The Man from Hong Kong (The Dragon Flies) (1975) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Man from Hong Kong (The Dragon Flies) (1975)

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The Far East and the Land Down Under are about to have a head-on collision in this action drama. Fang (Jimmy Wang Yu) is an undercover detective from Hong Kong sent to Australia to crack open the operation of a Sydney mob boss named Wilton (George Lazenby). Fang puts his skills as a hang glider pilot and martial arts master to work as he sets up Wilton for a literally explosive finale. Samo Hung (aka Kim Po Hung), later to become a major martial arts star in his own right, appears in a supporting role and has an impressive battle with an Australian cop. The film also features the song "Sky High" by Jigsaw, which would go on to become a Top 40 hit. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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Cast

Yu Wang
as Fang
Ros Spiers
as Caroline
Grant Page
as Assassin
Frank Thring
as Willard
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Critic Reviews for The Man from Hong Kong (The Dragon Flies)

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The film is one of the few Australian made kung fu action movies and is also notable for its superb cinematography by Russell Boyd %u2013 the brilliant lenser who went on to win the Oscar for his work on Master & Commander

December 7, 2008 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Man from Hong Kong (The Dragon Flies)

½

A great excuse for great stunts and crazy action. I mean the people and vehicles involved in this film are superhuman in durability and stamina that ends up making for some incredible sequences. Of course the scenes in-between the action are very good, but their frequent laughability, and oh did I mention the action, make up for it. Plus: where else are you going to see the One-Armed Swordsman go after James Bond, with the help and hindering of the Toecutter and Fifi from Mad Max.

Patrick Dolan
Patrick Dolan

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Good entertaining chop-socky action film with some great stunts.

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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