Knockabout (1979)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Comedy, Drama

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The brothers and small time crooks Yipao and Taipao convince a martial arts expert to take them on as students.

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  • Ka-Yan Leung and Biao Yuen in Knockabout (1979)
  • Sammo Kam-Bo Hung and Biao Yuen in Knockabout (1979)
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  • Ka-Yan Leung and Biao Yuen in Knockabout (1979)
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Sammo Kam-Bo Hung


Tin-Chi Lau (screenplay), Chik-Chin Huang (screenplay)

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27 July 2003 | illogik
| Facial tics and furious kicks.
Its no joke, this movie is INSANE.

Hong Kongs most underated talent Yuen Biao and Hong Kongs greatest talent and my personal favorite Sammo Hung team up for some memorable scenes. The training montage is the best i have ever laid eyes on Yuen does back flips, kip ups, cartwheels, sommersaults and a plethora of other superhuman feats.... WHILE SKIPPING! Another act that had my jaw on the floor was Yuen Biao doing strait legged backwards tumbles with sharpend bamboo splints strapped to the back of his legs. Must be seen to be belived.

10/10 An often overlooked classic.

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Plot Summary


Action | Comedy | Drama


Release Date:

12 April 1979



Country of Origin

Hong Kong

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