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Wah Yuen
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Country: Hong Kong

Total Titles at Criticker: 67 - You've Seen 0

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Princess and Seven Kung Fu Masters (2013)
During the early years of the Republic era, in the North-East region of China, the people are suffering from the power struggle among the local Warlords, bandits, and Japanese invaders. Warlord Lam (Sammo Hung), is not a leader of great vision, but stands firm in his own beliefs. The only paradise within the region is 'Lucky Town', the one place where no one dared to attack as it was protected by the seven kung fu masters who have resided there. (The Movie Database)
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Fight the Fight (2011)
Taking his father's advice, one man decides to return to his home to pursue a fresh start. But while training in his father's martial arts school, he finds out that his father has consented to sell the establishment to a competitor. What follows is the ultimate martial arts challenge - winner takes all. (dvdactive.com)
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Vampire Warriors (2010)
Vampire Warriors follows the uneasy friendship between vampire hunter Ar and a family of "vegetarian" vampires, including Max and her womanizing father Lung. Ar spends her days walking around hunting down bad vampires, while Max and her good vampire friends hang around town aimlessly, complaining about how bored they are. That all changes with the arrival of Mung, a vampire kills other vampires to make himself more powerful. (imdb)
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City Under Siege (2010)
Sunny, a goofy professional clown, is roped into a treasure hunt by the circus performers that routinely ridicule him, but when the treasure turns out to be not what was expected, a newly-empowered Sunny must save Hong Kong from his one-time colleagues-turned-hideous mutants.
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Kung Fu Wing Chun (2010)
A romantic comedy about the origins of the Wing Chun fighting style. (imdb)
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Team of Miracle: We Will Rock You (2009)
This moving drama is based on the true story of Hong Kong's entry into the Homeless World Cup, an international event in which homeless people from all over the world form soccer teams and compete. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Kung Fu Mahjong 3: The Final Duel (2007)
TVB actor Roger Kwok stars as Ken, a mahjong whiz whose luck with the tiles is legendary. However, Ken loses his mojo when he decides to date Nancy (TVB star Shirley Yeung), a pretty young thing who curses whoever she comes into physical contact with amazingly bad luck. (lovehkfilm)
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Twins Mission (2007)
Hong Kong action gets even hotter with the reunion of kung fu legend Sammo Hung and martial arts master Jacky Wu, plus the addition of the cuter-than-cute music group Twins (aka Charlene Choi and Gillian Chung) in starring roles. In Twins Mission, Hung and Wu play Lucky and Hey, men who unite to bring a stolen bead back to its rightful owners. (allrovi.com)
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Contract Lover (2007)
Fatt (Richie Jen) is from a family of martial arts experts, but he ends up being a businessman instead. He intends to introduce his girlfriend (Kate Tsui) to his father but is skeptical if he could accept her modern ways. Hence, Fatt resorts to hiring a temporary girlfriend to test out his father. Zao (Fan BingBing) has just graduated from university and urgently needs money. She signs a contract with Fatt to be his temporary lover. Fatt brings his hired lover home to meet his father. (Hong Kong Cinemagic)
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Bet to Basic (2006)
Jordan Chan is Lloyd, a dopey gambling savant who possesses the uncanny ability to always draw a winning, though usually wimpy hand in mahjong. You see, there are numerous ways to win in mahjong, usually involving consistent suits or special combinations, but a person can still win with a hodgepodge of mismatched tiles. The ability to come up with the latter is Lloyd's ability, which makes him a minor terror on the mahjong circuit. (lovehkfilm)
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Dragon Tiger Gate (2006)
Tiger Wong is an exceptionally skilled martial artist with a strong sense of justice and benevolence. While dining at a floating restaurant, he chances upon a high level triad meeting and notices a family being bullied. Enraged by the sight he defeats the bullies using his special kick - Eighteen Dragon Slaying Kick... (imdb)
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My Kung Fu Sweetheart (2006)
Phoebe (Cecilia Cheung) is the daughter of two Kung Fu masters (Yuen Qiu & Yuen Wah) and started learning martial arts from the Kung Fu Academy on top of the Cloud Mountain since a teenager. Phoebe's parents are divorced and Phoebe soon graduates to be a Kung Fu expert herself but she has to keep her martial arts skills a secret. Phoebe falls in love with Dragon (Leo Ku) at her work place, but Dragon is suspicious of Phoebe's Kung Fu skills... (Hong Kong Cinemagic)
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Don
The Tao of ghostbusting; religion and policing. On January 2, 2006, three fateful things happen to Sergeant Yiu, a lackluster Hong Kong cop: he shoots a notorious criminal who vows to haunt him, his aunt dies and passes to him the ability to see ghosts, and he's given a desk job at the 7th precinct. There he's supervised by the hard-nosed Madame Tsui, he meets Bing, the force's expert on the supernatural, and he works with Fiona, a lovely colleague with her own secret... (imdb)
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Kung Fu Mahjong (2005)
Another gambling movie from Wong Jing, this time he combines the fun of kung fu and mahjong. (imdb)
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Kung Fu Mahjong 2 (2005)
Fanny is a skilled mahjong player and young housewife, who's usually forbidden from her tile-clicking addiction by husband Johnny. However, when Johnny falls in with gambler Demon, Fanny gets sent packing. Johnny takes up with Demon's sister Curvy, and Fanny is left alone and seems to lose her mahjong-playing skills. Luckily, she has a chance to reclaim her husband in a mahjong tournament. (imdb)
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Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Set amid the chaos of pre-revolutionary China, small time thief, Sing (Chow), aspires to be one of the sophisticated and ruthless Axe Gang whose underworld activities overshadow the city. (Sony)
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Ultimatum (2001)
Michael Wong stars in this gritty action film as Ming, a Hong Kong cop investigating a series of unsolved murders that seemed to be linked to triad gang members. After determining that the perpetrator of these murders was a professional assassin, Ming must find the killer before someone else does. (imdb)
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Hero (1997)
Ma Wing Jing and his older brother Ma Tai Chueng arrive in Shanghai to make their fortune at the end of the Qin Dynasty. Be-friending a powerful mobster (Tam Sei) Wing Jing is given his nightclub in return for saving Tam Sei's life. Unfortunately, another Gangster wants the territory a well. Corruption and violence rule the streets as Wing Jing and Tam Sei must battle not only the rival gangs but the corrupt police officials as well. (imdb)
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Shaolin Popey II: Messy Temple (1994)
The story begins with a mysterious woman named Jinx who hires less than intelligent killers Red Lemon and Yellow Lemon to chop off the right palm of the master of Wu-Long Temple. A hilarious adventure displaying the talents of child martial arts masters. (Tai Seng)
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Kickboxer (1993)
Lao Zhai (Yuen Biao) is an as-yet-inducted student of Wong Fei-Hong's famous martial arts school. But when he is framed into smuggling opium and therefore tarnishing the name of Fei-Hung, he must fight the people who would ruin his and his masters' name.
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The Black Panther Warriors (1993)
Black Cougar is a mercenary who is being paid a huge sum of money by an unknown person to recover a top secret file. Realizing the enormity and complexity of the task, he enlists the help of a dummy-sucking computer hacker, a sex-maniacal weapons specialist, and a charismatic 'God of Gamblers' to help him out. When he gets double-crossed by the unknown person. He sets out to seek and destroy him, with the help of his friends... (imdb)
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The Master (1992)
A young martial artist travels from China to America to visit his old master. Once in the US he is drawn into a conflict between his master and another disciple.
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Supercop (1992)
A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar. (imdb)
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A Kid from Tibet (1992)
A monk from Tibet is sent to Hong Kong by his master. He is to recover a magical bottle to which he has the cap from a lawyer. When these items were united long ago they protected Tibet from invasion by the evil Black Section of Esoteric Buddhism. The monk meets and protects a woman who is acting as the agent for the lawyer, and the Black Section fight to gain the magical bottle for themselves. (imdb)
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The Big Deal (1992)
The "Saint" is a secret group comprised of a martial arts master and his two oddball daughters. They were brought to this earth to uphold justice by robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. A Robin Hood like saga set during modern-day Hong Kong. (hkmdb)
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Magnificent Scoundrels (1991)
Stephen Chow plays a loser who's girlfriend has run off to get married, she mets a very lousy con-artist (Teresa Mo)... (imdb)
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The Top Bet (1991)
Anita Mui plays the sister of the Saint of Gamblers, and also possesses supernatural gambling abilities. However, she chooses not to use her powers. She decides to come to Hong Kong to retrieve her brother and bring him back to China. There she meets his assistant, Ng, who is without the Saint of Gamblers, as he has headed off on a cruise. Ng asks Mui to compete in the next tournament, but she turns him down. Mui stays at Ng's house, and helps him find another player to compete. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Bury Me High (1991)
Riding the boom of action-adventure yarns following the success of the Indiana Jones trilogy, Tsui Siu-ming spins this big-budget spectacle about really good feng shui. The film centers around a mountainous region in an Asian backwater banana republic reputed to have such good geomantic qualities that the descendents of all those buried in its earth will be blessed with fantastic fortune and good health. (allrovi.com)
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Kung Fu vs. Acrobatic (1991)
Two men from Hong Kong journey into the far-reaches of China for some black-market trading, but stumble upon a cave where Princess Wendy, her handmaid Mandy, and evil kung fu master Tin have been in suspended animation for 800 years. The two pals and their new friends escape to HK, only to followed by Tin, who demands Wendy's hand in marriage. With the help of the princess, the two pals practice their Kung Fu skills. However, they are unable to fight Tin until they master the Buddhist fist. (hkcinemagic)
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The Fun, the Luck and the Tycoon (1990)
Chow Yun Fat was a famous, clever, rich and spoiled playboy in town living in his father's luxury house. His wealthy grandmother had a rich twin sister. Both of them had their own family and kids. The twin grannies wished to match up their grand children so that their legacy would not fall into the hands of outsiders. Unfortunately, the two grandchildren were not fond of each other.    One month before his marriage with Li, Chow met Cheung Ai Ka in a "Cannoeing Charity Competition" (hkcinemagic.com)
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The Nocturnal Demon (1990)
Tin bears an uncanny resemblance to a psychotic serial killer, and now the cops are chasing the wrong man. He and his cousin Wawa must catch the killer on their own to prove their innocence. (imdb)
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Swordsman (1990)
When a scroll containing valuable martial arts secrets is stolen from the Emperor, an army detachment is sent to recover it... (imdb)
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Legend of the Dragon (1990)
Stephen Chow leaves for the big city to try and save his home by winning the huge snooker tournament. (imdb)
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She Shoots Straight (1990)
Policewoman Mina (Joyce Godenzi) marries into a family of cops and has to gain acceptance from them and battle a Vietnamese gang. (Amazon)
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Dragon from Russia (1990)
The film centers around a ruthless band of criminals called "The Eight Hundred Dragons," who pitilessly track down and kill any defecting members. Snooker (Dean Shek Tien) has held out the longest by hiding out in Russia. When the grand master of the clan learns of Snooker's whereabouts, he kidnaps him and his young daughter. Meanwhile, the villainous master also orders the kidnapping and brainwashing of Snooker's friend Yao (Sam Hui Kook-kit). (allrovi.com)
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The Iceman Cometh (1989)
Two Ming dynasty enemies: a royal palace guard and the rapist/murderer he's chasing are transported in time to modern day Hong Kong where they continue their fight.
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Mr. Vampire Saga Four (1988)
A Taoist Priest isn't too happy when his Buddhist Priest colleague moves in next door. They are subject to constant feuds and duels, but soon must overcome their odds towards each other when a vampire breaks loose from his coffin in a nearby procession and threatens to wreak havoc to the countryside. (imdb)
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On the Run (1988)
When his wife, also working for the the police, but in a different department, is being brutally murdered, a police officer begins to investigate the case on his own. Soon he has the hitwoman, who did it arrested, but must find out that things are not as easy as he thought. He has knocked at the wrong door and it turns out that the woman he has hold of may be his only ally. (imdb)
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Dragons Forever (1988)
Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways... (imdb)
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Picture of a Nymph (1987)
Shih Erh (Biao Yuen), a Taoist monk disciple, takes in a scholar named Tsui Hung-Chuen (Lawrence Ng) after he inadvertently burned down his house after battling a demon. (imdb)
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Eastern Condors (1987)
An action film about a daring commando raid into Vietnam to destroy a munitions dump left behind by American marines. (imdb)
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Scared Stiff (1987)
Alan and Halley are partners in a pest control company. Handsome Alan gets the girls and puffy Halley gets nothing. One night the two are injured in a car crash. Halley suffers slight injuries but Alan is dead for all purposes except his brain wave which still works actively. But when Halley cries over his "corpse", Alan bursts into ecplosive life. So the doctor decide to study this phenomenon and Alan agrees to be the guinea pig as he fancies the beautiful Dr. Emily. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Heart of Dragon (1985)
Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally retarded brother... (imdb)
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Wheels on Meals (1984)
Cousins Jackie and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective... (imdb)
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Shaolin Intruders (1983)
Shaolin Temple becomes suspect when several clan leaders are robbed and killed by the deadly Shaolin Palm technique. (imdb)
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The Spirit of the Sword (1982)
The plot centers on a martial arts tournament where the stoic Purple Robe Duke competes annually with the nefarious Fire Demon God, who always loses. This time, the Purple Robe Duke is poisoned from an attack by the Samurai Killer beforehand, forcing him into a state of secluded meditation in an underwater chamber to slow the poison's effects. His chief student Bai Baoyu sets out to retrieve an antidote, but must outwit and outfight forces intent on stopping him. (kungfucinema.com)
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Legend of the Condor Heroes (1982)
This is the first chapter of Jin Yong (Louis Cha)'s famous trilogy which also includes "Return of the Condor Heroes" (Shen Diao Xia Lu) and "Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre" (Yi Tian Tu Long Ji). (imdb)
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Shaolin Prince (1982)
Two princes are seperated by birth. One is raised by the Prime Minister. The other is raised by three mad Shaolin Monks. They both learn kung-fu. When they are 23, they meet and combine there forces to defeat the evil 9th Prince. (imdb)
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Killer Constable (1981)
Kuei Chih-hung was famous for his modern day crime thrillers, his horror flicks, and even his comedies, but many feel this was his best kung-fu film. Many also consider this real life martial arts champion Chen Kuan-tai's best performance. As a deeply, even obsessively, dedicated Chief Court Constable, he illuminates the screen with fighting skill and emotional passion. (hkcinemagic.com)
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The Kid with a Tattoo (1980)
One of Shaw Brothers' most productive directors, Sun Chung's action films had strong tension, snappy editing and slow motion which influenced up and coming martial arts director John Woo. Starring kung-fu comedienne Wang Yu, a ballistic kid on a mission to clear his father's name, The Kid With A Tattoo features plentiful ripsnorting martial arts by Jackie Chan's long time kung-fu classmates Yuen Hua and Yuan Pin, and Shaw Brothers' best martial arts fighting villain Wang Lung-wei. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Heroes Shed No Tears (1980)
His father slated for execution, a young warrior (Alexander Fu Sheng) attempts to procure the headsman's blade in order to prevent the sentence from being carried out. Distinguished by a teardrop design that has been forged into the steel, the executioner's blade proves an unusually difficult weapon to procure. (allrovi.com)
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Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre (1978)
Director Chu Yuan's titanic teaming with respected, inspired author Chin Yung created this unforgettable saga. Set during the Yuan Dynasty, it tells the fascinating story of the "Sacred Fire" sect, the Wu Tang swordsmanship clan, the disciples of the O Mei group, The Book of Chu Yang (which can make the reader immortal), and the destruction of Shaolin -- complete with a killer cliffhanger. And that's just the start of the fascinating intrigues and ingratiating characters found here. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Swordsman and Enchantress (1978)
Asian fans of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon recognized that its director Ang Lee was actually inspired by director Chu Yuan and novelist Ku Lung's wonderful tales of a "martial art world" where all wushu warriors try to attain the "Deer Sword" and escape from the insidious maze-like "Toy Land." Master kung-fu choreographer Tang Chia leads the king and queen of Shaw's swordplay, Ti Lung and Lily Li, in a fascinating and entertaining adventure of consummate swordmen and sorceresses. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Secret Rivals 2 (1977)
The twin brother of the Silver Fox attempts to avenge his brother's death and get a hidden treasure using the 8 Diagram. It is up to one hero from the original and the brother of the 2nd original hero to stop him. (imdb)
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The Himalayan (1976)
Kow Chu takes his half brother, Kow Li Fan, to compete in a kung fu competition for the hand in marriage of the daughter of a powerful official to allow him to grab some of the official's power. But two honest people join forces to foil his plans. (hkcinemagic.com)
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The Web of Death (1976)
The leader of the Snake Sect has an affair with the sexy ringleader of the Scorpion Sect to revive the "Five Poison Web" (which is also this film's Chinese title). But there is also the Centipede Sect to contend with. Under the fluid direction of Chu Yuan and action choreographers Tang Chia and Yuen Cheung-yan (member of the martial art world's esteemed Yuan Family and brother of Matrix master Yuen Woo-ping), the result is a first class action film. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Hand of Death (1976)
A survivor of an attack on a rebel group opposing the Manchu invasion of China creates the Goose Fist fighting technique and tries for revenge on a traitor. (IMDB)
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The Dragon Tamers (1975)
Tien and Wong begin as friends yet are torn apart by the enemy and the heart of a girl. (imdb)
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The Association (1975)
Plain-clothes detective Wang is the best in his trade. One day he stumbles across a young girl's body who apparently is died of abortion. Wang investigates the guilty abortionist who leads Wang to a secret organization called "The Welfare Association". Actually it is an international prostitution racket. Wang sneaks into the association. When he is about to arrest the association's organizer, a girl, Lei, whose sister's death cause by the secret society, saves Wang in certain death. (hkcinemagic.com)
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Karado: The Kung Fu Flash (1974)
Ah Lung is a decent law abiding citizen armed with deadly martial arts skills. He soon discovers he has a brother who is a gangster, Man Ho. All martial hell breaks loose when he tries to meddle in the gangs affairs. (Wu Tang Collection)
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Dragons Never Die (1974)
Li Tin Ming travels the countryside with his sidekick, Hsiao San defeating any martial arts school they come across in an effort to test his Kung Fu 10th Dan. Having become a heroic figure for killing a feared villain named 'The Leopard', Li soon questions his actions of testing his skills and the violence that is born from the never-ending fighting. (Wu Tang Collection)
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The Chinese Tiger (1974)
The "Organization" will go to any lengths to sell their drugs. But this time, they made a mistake... a big mistake. They never counted on The Chinese Tiger, Master of Kung-Fu. (imdb)
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Awaken Punch (1973)
AKA Village on Fire, Fury of the Black Belt; Chung is a reformed professional fighter who has to hide his identity and take revenge on Black and White Fan, after they murder his family. (Wu Tang Collection)
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Back Alley Princess (1973)
Kung Fu comedy about a couple of young street urchins ("Chili Boy" and "Embroidered Pillow") who join up with a family of acrobats and martial artists. They have a bunch of wacky adventures, usually centered around conning people out of money, and eventually some bad guys kidnap a young girl so they go and beat them all up. Features lots of cameos by Hong Kong stars of the era.
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Fists of the Double K (1973)
A police cadet graduates at the top of his class and is sent to a crime-ridden town to clean it up and avenge his father.
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Kung Fu Girl (1973)
The film is another Chinese vs. Japanese movie and is set during the early years of the Republic of China. Ying (Pei Pei) is a patriotic young woman who goes undercover to try and find out where a student revolutionary leader called Choi (James Tien) is being imprisoned. Coming up against the invading Japanese and their puppet government, she works her way into the favor of Lui, the Peking Bureau Chief of Security (Ou Wei) by pretending to be his long lost younger sister. (kungfucinema.com)
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Big and Little Wong Tin Bar (1962)
A child learns martial arts to become a kung fu warrior. Big and Little Wong Tin Bar also known as Seven Little Valiant Fighters /Two of a Kind is a 1962 Hong Kong film. The film is notable for being Jackie Chan's film debut. (wikipedia)
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