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Shi zi mo hou shou (1978)

R | | Action | 1981 (USA)
As an expert of the 'Cross fists' technique, a reclusive kung fu master Li Pai perfects a lethal maneuver called the 'Shaolin Handlock' while an old wolf-in-sheep's-clothing friend Fang ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
David Chiang ... Li Cheng-ying
... Li Meng-ping
Michael Wai-Man Chan ... Kun Shih (as Hui-Min Chen)
... Ling Hao
Karen Yeh ... Lin Yueh-ching (as Ling-Chih Yeh)
Li-Wei Shen
Lak Apichat ... (as Chi Lu)
Kei Lok ... (as Kei Lok)
Dick Wei ... Li Pai (as Lung Tu)
... Li's student
Shen Chan ... Fang Yun-piao
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chuen Chiang
Szu-Ying Chien
Siu Boh Chu
Ming Fung
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As an expert of the 'Cross fists' technique, a reclusive kung fu master Li Pai perfects a lethal maneuver called the 'Shaolin Handlock' while an old wolf-in-sheep's-clothing friend Fang Yun-piao pays the unwitting Li a visit. Fang flees the country after duping and killing Li with a fatal counter-measure. Vowing revenge, surviving son Li Cheng-ying and sister Li Meng-ping follows Fang's trail that leads to Thailand. Upon killing Fang, they discover that he was acting on orders of a local expatriate criminal kingpin, Ling Hao, who partnered with their father in black-market smuggling during the war. Proving his own worthy kung fu skills, Cheng-ying infiltrates Ling's organization as a hired hand to gain Ling's confidence to get closer to him much to the chagrin & suspicions of Ling's right hand man Kun Shih who engages Cheng-ying into a deadly cat & mouse game behind enemy lines. After a failed assassination attempt on Ling by Meng-ping, the intrigue is diverted to a beautiful kept ... Written by Kenny Woo

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