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The 36 Crazy Fists (1977)

San shi liu mi xing quan (original title)
R | | Action, Comedy | 27 May 1983 (USA)
Looking to avenge his father's death, after he was murdered by gangsters when he failed to pay protection money, a monastery novice strives tirelessly, with the help of students and a drunkard, to learn advanced kung-fu techniques.

Director:

Chi-Hwa Chen

Writer:

On Szeto (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Siu-Hung Leung ... Wong Tai-Kwang (as Hsiung Kuang)
Kar-Yung Lau ... Shan Ho Kuan (as Jimmy Liu)
Shi-Kwan Yen
Feng Ku ... Master Hsi Tak
Michelle Yim ... Wong Wai Chi (as Hsueh Mi)
Paul Chun ... Chu Shan Feng / Monk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lau Chan ... Official
Chok Chow Cheung
Cheng Chiang Cheng Chiang ... Drunkard
Hark-On Fung ... Tai Kuang's opponent (as Ko-An Feng)
Ti Hsieh Ti Hsieh
Wen Tai Li ... Twitching Abbott
Han-Yuan Ma Han-Yuan Ma
Sha-Li Pai Sha-Li Pai ... Monk
Kwai Shan ... Head Thug
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Storyline

A young man decides to learn Kung Fu to avenge the death of his father, a peaceful shopkeeper who was murdered by Manchurian gangsters for not paying protection money. At first he is rejected by his teachers because he is weak, but through persistence, and some help from other students and a mysterious drunk, he learns the skills he needs to avenge his father. Written by page8701

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Action | Comedy

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

27 May 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jackie and the 36 Crazy Fists See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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When the master is teaching Wong Tai about how to defend himself against the chain, he rolls up his sleeves and says for Wong Tai to attack him with the chain. Then, after they are done practising, he rolls up his sleeves again, and there appear to be forearm guards there that were not there before. See more »

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Hey it's OK
20 December 2004 | by joeyiscool12See all my reviews

I liked it well it was a dollar-DVD so this is kinda what you would expect. It actually was more than I thought it was it was funny in places were it wasn't supposed to be and my favorite character was the Drunken Master. I'd give give it a 6-8 but there were 3 things that bothered me. 1.The were'd dubbing-it sounded like every one was talking at once and It sounded like it was ad-libbed. 2.The quality-The first time I watched it, on there are certain spots were it turned all rainbow colored and a line showed up like someone recorded off of a bad tape on to a DVD. 3.Were's Jackie-I didn't see him at all and thats all it said on the cover Jackie Chan In, Jackie Chan Starring, but he did some directing and that was it.

Well that's it.


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