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Xia gu ying xiong zhuan (1980)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 23 October 1980 (Hong Kong)
After the Shaolin Temple is brought to ruin, Kao seeks revenge by plotting to kill the emperor.

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Credited cast:
Szu Shih
Tao-Liang Tan
Michael Wai-Man Chan ... (as Wai-Man Chan)
Chung Wang
Hung Tsai
Bi-Fung Chen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ben Ko Chu
Han Hsieh
Chang Sheng Ko
Ching Ku
Hao Li
You Pin Liu
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After the Shaolin Temple is brought to ruin, Kao seeks revenge by plotting to kill the emperor.

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This is probably my all time favorite martial arts movie.
6 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is probably my all time favorite martial arts movie. The artistry of the actors in performing their combat sequences is so smooth and flowing, and yet they make it look almost effortless. The costumes are, in a word, incredible. The dubbing lacks emotion, but the plot to the movie has enough twists to keep it interesting in between fight scenes. There are a few laughs along the way, and the music is just classic for a film like this. If you're into old kung fu movies, THIS is as good as it gets, in my opinion.


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