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Killer Constable (1980)

Wan ren zan (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 1984 (USA)
Director Kuei Chih Hung was famous for his modern day crime thrillers, his horror flicks, and even his comedies. But if the only kung-fu film he ever made was this one, he'd still be spoken... See full summary »

Director:

Chih-Hung Kuei

Writer:

On Szeto
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kuan Tai Chen ... Leng Tian-Ying
Feng Ku ... Fang Feng-Jia
Jason Piao Pai ... Fan Jin-Diao
Tsui Ling Yu ... Hsiao Lan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fei Ai
Chuen Chiang
Han Chiang
Tao Chiang
Tat-Wah Cho ... Liu Jing-Tian
Biu Gam ... (as Piao Chin)
Ping Ha ... Woman with Baby
Hui-fen Huang Hui-fen Huang ... Empress Dowager (Guest star)
Kung-Wu Huang
Sae Ok Kim Sae Ok Kim
Yeong-Mun Kwon Yeong-Mun Kwon ... (as Yung-Wen Kuan)
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Director Kuei Chih Hung was famous for his modern day crime thrillers, his horror flicks, and even his comedies. But if the only kung-fu film he ever made was this one, he'd still be spoken of with respect by even the most ardent martial arts movie fan.

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Bare hands and feet against the deadly killer swordsmen . . . it was a bloodbath.

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Action | Drama

Certificate:

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Dark martial arts story
1 July 2017 | by a_chinnSee all my reviews

Solid martial arts film that's darker than most kung-fu films (both in story and tone, but also in it's actually lighting). The story follows a tough no nonsense constable who is hired to recover stolen royal property. He first assembles his team and they then set out to recover the stolen goods and seeking justice. It's a better story than most Shaw Brother's martial arts films, though that's not saying much, and there are enough good fight sequences (more swordplay than hand-to-hand) to make this worth watching, even if it's not a classic.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lightning Kung Fu See more »

Company Credits

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Shaw Brothers See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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