The Shaolin Temple (1982)
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This is the first Hong Kong kung-fu movie to be shot in mainland China, actually using the location where the Shaolin martial arts were born as the site for filming. A real Shaolin champion plays the lead (Jet Li), and perhaps because of his training in this form of kung-fu, he comes across as respectful and sincere. The story centers on a legend painted as a mural in one hall of the Shaolin Temple itself. During the Tang dynasty (618-906 A.D.), 13 monks from this temple saved the life of the
Nov 13, 2001
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