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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 Lung Chan ... Yu
Hsi Chang Hsi Chang
Shao-Peng Chen Shao-Peng Chen
Mei Sheng Fan ... Fat Master (as Fan Mui Shung)
Pak-Kwong Ho 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 Chin-Lai Sung ... Fortune Teller (as Dai Sai Ngan)
Jing Tang Jing Tang
David Wu David Wu ... Police Captain
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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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This is the best kung fu film ever.
10 March 2001 | by hardeyeblindSee all my reviews

This is the best kung fu film ever, no doubt. Absurdly complex fight sequences, kung fu monks, stunning fisting scenes. Don't ask me what the plot was, I just know this film has to be seen to be believed. The guy who did the fight scenes also engineered the fight sequences in The Matrix, but this film is light years beyond Keanu Reeves. It HAS to be seen.


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