seen in the movie is a much lighter shade of red than real blood. See more »

Connections

Followed by A Slice of Death (1979) See more »

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Brilliant Martial Arts film, all-time favorite!
6 January 2004 | by SJMinkoffSee all my reviews

This was one of those films that I watched over and over, whenever I could. I've seen it on TV, usually in NYC on Channel 5 Saturday afternoons at 1pm, 3pm, or 5pm, on Drive-In Movie. I have also paid to see it repeatedly years ago in the old Times Square movie theaters. They used to specialize in Hong Kong martial arts films before Giuliani killed them all off. That's one thing I really miss about the old Times Sq...

This movie had it all: great plot and writing, great acting and action, even great dubbing. I really wish it would come out on DVD or even VHS...


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