Shaolin Rescuers (1979)

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Chang Cheh spins this lightly comedic martial arts saga about Ying (Philip Kwok) and Chun (Lo Mang), two bored restaurant workers who long for a chance to use some of their formidable kung-fu skills. The two meet and soon become fast friends with Chu Tsai (Sun Chien), another martial arts master. Meanwhile, Pai Mei -- the treacherous priest responsible for the torching of the Shaolin temple -- and his henchmen kill such legendary figures as Chi San and Fong Sai-yuk, hoping to destroy the last vestiges of Shaolin. Pai then tracks down Hung Hei-kwun, injuring him. Ying, Chun, and Chu Tsai happen upon the fallen master and nurse him back to health. When Pai learns that his enemy is still alive, he rallies his thugs and plots an attack against the three friends. ~ Jonathan Crow, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Art House & International
Directed By:
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Runtime:

Cast

Meng Lo
as Chen Ah-chin
Philip Kwok
as Liang Ta-Pao
Chien Sun
as Chu Tsai
Sheng Chiang
as Han Chei
Feng Lu
as Kao Chen-Chung
Jason Pai Piao
as Hung Hsi-kuan

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½

What is missing in plot is totally made up for in pretty cool characters and some excellent fight scenes. Some of the scenes between the 3 main characters do seem to have a homoerotic undertone but they are pretty damn funny

Joe Sicari
Joe Sicari

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