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Shaolin Wooden Men    (1976)

 
 
 
Director :
Chan Chi Hwa, Lo Wei

Producer :
Lo Wei

Action Director :
Jackie Chan, Tommy Lee Gam Ming

Cinematographer :
Chan Chung Yuen (2)

 
Other titles : 少林木人巷 (HK Title)
Shao Lin mu ren xiang (HK Title)
Shaolin Chamber Of Death (HK Title)
Young Tiger's Revenge (HK Title)
L' Impitoyable (French Title)
36 Wooden Men
Country : Hong Kong
Film Company : Lo Wei Motion Pictures
Genre : Kung fu
Video : Colour
Audio : Speaking (Cantonese)
HK Gross : 0.476 M. HK$
 
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 Cast :  
Jackie Chan
Kam Kong
Doris Lung Chung Erh
Chiang Kam
Miu Tak San
Liu Ping
Li Min Lang
Miu Tin
To Wai Wo
Weng Hsiao Hu
     
  
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Plot

Jackie witnesses his father's death by the skilled hands of a martial arts master with an unknown killing technique. Jackie vows to become a Shaolin monk and avenge his death (not very Buddhist of him...), but soon finds that he's the chump of the class. After befriending a variety of shaolin masters, each of whom teach Jackie a particular style of kung fu (drunken, killing, slippery snake, etc.), Jackie suddenly finds himself good enough to go give the beats to the 100 "wooden men" whom all shaolin (in this flick anyways) have to beat to get the funky haircut. Jackie then proceeds to go around laying the beats on everyone, but shows his humility and compassion at the end. (amazon.com)
 
  Review  

Anyone who follows the martial arts film genre would have already seen countless films set in or around Shaolin with an array of temples and monks. What could any film propose that was new in this setting? And what dramatic elements or eccentric plot devices could be imagined to breathe life into this over-crowded sub-genre, where the dynastic architecture has already been worn smooth by innumerable film crews?

Well, director Lo Wei’s...
 
 
>> read the full length review Ryan Gobbe 28/5/2009
 
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Director :
Chan Chi Hwa

Director, Producer :
Lo Wei

Action Director :
Jackie Chan

Action Director :
Tommy Lee Gam Ming
 
 Cast : (when available)  (Hide) (full cast & crew)

Jackie Chan

Kam Kong

Doris Lung Chung Erh

Chiang Kam

Miu Tak San

Liu Ping

Li Min Lang

Miu Tin

To Wai Wo

Weng Hsiao Hu
 
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