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The Fearless Hyena (1979)

Xiao quan guai zhao (original title)
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 ... 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-Man Huang Gen-Man Huang
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 »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jackie Chan's writing and directorial debut. 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 Jioksibi gwanmun (1980) See more »

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Crazy Monkey
Performed by Dr. Soup
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Spectacular!
23 November 2000 | by MartialartsfanaticSee all my reviews

I'm a huge fan of Jackie Chan, and I've seen over 25 of his movies, and The Fearless Hyena is definently one of the best. Though the humour is pretty dumb, and lots of the characters are un-necessary(Like Stoney Egg, the Great Bear, and Iron Head)the fights are staged beautifully. Especially the ending fight scene!The story isn't so bad either.Even though it's your usual: guy's family memeber gets killed, guy trains, guy gets revenge type of movie, it's still good.Please don't get Fearless Hyena 1 and 2 mixed up. I've heard Two is really bad. So, I definitely suggest that you buy The Fearless Hyena part 1!


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