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Fei du juan yun shan (1978)

A local Kung Fu expert is hired to form a team of guards to escort an dying man to a doctor. In order that they reach the doctor in time, they must pass through the "Stormy Hills", which ... See full summary »

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... Lord Ting Chung
Peng Cheng
Kuo Chung Ching
Yuan Hsu ... (as Yuen Hsu)
... (as Bruce Liang)
Wen Tai Li
Ming Liu
Szu-Cheng Mu ... (as Chiang Kao)
Yasuhiro Shikamura
James Tien ... Chang Wu-Yi
Ping Wang
Quen Wang
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A local Kung Fu expert is hired to form a team of guards to escort an dying man to a doctor. In order that they reach the doctor in time, they must pass through the "Stormy Hills", which are plagued by bandits, savages, evil monks are more. Written by Joey Lennox

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Snake Fist Fighter Meets His Deadliest Enemies

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27 April 1978 (Hong Kong)  »

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Magnificent Guardsmen  »

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Cool Movie!
5 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

Cool movie! Features a long-haired 24-year old Jackie Chan, great costumes, an improbably complicated plot, a bizarre song in the middle, American-Indian Mongol hordes, pre-Matrix "bullet time" fx, and much more.

Basically, Jackie and cohorts - the magnificent bodyguards of the title - are hired to guard and transport a valuable cargo over some dangerous, bandit-infested mountains. Of course, nothing is what it seems, no-one can be trusted and there appears to be a lost tribe of American Indians wandering the hills.

The version I saw was subtitled - it was fun hearing the original Chinese. Maybe that let the humour come out more. The movie doesn't take itself too seriously and only gets serious at the very end.

Well worth a watch.


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