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Dragon Fist (1979)

Long quan (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 21 April 1979 (Hong Kong)
Tong Huo-wan (Jackie Chan) seeks redress from the man responsible for his master's death, but becomes entangled in a feud between a local clan and gangsters.


Wei Lo


Chung-Ping Wang (screenplay)




Credited cast:
Jackie Chan ... Tong Huo-wan
Nora Miao ... Mung-laan
James Tien ... Fong-gong
Yin-Ju Lin Yin-Ju Lin ... Chung Cau-ping
Szu-Cheng Mu Szu-Cheng Mu ... Ngai Cong-long (as Chiang Kao)
Yen Si-Kuan Yen Si-Kuan ... Chung Gim-gwan
Sha-Fei Ouyang ... Mistress
Hsia Hsu ... Chong Saam-taai
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lu Chiang Chao Lu Chiang Chao
Eagle Han ... Laam-ceng
Yuan Hsu Yuan Hsu ... (as Yuen Hsu)
Hsiao-shih Liang Hsiao-shih Liang
Kang Peng Kang Peng
Fat Tsui Fat Tsui ... Ngai's fighter
Li-Peng Wan


After the death of his master, martial arts student Tong Huo-wan travels with his adoptive family to seek redress from the man responsible but finds himself torn between righteousness and filial piety after becoming entangled in a feud between a local clan and gangsters. Written by Scott Napier

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Action | Drama


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Filmed before but released after Jackie Chan's two Seasonal Productions movies, Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978) and Drunken Master (1978). This movie was filmed as a Mandarin-language movie. However, the focus on the dubbing switched to Cantonese, due to the success of the Cantonese-language Seasonal movies. This is why most releases feature Cantonese as the only Chinese dialect option, despite the fact that the harder-to-find Mandarin track syncs up with the actors far better. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Japanese theatrical cut is only about 89 minutes (compared to the uncut 96 minutes of the Hong Kong cut), but features a primarily unique music track. While it uses some of the same music cues as the Hong Kong cut, most of the music is produced especially for this edition, including two vocal tracks: "Dragon Fist" and "Do or Die". Aside from this, the opening fight montage with Hsiu Hsia has been replaced with footage of Jackie Chan's penultimate fight from the finale, while the opening credits play over set to the aforementioned "Dragon Fist" theme. As of now, this version is only available on a late 2014 Japanese blu-ray (the earlier Japanese blu-ray only features the alternate opening as an extra.) See more »

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Great Action Movie!!!!!!!!!!!!
26 June 2001 | by Nick_VorobyovSee all my reviews

Jackie has done another good old movie. This film has alot of action and the end is action packed too. This film is fun. This film is great for a person that doesn't know which Jackie Chan's old film to see. This film has the revenge your master's death plot. But otherwise the film is action packed with one or two funny parts. "Wei Lo" was the director again. He always makes Jackie films look good on tv. And Jackie kicks but at the end of the movie. Thats classic. So go rent or buy today.

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Hong Kong | Taiwan


Cantonese | Mandarin | English

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