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Legend of the Wolf (1997)

Chin long chuen suet (original title)
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Fung Hin-Man (Donnie Yen) is a legendary warrior who lives now elderly, along with a friend, their memories and their remorse. When a young man comes to him, Fung tells him the story of ... See full summary »


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Credited cast:
Donnie Yen ... Fung Man-Hin
Carman Lee ... Wai-Yee
Chi Wah Wong ... Wai
Ben Lam ... Bandit leader
Edmond Leung ... Ben Chan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mandy Chan ... Forest fighter
Cub Chien Cub Chien ... Bandit leader's boss (as Cub Chin)
Chin Hung Fan Chin Hung Fan ... Bandit
Ping Han
Choi-Chow Hoh Choi-Chow Hoh
Suk Yin Lai Suk Yin Lai
Tat Chiu Lee ... Fighter with axe
Tak Wai 'Billy' Lui Tak Wai 'Billy' Lui ... Bandit
Wai Cheung Mak ... Monkey style fighter
Ngan-Ying Poon Ngan-Ying Poon ... Villager


Fung Hin-Man (Donnie Yen) is a legendary warrior who lives now elderly, along with a friend, their memories and their remorse. When a young man comes to him, Fung tells him the story of when he saved the villagers from their oppressors and speaks of the death of the woman he loved. But the young man does not know that it is actually a hit man who wants to kill Fung for the fame that this murder would bring. Written by IvanWong

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Hong Kong



Release Date:

14 June 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Legend of the Wolf See more »


Box Office


HKD3,900,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Donnie Yen's directorial debut. See more »

Alternate Versions

On the UK 1998 video release 5 seconds were cut from the film to remove closeup shots of a handmade clawed glove weapon. This cut footage was later re-instated for the 2000 theatrical release and 2005 Soulblade DVD rating. See more »

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Not great but challenging
10 February 2006 | by triplexchiuSee all my reviews

I'm sorry martial arts fans, this is not good quality martial arts. Its good in some bits but thats about it. Its not Donnie Yen style which is good I reckon because its showing us that he is challenging viewers.

The storyline is pretty good, has a bit more of a plot. However the fighting just wasn't that good, too violent for someone like him.

Plus the ending was just shocking especially the fight scene with the Bandit leader.

Not bad if you wanna see something different from Donnie. And to the person that mentioned that this is the best film ever. No bloody way! Drunken Master 2 is way better, so is Armour Of God. Once upon a time in China is better, so is Enter The Dragon.

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