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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 »

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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
Kang Chin ... General
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
Chin Hai Chen Chin Hai Chen
Hui Lou Chen ... Shaolin student
Mu Chuan Chen Mu Chuan Chen ... Bitter Monk
Kuo Chung Ching
Wei-Hsiung Ho Wei-Hsiung Ho
Yin Ku Yin Ku
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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Country:

Hong Kong | Taiwan

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

School of Shaolin See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The German DVD by Madison Video is heavily cut. See more »

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A very good Kung Fu movie with a distinctive style
18 June 1999 | by GoredogSee all my reviews

Fans of Sonny Chiba and Bruce Lee may not find this movie to be their pride and joy, but will probably find it enjoyable nevertheless. Iron Monkey is set in Manchuria, and is made by Eastern Heroes Video Company. This fact alone would turn me off from the movie, because of the extremely conservative fight scenes (no decapitation). There is no gore, unlike the Street Fighter, and there is not that certain charm that Bruce Lee gives to his films. But somehow this film was able to please me through many well done fight sequences and a strong ending.


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