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Odd Couple (1979)

Bo ming dan dao duo ming qiang (original title)
The titular 'Odd Couple' are Sammo (King of Sabres) and Lau Kar Wing (King of Spears). They compete regularly against each other but every encounter results in a draw! Both decide to ... See full summary »

Director:

Chia-Yung Liu (as Kar-Wing Lau)

Writers:

Raymond C. Lai (as Raymond Lai), Raymond Pak-Ming Wong
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... King of the Sword / Yao, The King of the Spear's Pupil
Ka-Yan Leung ... Laughing Bandit / Scarface (as Kar Yan Leung)
Chia-Yung Liu ... King of the Spear / King of the Sword's Pupil (as Kar-Wing Lau)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lung Chan ... Chuang / Pak Chow
Fat Chung ... Ti
Ha Huang ... Single Sabre Wu Li
Ching-Ying Lam ... Hsia / Ha
Hoi-Sang Lee ... Bald Thug with Knives
Yen-Yun Lieh Yen-Yun Lieh
Tsun Liu Tsun Liu
Karl Maka ... Challenger
Mars ... Potato
Dean Shek ... Mr. Rocking
San Tai San Tai ... Mr. Rocking's assistant
Hsiu Wen Hsiu Wen
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The titular 'Odd Couple' are Sammo (King of Sabres) and Lau Kar Wing (King of Spears). They compete regularly against each other but every encounter results in a draw! Both decide to recruit young pupils and train them up. The late entry of the real villain, the smoldering Laughing Bandit who sports a big scar, has an even bigger grudge against the Kings of Sabres and Spear.

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Genres:

Action | Adventure

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Brilliant
19 February 2020 | by coconutkungfu-30704See all my reviews

Amazing weapons choreography and a double dose of Sammo and Lau Kar Wing in dual roles! This is one of the finest weapons fighting films ever made!


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

9 August 1979 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gar Bo Films Company See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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