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Avenging Warriors of Shaolin (1979)

Jie shi ying xiong (original title)
Two friends who long to be heroes join the fight against a Ching warlord and his students. They get help from a Kung Fu student and a rebel. They also save Hung Si Quan's life.

Director:

Cheh Chang
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Piao Pai ... Hung Hsi-kuan
Feng Lu ... Kao Chih-chung
Meng Lo ... Chun Ah-Chin
Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok ... Ying Cha-Po (as Chui Kuo)
Chien Sun ... Chu Tsai
Sheng Chiang ... Han Chi
Li Wang ... (Introducing)
Tat-Wah Cho ... Chun's Teacher (as Ta-Hua Tsao)
Hsiang Huang Hsiang Huang ... Mr. Yang (Guest star)
Kuan-Chung Ku
Hsiung Yang Hsiung Yang
Tai-Ping Yu Tai-Ping Yu
Jan-To Tam Jan-To Tam ... (as Chen-Tung Tan)
Huang-Hsi Liu Huang-Hsi Liu
Shen Chan ... Master Chou Cheng
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Two friends who long to be heroes join the fight against a Ching warlord and his students. They get help from a Kung Fu student and a rebel. They also save Hung Si Quan's life.

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Five Kung Fu Masters on a Life or Death Rescue. See more »

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Action | Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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An excellent Shaw Brothers classic!
12 August 2000 | by pwrhaus8See all my reviews

As far as '70s kung fu movies are concerned, this film genuinely surprised me. There are well-choreographed fights scenes, bizarre weapons (including a pumpkin-shaped hammer), and a touch of comedy. This film doesn't spend too much time on mundane things like plot and characterization. Instead it is jam-packed with martial art sequences, including a 20 minute knock-down, drag-out, good-guy-vs-bad-guy finale. If you are a fan of such films like "Kid with the Golden Arm", "Five Masters of Death", and "Super Ninjas", I recommend finding a copy of this film.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

24 March 1979 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Avenging Warriors of Shaolin 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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