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Xiao quan guai zhao (1979)

Shing Lung (Jackie Chan) is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu. He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to ... See full summary »

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Jackie Chan

Writers:

Jackie Chan, Wei Lo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jackie Chan ... Shing Lung (as Jacky Chan)
James Tien ... Grandpa
Dean Shek ... The Coffin Seller (as Shih Tien)
Hui Lou Chen ... The Unicorn
Shi-Kwan Yen Shi-Kwan Yen ... Yen
Kun Li ... The Master
Tien-Chi Cheng ... Willow Sword
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chih-Ping Chiang Chih-Ping Chiang
Shao Hua Chu Shao Hua Chu
Eagle Han
Hsing Nan Ho Hsing Nan Ho
Hong Hsu Hong Hsu
Yuan Hsu Yuan Hsu
Gen-Mei Huang Gen-Mei Huang ... (as Kan-Mei Wong)
Sae Ok Kim Sae Ok Kim
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Storyline

Shing Lung (Jackie Chan) is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu. He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kung-Fu to others. Lung, though, is tempted by some thugs he beat up to act as the Master of a Kung Fu school. This school's name apparently spreads far, as an old enemy of Lung's grandfather shows up and attacks him. Lung goes on training with the help of another member of the old gang, until he can eventually get revenge. Written by Yaron <yaron@starlight.trendline.co.il>

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Comedy | Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hong Kong | South Korea

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

17 February 1979 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Revenge of the Dragon See more »

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Production Co:

Good Year Movie Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The only movie Jackie Chan completed for Wei Lo's production company after the success of Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978) and Drunken Master (1978), and the first one in which he was given true creative control, and the title of Director. See more »

Quotes

Shing Lung: [balancing a valuable bowl very precariously] Master! Where are you going?
The Master: I'm going to toilet.
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Crazy Credits

The Japanese release of the film features an animated montage of Jackie Chan carrying out stunts with two characters that resemble Monkey Punch's criminal entertainers Daisuke Jigen and Fujiko Mine. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the Japanese theatrical release under the title of Crazy Monkey, an animated segment designed by manga artist Monkey Punch was commissioned and added to the film's opening. See more »

Connections

Referenced in No Retreat, No Surrender (1986) See more »

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Monkey Man
Performed by Dr. Soup
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Superior Martial Arts Movie
19 April 1999 | by Colin-30See all my reviews

Jackie Chan in "Hsiao chuan yi chao" is Kung Fu's answer to Charlie Chaplan. Yes I admit that some critics may accuse the film of having a flimsy plot line or cheesy dialogue, but my God, the humor and action scenes more than make up for all of the movie's shortcomings! I have two words for anyone who has seen this movie and is on the fence as to whether or not it was the best movie that they have ever seen: Tea Cha. The scamming teacher of the S.S.S. school of kung fu is all that the movie needs. Throw in Jackie Chan's acrobatics and high flying martial arts, and wow! Fans in search of a "good" movie such as Citizen Cane or Driving Miss Daisy should probably stay away, but anyone looking to laugh and be amazed must see The Fearless Hyena starring Jackie Chan.


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