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Shao Lin san shi liu fang ()


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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

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San Te
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General Tien Ta
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General Yin
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Lu Ah-cai (as Shao-Chiang Hsu)
Yu Yang ...
Hung His-kuan (as Yang Yu)
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Lord Cheng (as Chang Wu-liang)
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Tang San-yao (as Tang Wei-cheng)
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Tung Qian-jin
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Miller Six (as Yu Wang)
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Abbot in charge of Head Chamber
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Soldier
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Abbot in charge of Staff Chamber
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Director of 'Wrists Chamber'
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Chen Yen-ping
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Shaolin disciple
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Senior monk
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Director of 'Eyes Chamber'
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Soldier
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Soldier
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Beggar
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Abbot in charge of Top Chamber
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Lin Zhen
Hou Hsiao ...
Shaolin disciple
Yuan Hsio-Tieng ...
Director of 'Boxing Chamber'
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Chang Hsiang-yung
Ma Ku
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Abbot of Justice Office (as Li Hai Sheng)
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Soldier
Tsun Liu
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Abbot in charge of Dining Hall
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Shaolin disciple
Fat Wan ...
Soldier
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San Te's father
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Abbot in charge of Leg Chamber
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Teacher Ho
Wing Tat Woo ...
(as Yung-Ta Hu)
Hsin-chuan Wu

Directed by

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Chia-Liang Liu

Written by

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Kuang Ni ... (writer)

Produced by

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Mona Fong ... producer
Chia-Hsi Huang ... assistant producer
Run Run Shaw ... producer
Ka Hee Wong ... executive producer (as Lawrence Wong)

Music by

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Yung-Yu Chen

Cinematography by

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Yeh-tai Huang
Arthur Wong

Film Editing by

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Chi Leong Cheang
Yen Hai Li

Art Direction by

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Johnson Tsao

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Chi-Yu Liu ... (as Chi You Lau)

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Wan Tang ... assistant director (as Yuen Tong)

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Chia-Liang Liu ... fighting instructor / martial arts instructor
Cheng Peng ... production assistant
Wei-Cheng Tang ... martial arts instructor

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui manages to escape and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to seek revenge. In a short period of time he masters the deadly use of his fists, feet and palms, along with such weapons as swords, sticks, and lances. With his learning complete, he takes on the Manchus. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines He who struggles initially, might succeed eventually, and even finally. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (Hong Kong, English title)
  • 36th Chamber (United States)
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (United States)
  • Shaolin Master Killer (United States)
  • The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (World-wide, English title)
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  • 115 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The movie won the Best Martial Arts Award at 24th Asian Film Festival and was the 1978 Top 10 Box Office Hits in Hong Kong. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Martial Arts Mayhem Vol. 2 (1998). See more »
Quotes San Te: I should have learned Kung-fu instead of ethics.
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