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Fo zhang luo han quan (1980)

Aspiring barber and experienced kung-fu fighter Shang learns that his childhood friend, Siu Ming, has been framed for murder by an unknown villain. When Shang begins looking into the crime,... See full summary »

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Woo-Ping Yuen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shun-Yee Yuen Shun-Yee Yuen ... Shang (as Yuen Shun I)
Siu Ming Tsui Siu Ming Tsui ... Si-Ming
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lung Chan ... Yu
Hsi Chang
Shao-Peng Chen
Mei Sheng Fan ... Fat Master (as Fan Mui Shung)
Pak-Kwong Ho
Tin Shing Hoh Tin Shing Hoh
Ti Hsieh Ti Hsieh
Hoi Sang Lee Hoi Sang Lee ... Chen (as Lee Hoi Sung)
Shu-chan Ou Shu-chan Ou
Kwai Shan Kwai Shan ... Mu-Chao Mu
Chin-Lai Sung ... Fortune Teller (as Dai Sai Ngan)
Jing Tang Jing Tang
David Wu ... Police Captain
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Storyline

Aspiring barber and experienced kung-fu fighter Shang learns that his childhood friend, Siu Ming, has been framed for murder by an unknown villain. When Shang begins looking into the crime, he soon finds himself the target of an assassination attempt. Who is behind all these crimes, and can Shang stop them? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

7 May 1980 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Fat San Lo Hon kuen See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Kung fu comedy not my cup of (poisonous) tea
19 June 2000 | by John BookSee all my reviews

If you're into the type of kung fu movies with an emphasis on humor, pick up "The Buddhist Fist". This one was a bit TOO funny, and was almost a distraction. The fighting is great, but at times looked too choreographed. Jackin Chan has done it much better, so look there. Good for a one time rental. If you need something, pick up one of his other movies, like the flawless "Iron Monkey".


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