Tag Archives: 1970s

The Fighting Fool / Duo gun (1979) Hao-Chuan Yuan, Mar Lo, Yuen Man Meng, Wong Chun, Feng Kuan, Action, Comedy

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It’s Meng Yuan-wen (star of The Master Strikes) versus Kuan Feng in this wild and wacky wushu saga of a priceless pole with a spectacular secret. A master martial artist’s silly disciple struggles to save it from an evil white slaver, the slaver’s duplicitous wife, and even his own bone-headed, but greedy, companion. Hsu Hsia choreographs the abundant action, as he had for both Five Superfighters and Drunken Master. The result is both sublime (for its kung-fu) and engagingly ridiculous.

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Zanjeer / The Chain (1973) Prakash Mehra, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Pran, Action, Crime, Drama

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A police officer (Amitabh Bachchan) after the brutal murder of his family seeks some answers from life. Where he was suspended from duty, because of false story portrayed against him by traitors, when he decides to track down the killer of his family years ago, with the help of a street-wise knife sharpening girl (Jaya Bhaduri), and a Pathan (Pran). He was able to make out one of them as underworld don Teja and promise himself that he would not rest in peace until he takes revenge.

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