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Magnificent Bodyguards (1978)

Fei du juan yun shan (original title)
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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Wei Lo

Writer:

Lung Ku
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jackie Chan ... Lord Ting Chung
Peng Cheng Peng Cheng
Kuo Chung Ching
Fang Fang
Yuan Hsu Yuan Hsu ... (as Yuen Hsu)
Siu-Lung Leung ... (as Bruce Liang)
Wen Tai Li
Ming Liu
Szu-Cheng Mu Szu-Cheng Mu ... (as Chiang Kao)
Yasuhiro Shikamura Yasuhiro Shikamura
James Tien ... Chang Wu-Yi
Ping Wang Ping Wang
Quen 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, and more. Written by Joey Lennox

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Snake Fist Fighter Meets His Deadliest Enemies

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Certificate:

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

27 April 1978 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Magnificent Guardsmen See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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This was the first movie in Hong Kong to be filmed using 3-D technology. See more »

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UK video version is cut by 38 sec. See more »

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Not A Bad Film
19 March 1999 | by gwerqSee all my reviews

This is a typically bizarre early Chan film, made by Lo Wei. It concerns Chan escorting a woman across a dangerous valley to find a cure for her sick "brother". Although not a classic, this film does contain a number of impressive fight scenes,although the script is messy and often confusing. Still,it's nice to see Chan in his long-haired seventies days!


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