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The 36th Chamber: The Final Encounter (1981)

Shao Lin zui ba quan (original title)
To avenge his parents, Lao kidnaps the daughter of one of the men who betrayed his father in hope of luring him out. Through the process of defeating his minions Lao befriends a one-handed ... See full summary »

Director:

Yang Ming Tsai

Writer:

Ge Kao (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chia-Hui Liu ... Lao Chung
Eagle Han ... Wong Kin Chung
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mi-hee Chang Mi-hee Chang ... (as Mi-hee Jang)
Yuet Sang Chin ... Yip Sze On
Jeong-il Choi ... (as Jing Yi Tsao)
Il-do Hwang Il-do Hwang
Kil-su Hyeon Kil-su Hyeon
Kim Jee-Young Kim Jee-Young ... (as Ji-yeong Kim)
Ki-Ju Kim
Wuk Kim Wuk Kim
Il-su Kwon Il-su Kwon
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To avenge his parents, Lao kidnaps the daughter of one of the men who betrayed his father in hope of luring him out. Through the process of defeating his minions Lao befriends a one-handed fighter out for similar revenge, and the daughter falls in love with Lao. Lao and the one-handed man team-up in a final battle to the death.

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

1 October 1981 (Hong Kong) See more »

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Kung fu warrior See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Follows The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978) See more »

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There's a certain special nothing about this movie...
16 April 2004 | by masercotSee all my reviews

My children and I are big fans of Gordon Liu; in fact, one of the first Chinese kung-fu movies that we've ever seen together was Shaolin Drunken Monk. It's been sitting on the top shelf for years. Last night, we watched it again for the first time in years.

The plot was the standard revenge plot; however, the martial arts sequences were pretty good, especially the drunken boxing sequences. The most distracting part of the movie was the dubbing. Where is it written that every voice has to sound vastly different from every other voice...to the point where they were sounding cartoonish.

And worse, the characters developed British accents over time. They started with American accents and by the end of the flick, they were all sounding like David Niven...

Also, the ending was standard for a Gordon Liu movie: It looks like the movie was over when they suddenly ran out of film...


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