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The Prodigal Son (1981)

III 12/22/1981 (HK) ActionComedy 1h 40m
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The fighting men in Chinese opera house.


A rich man's son believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a traveling theatre company, the son resolves to find a better teacher.

  1. Sammo Hung

    Director, Writer

  2. Barry Wong


Top Billed Cast

  1. Yuen Biao

    Yuen Biao

    Leung Chang

  2. Frankie Chan Fan-Kei

    Frankie Chan Fan-Kei

    Ngai Fei

  3. Lam Ching-Ying

    Lam Ching-Ying

    Leung Yee-Tai

  4. Sammo Hung

    Sammo Hung

    Wong Wa-Po

  5. Peter Chan Lung

    Peter Chan Lung

    Yee Tung Choi

  6. Paul Chung Fat

    Paul Chung Fat

    Mr Law

  7. Dick Wei

    Dick Wei

    Mr Suen

  8. Wai Pak

    Au Ru Kwai

  9. Chin Yuet-Sang

    Chin Yuet-Sang

    Kungfu Teacher

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The Prodigal Son
The Prodigal Son

Original Title 敗家仔

Status Released

Original Language Cantonese

Budget -

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