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Bloody Monkey Master (1977)

Tie hou zi (original title)
Not Rated | | Action | 1983 (USA)
Iron is the son of a rebel leader, but prefers to spend his days gambling and getting into fights. When his father's group is arrested and executed, Iron is forced to flee and hide in the ... See full summary »

Director:

Kuan Tai Chen

Writer:

Kuang Ni
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kuan Tai Chen ... Iron Monkey
Kuan-Chun Chi ... Fung Kong (as Kuan Jiun Chi)
Chia-Lin Sun Chia-Lin Sun
Kang Chin Kang Chin ... General
Chung Tien Shih Chung Tien Shih ... Captain Pa (as Chun Tien Shih)
Ka-Yan Leung ... Captain Ti (as Chia Ren Liang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yi Kuei Chang Yi Kuei Chang
Chin Hai Chen Chin Hai Chen
Hui Lou Chen Hui Lou Chen ... Shaolin student
Mu Chuan Chen Mu Chuan Chen ... Bitter Monk
Kuo Chung Ching Kuo Chung Ching
Wei-Hsiung Ho Wei-Hsiung Ho
Yin Ku Yin Ku
Ying Lee Ying Lee
Chiang Li Chiang Li ... Shaolin Student
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Storyline

Iron is the son of a rebel leader, but prefers to spend his days gambling and getting into fights. When his father's group is arrested and executed, Iron is forced to flee and hide in the woods as a beggar and thief. After being taken in by a Shaolin monastery and trained in the art of Monkey-Style Kung Fu, Iron vows to hunt down his father's killer and avenge his death. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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shaolin | martial arts | See All (2) »

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Action

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Hong Kong | Taiwan

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bloody Monkey Master See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Classic kung fu!!!!!
12 February 2001 | by bo34_2000See all my reviews

In my opinion this has to be one of the best movies ever made...considering the year is 1978, and the action holds up to this day as credible.The iron monkey is a tormented character and is played to full potential by the actor. The story is good to...very true to chinese history.And any movie that involves a bitter monk from shaolin is a-plus in my book.10 out of 10! I recommend this highly to anyone remotely interested in true chinese storytelling and action!!!


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