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"The Clones of Bruce Lee"(1977)Cast & Scenes

Plot
Bruceploitation movie. Bruce Lee clones (Dragon Lee and others) sanction bad guys of Southeast Asia with kung fu.「なつかしの香港映画ブログ」

Cast
1. Bruce Lee 1 (Dragon Lee)
Bruce Lee clone. He looks like Lee. His weapons are muscle and kung fu "mantis fists".
(Action actor who has appeared in many kung fu movies as a "Lee imitator". He has starred in works which resemble "Fist of Fury" (1972).)

2. Bruce Lee 2 (Bruce Le)
Clone. He's a little smaller than Bruce Lee. His weapon is the kung fu "monkey fists".
(Action actor longing for Bruce Lee. He has appeared in numerous films such as "Bruce and Shaolin Kung Fu 2" (1978) or "Bruce's Fist of Vengeance" (1980) as a "Lee imitator".)

3. Bruce Lee 3 (Bruce Lai)
Clone. He looks like Lee, but has a bad hairstyle. His ability is a little inferior to Bruce Lee 1 and 2.
(He has a little experience in movies)

4. Professor Lucas (Jon T. Benn)
Ordered by SBI (a police-like organization), he makes clones of Bruce Lee.
(Actor who is famous for playing the mob boss in "The Way of the Dragon" (1972). Also pay attention to the last line in this movie.)

5. Kung-fu instructor A (Bolo Yeung)
A man who teaches kung fu to clones. While praising the clones, he gently watches over them.
(Muscular villain "Bolo" in "Enter the Dragon" (1973). He often plays a villain who is strong but is easily defeated in the end. "G-Men 75" and others.)

6. Kung-fu instructor B (Chiang Tao)
A man who teaches kung fu to clones.
(Villain actor who has appeared in many Taiwanese kung fu movies)

7. Colonel Colin (Andy Hannah)
Agent of SBI (Special Branch of Investigations). He plans to use Bruce Lee clones to destroy villains.

8. Chuck (Bruce Thai)
A local SBI agent. He backs up Bruce Lee 2 & 3's mission.
(He imitates Bruce Lee with sunglasses. But when he removes his sunglasses, he doesn't look like Lee at all. His movie appearances are only two. Who the hell is he?)

9. Chai Lo (Leung Siu-Wah)
Abusing his position of the movie producer, he smuggles gold. Bruce Lee 1 sneaks into his movie company as an actor and looks for evidence of his wrongdoing.
(Actor who appears in kung fu movies, etc.)

10. Dr. Ngai (Kim Kuk-Hyeon)
A mad scientist who lives in Bangkok, Thailand. He makes strange drugs and makes big money. Bruce Lee 2 & 3 chases him with Chuck. The clones are attacked by the strange bronze human he created.
(Although his real face is pretty handsome, he has only appeared in three movies. He could not get only a strange role like this movie?)

Scenes
・The scenes where Lucas & his female assistants make clones (Pay attention to the strange machines too.)
・Clones (their movements and facial expressions are strangely comical)
・Instructors teaches clones kung fu
・Mission to erase Chai Lo (thugs attack Bruce Lee 1 one after another)
・Mission to erase Dr. Ngai (Clones vs. Bronze human)
・Special scenes that are inserted regardless of the story
・Rebellion by Professor Lucas & Confrontation between clones

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"Game of Death"(1978):『死亡遊戯
"The Tower Of Death"(1980):『死亡の塔』

"Bruce Lee True Story"(1976)Cast & Scenes

Plot
A true story about Bruce Lee (Ho Tsung-Tao) who struggled in the United States and died suddenly in Hong Kong.「なつかしの香港映画ブログ」

Cast
1. Bruce Lee (Ho Tsung-Tao)
A man who had a hard time in America. He returns to Hong Kong and becomes very popular as a kung fu movie star.
(Action actor and also a Lee's fan. He played the leading role in "The New Game of Death" (1975), "Fist Of Fury Part II" (1977) and other films.)

2. Ip Man (Yip Chun)
Bruce's Sifu (Teacher). He recommends Lee to gain experience in the United States. The scene where he gives Lee his last lesson is impressive.
(Ip Man's son and also a kung fu master)

3. Motoyaki (David Chow Tai-Wai)
Japanese karate man. Angry after his students being hurt by Lee, he offers Lee a one-on-one confrontation. He is also a cunning man who tries to avoid a match against Lee by setting a trap.
(His movie works is only two)

4. Chinatown Boss (Leung Siu-Chung)
A man who arrogantly orders Lee "Obey my rules in the Chinatown".
(Martial arts instructor and actor who has appeared in many movies)

5. Little Unicorn (himself)
Lee's friend. He goes to the airport to meet Lee who is back to Hong Kong, and works with him.
(In "The Way of the Dragon" (1972), he played an unfriendly restaurant clerk.)

6. Chan (Chiu Chi-Ling)
Fighter. He wants to beat Lee and become famous, and applies for a single combat with Lee.
(A real fighter. He is good at showing powerful kung fu forms and scaring opponents. "Snake In The Eagle's Shadow" (1978), "Heart Of Dragon" (1985), etc.)

7. Worker (Mars)
Lee's fan. He is deeply moved by Having met Lee during his work. Then, Lee fights a group of Westerners who annoy workers.
(Stuntman and actor. He has co-starred with Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. "Dragon Lord" (1982), "Project A" (1983), "Police Story" (1985), etc.)

8. Challenger (Fung Hak-On)
A man who provokes Lee by a threatening phone call. While filming "Enter the Dragon", he suddenly challenges Lee.
(Villain actor. In "Winners and Sinners" (1983), he played a comical gangster wearing sunglasses.)

Scenes
・Young Bruce Lee who is worried about going to America
・Last lesson with Ip Man
・Lee vs. Challengers (Motoyaki, Chinatown Boss, Chan, Westerners, and Three men who attack Lee when "Enter the Dragon" is filming)
・Electric training machine
・Sad end of Lee
・Actors who look like Raymond Chow, Betty Ting Pei and others

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"Bruce Lee True Story"(1976):『ブルース・リー物語』
"The Big Boss"(1971):『ドラゴン危機一発

"Shaolin Traitor"(1983)Cast & Scenes

Plot
Mysterious incidents occur at Shaolin Temple, and a young man (Carter Huang) tries to find a traitor. Kung fu movie from Taiwan.「なつかしの香港映画ブログ」

Cast
1. Lei Pang Fei (Carter Huang)
A man who lives in Shaolin Temple. He is young but a master of kung fu.
(Kung fu star. He played "Silver Devil" in "Born Invincible" (1978), kung fu master in "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" (1981) and a bad wizard in Kurt Russell's "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986). )

2. Ten Chi (Chang Yi)
Master of Pang Fei. He is imprisoned in a place where criminals reflect on their past behaviours deeply because he once abused kung fu. Pang Fei is ordered by him to find a traitor who is trying to trap Shaolin Temple.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies)

3. Abbot (Yuan Shen?)
Old monk of Shaolin Temple. At Shaolin Temple, monks are killed one after another and valuables given by the emperor are robbed. He is too worried about that and suspects Pang Fei as the culprit for no good reason.

4. Chief Abbot (Ko Yu-Min)
A senior monk of Shaolin Temple. He becomes the new leader of Shaolin Temple and tries to arrest Pang Fei who has escaped from Shaolin Temple.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies. He is a "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" series regular.)

5. Hu Fa (Lu Ping)
A monk in the same rank as Yuan Fu. He tries to protect Pang Fei, who has been suspected by everyone.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies)

6. Yuan Fu's student (Polly Shang-Kuan)
She is worried about the future of Shaolin Temple. In the final battle she and Pang Fei fight enemies with kung fu.
(Actress who has appeared in many movies. In "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" (1981), she played the protagonist's fiance.)

7. Assassins
Shaolin issues a permit to assassinate Pang Fei. Then the assassins carry out an operation to keep Pang Fei off guard and attack him one after another. These scenes are big highlights of this movie, with some comical renditions.
(Liu Shan, etc.)

8. Princess (Doris Lung)
The emperor's younger sister. She bothers Shaolin with her brother.
(Cute actress with distinctive eyes. She co-starred with Jackie Chan in "Shaolin Wooden Men" (1976) and "Half A Loaf Of Kung-Fu!" (1978).)

9. Emperor (Chiang Nan)
A man who hates Shaolin Temple. Shaolin does not rebel against him, but he is afraid that Shaolin will rebel against the emperor's rule with kung fu.
(A "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" series regular. In "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" (1981), he played a young man of Shaolin who practices kung fu with the main characters.)

Scenes
・A series of mysterious incidents at Shaolin Temple (incidents give the movie a suspenseful atmosphere)
・Ten Chi tests Pang Fei's abilities
・Everybody often suspects Pang Fei
・Pang Fei flies like Superman
・cute but evil Princess
・a permit to assassinate Pang Fei
・Assassins use traps and attack Pang Fei
・Battle in the restaurant
・The truth of the incidents that took place at Shaolin Temple
・A traitor vs. Pang Fei (with princess and Yuan Fu's female student)

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"THE 18 BRONZE MEN"(1981):『少林寺への道』
"Shaolin Traitor"(1983):『少林寺への道 ラマ僧の復讐』

"The 8 Masters"(1982)Cast & Scenes

Plot
The son (Carter Huang) of a man hated by the kung fu world trains at Shaolin Temple and confronts the masters of kung fu.「なつかしの香港映画ブログ」

Cast
1. Chu Shiao-Chieh (Carter Huang)
The son of a man hated by the kung fu world. He trained at Shaolin Temple for 18 years, where he learned "the spirit of caution, patience and forgiveness".
(He played "Silver Devil" in "Born Invincible" (1978), kung fu master in "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" (1981) and a bad wizard in Kurt Russell's "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986). )

2. Wong Lei-Chow (Su Chen-Ping)
The man who saved Shiao-Chieh. Although he was injured, he delivered a young Shiao-Chieh to Shaolin Temple.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies. He played the role of a fortune teller assassin in "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" (1981) and an old man being chased by Silver Devil in "Born Invincible" (1978).)

3. Ming Chu (Doris Lung)
Daughter of Wong Lei-Chow. She is to marry Shiao-Chieh, but she's worried about something.
(Cute actress with distinctive eyes. She co-starred with Jackie Chan in "Shaolin Wooden Men" (1976) and "Half A Loaf Of Kung-Fu!" (1978).)

4. Chief Abbot (Ko Yu-Min)
A senior monk of Shaolin Temple. He watches over Shiao-Chieh.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies. He is a "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" series regular.)

5. Shaolin Bronzemen
At Shaolin Temple, those who have finished the training menu must take the test "Fighting the Bronzemen". "Bronzemen" painted in gold are masters of kung fu. If the challenger fails the test, he shall die.

6. The 8 Masters
A group of kung fu dojo masters who hate Shiao-Chieh. They repeatedly provoke Shiao-Chieh who has finished training at Shaolin Temple. In the battles, they are quite cowardly, use weapons and attack in groups against Shiao-Chieh who fights with bare hands.
(Action actors who have appeared in kung fu movies)

7. Liu Lin-Fung (Chia Ling)
One of The 8 Masters. She has a grudge against Shiao-Chieh because her father was defeated by Shiao-Chieh's father.
(Actress who has appeared in many movies)

8. Nun (Grace Chen Shu-Fang)
The spiritual master (of The 8 Masters) who lives in the holy mountain. She knows a lot about the kung fu world. At the last scene, she appears and reveals all of the complex relationships of the characters.
(Actress who has appeared in many movies)

9. Mysterious man
A mastermind who always wears a bamboo hat to hide his face. He incites The 8 Masters to kill Shiao-Chieh.

Scenes
・Shiao-Chieh's training at Shaolin Temple & challenge to the Bronzemen
・Trouble at a restaurant (a brawl often occurs when a restaurant appears in a kung fu movie)
・Beautiful Doris Lung
・Persistent The 8 Masters
・Shiao-Chieh vs. Challengers of The 8 Masters 
・Shiao-Chieh vs. Hopping vampires
・Shiao-Chieh vs. A mastermind
・A mysterious nun & Complex relationships of the kung fu world
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"THE 18 BRONZE MEN"(1981):『少林寺への道』
"Big Trouble in Little China" (1986):『ゴーストハンターズ』

"THE 18 BRONZE MEN"(1981)Cast & Scenes

Plot
The survivors of Ming dynasty train at Shaolin Temple and confront the assassins of the Qing dynasty. Kung fu movie of Carter Huang.「なつかしの香港映画ブログ」

Cast
1. Shaolung (Tien Peng)
The son of a general of Ming dynasty (1368 to 1644). As his family has been persecuted as "people who resist Qing Dynasty (1644–1912)", he was entrusted to Shaolin Temple to learn kung fu.
(Actor who has appeared in many kung fu movies)

2. Wan (Carter Huang)
The son of a man who guards the general of Ming dynasty. He is also entrusted to Shaolin Temple and learns kung fu while guarding Shaolung secretly.
(A man who shows powerful kung fu. In Kurt Russell's "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986), he played a bad wizard. "Born Invincible" (1978), etc.)

3. Ta Chi (Chian Nan)
A man who learns kung fu at Shaolin Temple. He encourages Shaolung.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies. He is a "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" series regular.)

4. Shaolin Bronzemen
At Shaolin Temple, those who have finished the training menu must take the test "Fighting the Bronzemen". "Bronzemen" painted in gold are masters of kung fu.

5. Chief Abbot (Ko Yu-Min)
A senior monk of Shaolin Temple. He watches over the young monks.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies. He is a "THE 18 BRONZE MEN" series regular.)

6. Miss Lu (Polly Shang Kuan)
A mysterious woman who stalks Shaolung, and also a kung fu fighter. She behaves like a man. What is her true identity?
(Actress who has appeared in many movies)

7. Fortune teller assassin (Su Chen-Ping)
A man who attacks Shaolung at a teahouse. Shaolung is injured as he was not careful.
(In "Born Invincible" (1978), he played the role of an old man being chased by Silver Devil (Carter Huang).)

8. "Black Hawk" (Yi Yuan)
A Qing dynasty's assassin and also a man who attacked Shaolung's parents. He masters secret kung fu techniques that he obtained through a spy, and confronts Shaolung & Wan.
(Actor who has appeared in many movies)

Scenes
・Shaolung when he was a kid
・Hard training of Shaolung & Wan at Shaolin Temple
・Challenge to "18 Bronzemen"
・Conversation between Shaolung and a mysterious woman in the cafeteria
Assassin attack
・Final battle (Black Hawk vs. Shaolung & Wan)

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"THE 18 BRONZE MEN"(1981):『少林寺への道』
"Big Trouble in Little China" (1986):『ゴーストハンターズ』

"Born Invincible"(1978)Cast & Scenes

Plot
Young martial artists confront the immortal kung fu master (Carter Huang). Legendary kung fu movie with brave theme music. 「なつかしの香港映画ブログ」

Cast
1. Silver Devil (Carter Huang)
The villain of this movie. He is a man who has been practicing kung fu "T'ai chi" since he was a child. Having mastered the special technique of "T'ai chi", he became a feared being by the people of the world. A person who masters "T'ai chi" becomes impregnable to any weapon and can crush everything.
(Kung fu star famous for the "18 Bronzemen" (1976) series. He appeared in Kurt Russell's "Big Trouble in Little China" (1986).)

2. Gold Devil (Lo Lieh)
Silver Devil's buddy. He attacks the enemy with a unique weapon (steel baton with a blade).
(A villain actor who has appeared in many films. Gordon Liu and he faced off in "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" (1978) and "Fist and Guts" (1980). He co-starred with Jackie Chen in "Canton God Father" (1989) and "Police Story 3" (1992). "Kung Fu from beyond the Grave" (1982), etc.)

3. Silver Devil's minions (Corey Yuen (left) & Yuen Shun-yi)
A violent duo who attacks non-resisting persons.
(Both are action actors who have appeared in many kung fu movies. Yuen Shun-yi: In "TWO FINGER FIST" (1979), he played a mad criminal.)

4. Lei Ping (Lung Fei)
The master of Lei Ping Kung Fu school. Gold Devil defeats his disciple. He gets angry and confronts Silver Devil. But ...
(Action actor who have appeared in many kung fu movies.)

5. Disciples (Jack Long and others)
The disciples of master Lei Ping. They practice kung fu hard to defeat Silver Devil, Gold Devil, and his minions. There is a man who uses a rare technique of shooting a silver ball from his mouth.
(Young action actors who have appeared in many kung fu movies)

6. Daughter of master Lei Ping (Nancy Yen)
After the death of her father, she takes care of her father's disciples. She asks a mysterious nun Silver Devil's weak point.

7. Old man and his daughter (Su Chen-Ping (right) & Chen Pei-Ling)
They are chased by Silver Devil's minions. The old man is strong, but he has a hard time against them.

8. Nun
A nun who knows a lot about Silver Devil. It is unknown what their relationship is, but Silver Devil can't disobey this nun. She advises daughter of master Lei Ping "when he is not himself".

Scenes
・Silver Devil's training & kung fu performance
・Strength of Silver Devil and Gold Devil
・Training of the young disciples
・Silver Devil's sound effect (Replenishing power with the pose of "Huuuuuuuun")
・Silver Devil's laughter (After winning the battle, "hahahahahaha ahahahahahaha")
・Silver Devil's weak point
・Final battle (The disciples of master Lei Ping vs. Silver Devil)
・brave theme music

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"THE 18 BRONZE MEN"(1981):『少林寺への道』
"Big Trouble in Little China" (1986):『ゴーストハンターズ』

"Fist and Guts"(1980)Cast & Scenes

Plot
A mysterious kung fu master (Gordon Liu) chases a man who has escaped with a "Heritage". Unique characters from Hong Kong.「なつかしの香港映画ブログ」

Cast
1. San (Gordon Liu)
A mysterious kung fu master. He is looking for a man who has stolen his "Heritage". He is having a hard time because the criminal disguises himself as a "drug seller" or "fortune teller".
(He can perform not only kung fu but also comical acting. "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" (1978), "The Peacock King" (1989), "Kill Bill" (2003), etc.)

2. Blacksmith (Lee Hoi-Sang) & Yung (Lau Kar-Wing)
They are friends. Blacksmith is a powerful but impatient man. Yung does a strange job of "Becoming a fake convict". The two are suspected by San and confront him (comical scene).
(Both are famous for "Sammo Hung movies". "Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog" (1980), "Odd Couple" (1979), etc.)

3. Girl (Yau Chui-Ling)
Yung's younger sister. She supports her brother.
(Actress)

4. General (Lo Hoi-Pang)
He owns a precious Buddist statue and treats it politely. San misunderstands it as what he is looking for.
(In "Teppanyaki" (1984), he played a dangerous drunk man who shoots a hunting gun.)

5. Adjutant (Lai Kim-Hung)
A subordinate of the General. He tries to steal the Buddist statue.
(Actor who has appeared in many films. "Game of Death" (1978), "Dirty Tiger, Crazy Frog" (1980), "Knockabout" (1979), "The Young Master" (1980), etc.)

6. Fortune teller (Lo Lieh)
Suspicious man. He tells lies to Blacksmith & Yung and investigates General's mansion.
(A villain actor who has appeared in many films. Gordon Liu and he faced off in "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" (1978). The "Golden Demon" that he played in "Born Invincible" (1978) is also famous. He co-starred with Jackie Chen in "Canton God Father" (1989) and "Police Story 3" (1992).)

Scenes
・Encounter of San and Blacksmith & Yung (Trouble & Reconciliation)
・San vs. Suspicious men
・A passage with traps (the site where the enemy escaped in. It is difficult for San and Blacksmith & Yung to pass through.)
・The final battle (San vs. Mysterious Enemy)
・The true identity of the enemy & The contents of "Heritage"
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"The 36th Chamber of Shaolin"(1978):『少林寺三十六房
"Return to the 36th Chamber"(1980):『続・少林寺三十六房