Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (1978)

PG   |    |  Action, Comedy

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An orphan who has been raised at a kung fu school, where he is treated as little more than a dogsbody and practice target for the students, has a life-changing experience after helping an old peripatetic beggar.


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Cast & Crew

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Woo-Ping Yuen


Chi Yuan Hsi, Huo An Hsi, Lung Hsiao, See-Yuen Ng (screenplay), Chi-Kuang Tsai (screenplay)

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16 September 2000 | wong-3
| Martial Arts Classic!
This is Jackie Chan's best film I have seen so far! Miles better than Drunken Master. The guy is supremely fit, which you see in this film, and the skill this guy possesses is second-to-none. There is tons of fighting from absolutely loads of Hong Kong's top martial artists. Apart from Jackie Chan, it's "Thunder Legs" Hwang Jang Lee who stands out, this guy is a supreme kicking machine! If you want to see a classic, then this is it! 10/10

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Release Date:

November 1982



Country of Origin

Hong Kong

Filming Locations

Hong Kong, China

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