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Challenge of the Tiger (1980)

Mie jue qi qi (original title)
Two CIA agents - a kung fu master (Bruce Le) and a suave womanizer (Richard Harrison) - track the stolen formula for a super-sterility drug from Spain to Hong Kong, battling Neo-Nazi terrorists and a Vietnamese spy ring for its possession.

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Bruce Le, Luigi Batzella (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Bruce Le (screenplay), Fan Pan (screenplay) (as Poon Fan)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bruce Le ... Huang Lung
Richard Harrison ... Richard Cannon
Jung-Lee Hwang ... Comrade Yang (as Wang Jang Lee)
Nadiuska ... Maria
Brad Harris ... Leopard (as Bradford Harris)
May Hong May Hong ... Asian Girl
Tito García ... Boss (as Tito Garcia)
Tao Chiang ... Henchman Kong / Convict (as Kong To)
Sharon Shira Sharon Shira ... Anna (as Sharon Schirra)
Bolo Yeung ... Chang / Pang (as Yang Sze)
Josef Laufer ... Joe (as Joe Laufer)
Dick Randall ... Dick
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Two CIA agents - a kung fu master (Bruce Le) and a suave womanizer (Richard Harrison) - track the stolen formula for a super-sterility drug from Spain to Hong Kong, battling Neo-Nazi terrorists and a Vietnamese spy ring for its possession.

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English | Mandarin

Release Date:

1980 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Gymkata Killer See more »

Filming Locations:

Macau, China See more »

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Dragon Films Company See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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The Timeless Appeal of the Porn Mustache
19 May 2008 | by QuicksandSee all my reviews

Bruce Le (that's not a typo) stars in an action film, with a script by Bruce Le and Poon Fan. If you're not laughing yet, keep right on walking. There's nothing more to see here.

Still reading? Awesome: Fast cars, faster women, a stereotyped asexual martial artist starring along side a sex-addicted American super-agent named Richard Cannon. Seriously. The first time you see him, he's playing tennis against two topless women. Simultaneously.

Did I say action film? It's a softcore adult film. With kung fu. And Chong Li from "Bloodsport." The acting is non-existent, the dubbing is awful, and the plot has something to do with a formula that can make a man sterile, able to have all the sex he wants with no repercussions. Is that good or bad? I'm not sure. Neither is the movie.

THERE IS NO DOWNSIDE HERE. I saw this on accident, as it came as part of a double feature with "For Y'ur Height Only," starring 2'9" Filipino action superstar Weng Weng. For once, this was a double-feature with everything. And I think this movie was actually the better of the two.

Judge for yourself, won't you? You'll be glad you did.


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