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Fists of the White Lotus (1980)

Hong Wending san po bai lian jiao (original title)
The monk Hung Wen-Ting fights against the evil priest White Lotus.

Director:

Lieh Lo

Writer:

Tien Huang (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chia-Hui Liu ... Hung Wen-Ting
Lieh Lo ... Priest White Lotus
Lung Wei Wang ... Ko Chin-Chung
Kara Wai ... Mei-Hsiao (as Ying Hung Wei)
Hou Hsiao Hou Hsiao ... Personal Swordsman of White Lotus
Ching-Ching Yeung ... Hu Hsiao-Ching (as Tsing Tsing Yang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shao-Hung Chan
Wing-Hon Cheung ... (as Yung-Han Chang)
Miao Ching
Chi-Chang Ho Chi-Chang Ho
Pa-Ching Huang Pa-Ching Huang ... White Lotus Abbot
Chi-Ho Lau Chi-Ho Lau ... Shaolin student (as Chih-Hao Liu)
King Chu Lee ... Hu Ah-Biao (as Ching Chu)
Fa Yuan Li
Hui Huang Lin ... Hu Nai-Cheng
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The monk Hung Wen-Ting fights against the evil priest White Lotus.

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Taglines:

Deadly Needle Kung Fu Against The Invincible Armor of White Lotus!

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

1 January 1980 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Fists of the White Lotus See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shaw Brothers See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Chia-Hui Liu plays Hong Wen-Ting, the hero who had defeated Pai Mei only to go toe-to-toe with his twin, who has mastered the fatal "hundred pace palm" technique. Many years later in Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004), Liu played the part of the evil Pai Mei, the same white-haired character with a fatal "five-point palm-exploding heart technique." See more »

Quotes

Pai Mei: [Hong Wen- Ting strikes Priest White Lotus in his ear, trying to hit his vital spot] Come on. Not so bad, it improves the hearing.
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Referenced in Luke Cage: Step in the Arena (2016) See more »

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Bring on the brutality!
10 October 2012 | by GOWBTWSee all my reviews

The White Lotus clan is out on a mission, to wipe out the monks. The leader is the most vicious character of the movie. Two fighters are released from prison for killing a member of that clan. But this guy, is five times worse than the last. His techniques are so perfect, he can't be touched. One fighter worked his hardest to get a perfect blow to stop him. The White Lotus used his five finger palm strike on two fighters, five walks can make their hearts explode. When he massacred the released prisoner and others, he was a walking death machine. The other fighter would confront him many times, and he would laugh off his skills. Yes, he was very headstrong, but he wasn't no quitter. His sister would teach him her techniques to better himself, along with his Tiger Crane style. The acupuncture techniques was very handy for him at the end. He could trigger everything on this fighter. Hiccups, laughter, sadness, etc. about made him the human porcupine. This movie got a ton of kung fu action. It's non-stop action makes it so much fun, it's a keeper all the way! 3 out of 5 stars.


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