10/10 CLASSIC OLD SKCHOOL KUNG FU MOVIES

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1. Huo Yuan-Jia (1982)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, History

7.4
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The story of "Fok Yun Gap" also know as "Hou Yuan Chia" one of China's greatest marital artists.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Yao Lin Chen, Yeh Fang, Fung Fung, Hark-On Fung

Votes: 451

2. The Delightful Forest (1972)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure

6.9
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Wu Sung, a military swordmaster, is acused of murdering his adulterous sister-in-law and a thug, and sent to exile in Meng Chou. At the prison camp, Shih En, son of the camp commander, ... See full summary »

Directors: Cheh Chang, Hsueh Li Pao | Stars: Lung Ti, Mu Chu, Ching Tien, Feng Yu

Votes: 198

3. Liu A-Cai yu Huang Fei-Hong (1976)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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Teenager Wong Fei-hung is sent to train in the art of hung gar kung fu from his father's teacher, Luk Ah-choy. With training complete, Wong must fight an assassin and regain the honor of his school.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Kuan Tai Chen, Yue Wong, Lily Li

Votes: 397

4. Drunken Master (1978)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Comedy

7.6
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Wong Fei-Hung (Jackie Chan) is a mischievous, yet righteous young man, but after a series of incidents, his frustrated father has him disciplined by Beggar So (Yuen Siu-Tien), a master of drunken martial arts.

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 29,098

5. Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)

PG | 90 min | Action, Comedy

7.5
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Jackie Chan is a boy who is used as a janitor at his kung-fu school. Jackie Chan can't fight and is always getting bullied by the teachers and pupils. One day an old man helps Jackie train ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Jackie Chan, Siu Tin Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Dean Shek

Votes: 8,825

6. Shao Lin dou La Ma (1983)

88 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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Skilled fighter Sung Li Ting is looking for a Kung Fu master who can beat him in battle and teach him new techniques. Shaolin monk Shao Si Yer introduces Sung Li to the Shaolin teachings, ... See full summary »

Director: Tso Nam Lee | Stars: Chi Ping Chang, Yi Tao Chang, Hou Hua Chen, Kuo Chung Ching

Votes: 466

7. San De huo shang yu Chong Mi Liu (1977)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The Iron-Fisted Monk marks the directorial debut of Sammo Hung (Painted Faces, TVÂ's Martial Law), who used the opportunity to push the envelop in kung fu action films.

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Sing Chen, James Tien, Hark-On Fung

Votes: 546

8. Lin Shi Rong (1979)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A plump butcher student of Wong Fei Hung, Lam Sai-Wing (Sammo) gets into trouble with a rival kung-fu school known as Five Dragons and is accused of raping the head of that school's ... See full summary »

Director: Woo-Ping Yuen | Stars: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Tak-Hing Kwan, Biao Yuen, Pai Wei

Votes: 1,785

9. Shi di chu ma (1980)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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After failing his fellow students in a Lion Dance competition, Dragon (Jackie Chan) is sent away from his school in disgrace, on the condition that he must find his errant brother. Much ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Pai Wei, Biao Yuen, Lily Li

Votes: 5,296

10. Shao Lin san shi liu fang (1978)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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A man studies kung fu at the Shaolin Temple to fight back against the oppressive Manchu government.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Lieh Lo, Chia Yung Liu, Norman Chui

Votes: 11,692

11. Shao Lin si (1982)

95 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, ... See full summary »

Director: Hsin-Yen Chang | Stars: Jet Li, Hai Yu, Cheng-Hui Yu, Lan Ding

Votes: 3,413

12. Za jia xiao zi (1979)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Knockabout is Sammo HungÂ's (TVÂ's Martial Law, The Legend Of Zu) brilliant cinematic achievement at merging comedy with kung fu. His meticulous blending of the two ingredients is vividly demonstrated in this film.

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Biao Yuen, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Ka-Yan Leung, Billy Chan

Votes: 972

13. Tai ji yuan gong (1978)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action

7.2
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Two warlord chiefs, a ton-fa wielder who can destroy an opponents weapon and a Tai Chi expert that is impervious to weapons, send a pair of killers to track down and kill an old master ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kuo | Stars: Carter Wong, Lieh Lo, Kuan-Wu Lung, Jack Long

Votes: 348

14. Mantis Fist Fighter (1980)

89 min | Action, Comedy

6.8
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Ah Chi (Ka-Yan Leung) is obsessed with the martial arts and, more often than not, his kung-fu clowning gets him into trouble. One day he gets into a fight defending the locals from a ... See full summary »

Director: Wing-Cho Yip | Stars: Ka-Yan Leung, Yi Lung Huang, Feng Cheng, Fu-Chien Chang

Votes: 189 | Gross: $0.03M

15. Bloody Monkey Master (1977)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action

6.7
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Iron is the son of a rebel leader, but prefers to spend his days gambling and getting into fights. When his father's group is arrested and executed, Iron is forced to flee and hide in the ... See full summary »

Director: Kuan Tai Chen | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Kuan-Chun Chi, Chia-Lin Sun, Kang Chin

Votes: 316

16. Shuang ma lian huan (1979)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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Supposedly dead, embittered former official, The Ghost Face Killer has returned and seeking revenge on those martial arts masters than once opposed him - his name is infamous and his Five ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kuo | Stars: Jack Long, Yi-Min Li, Kuan-Wu Lung, Siu Tin Yuen

Votes: 398

17. Zan xian sheng yu zhao qian Hua (1978)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

7.4
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Beloved for its combination of thrilling combat choreography and hilarious physical comedy, the film tells the story of a humble cashier who discovers a plot to kill his small town mayor.

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Ka-Yan Leung, Casanova Wong, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Chia Yung Liu

Votes: 944

18. Kung Fu Invaders (1974)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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Hung escapes Shaolin after the temple is attacked by the Ching, only to be jailed with the help of Fang (also of Shoalin) who mistakes him for a bandit. Fang must now help Hung escape so they can challenge the Ching together.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Sheng Fu, Hsin Fang, Hark-On Fung

Votes: 366

19. Five Fingers of Death (1972)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Two martial arts schools prepare for an important tournament.

Director: Chang-hwa Jeong | Stars: Lieh Lo, Ping Wang, Hsiung Chao, Chin-Feng Wang

Votes: 2,332

20. Shao Lin nian si liu ma (1982)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Drama

5.8
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The Wu Tang seek to destroy the Shaolin Temple. The monks of Shaolin pin their hopes on a lone disciple to hold back the Wu horde. Training him are various teachers, including two crippled masters.

Director: Hao Fang | Stars: Sonny Yu, Yung-Hsin Chao, Ying Bai, Shao-Peng Chen

Votes: 123

21. Du bei dao (1967)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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A noble swordsman, whose arm had been chopped off, returns to his former teacher to defend him from a villainous gang of rival swordsmen.

Director: Cheh Chang | Stars: Yu Wang, Chiao Chiao, Chung-Hsin Huang, Yin-Tze Pan

Votes: 2,164

22. Death Duel (1977)

90 min | Drama, Action

6.8
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The Third Master (Erh Tung Sheng, aka Derek Yee, in the role that launched his career) is considered to be the greatest sword master of the day. His displays of skill and strength bring ... See full summary »

Director: Yuen Chor | Stars: Tung-Shing Yee, On-On Yu, Ping Chen, Yun Ling

Votes: 341

23. Wu Lang ba gua gun (1984)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Drama

7.6
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The Yang family was the loyal strong-arm of the Imperial army. But a jealous General betrays the Eilte Spearman and their father to the opposing Mongol army. After an ambush of a battle, ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Sheng Fu, Lily Li, Kara Hui

Votes: 2,055

24. The Water Margin (1972)

R | 81 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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Tells the story of the 108 Heroes who stood up against a corrupt government. Each hero has his own unique fighting skill, but they are all willing to die to uphold justice.

Directors: Cheh Chang, Hsueh Li Pao, Wu Ma | Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Kuan Tai Chen, Chung Wang

Votes: 512

25. Zhong hua zhang fu (1978)

R | 105 min | Action, Comedy

7.8
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A Chinese man (Liu) marries a Japanese woman through an arranged marriage and manages to insult all of her Japanese martial arts family by issuing a challenge to her that is misinterpreted ... See full summary »

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: Chia-Hui Liu, Yuka Mizuno, Yasuaki Kurata, Naozo Kato

Votes: 1,662

26. Ying zhao tie bu shan (1977)

90 min | Action, Drama

7.1
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Hwang Jang Lee is a corrupt Ming guard who frames John Liu for murder. A wanted fugitive, John hides out with a teen who is an expert in the infamous Iron Armor technique, a technique that ... See full summary »

Director: See-Yuen Ng | Stars: John Liu, Jang Lee Hwang, Chiang Wang, Hsin Hsing Kuo

Votes: 599

27. Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

106 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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A son tries to avenge his father, and gets two sword fighters to help him.

Director: John Woo | Stars: Damian Lau, Pai Wei, Chiu-Hua Wei, Kong Lau

Votes: 1,005

28. Jue quan (1977)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Drama

7.2
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An aging martial arts expert is gifted a plaque from the Emperor declaring him the Kung Fu World Champion. Unsure of whether or not be is deserving of this title, he embarks on a journey to defeat the 7 Grandmasters.

Director: Joseph Kuo | Stars: Yi-Min Li, Jack Long, Kuan-Wu Lung, Nancy Yen

Votes: 653

29. Shen bu you ji (1980)

Unrated | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Chung Yao, a martial arts expert, has long been on the run from his stepbrother, who he caught trying to rape his wife on their wedding night. His brother has never given up the chase ... See full summary »

Director: Sammo Kam-Bo Hung | Stars: Ka-Yan Leung, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung, Yi Chang, Fanny Wang

Votes: 467

30. Jie dao sha ren (1981)

90 min | Action

6.4
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A country bumpkin arrives to help his brother's rice business. Things get out of hand while a rival company becomes corrupt. The bumpkin, an ace martial artist, fights off the rivals. ... See full summary »

Director: Yun-Kyo Park | Stars: Jang Lee Hwang, Mei Sheng Fan, Eddy Ko, Chiang Wang

Votes: 125