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Shaolin Abbot (1979)

07/11/1979 (HK) Action 1h 24m
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Overview

While international favorite David Chiang was best known for his roles as a grinning, streetwise, fighter in many Chang Cheh-directed classics, he rarely played a noble warrior monk. But here he portrays the great Chih Shim, the monk who saved the Southern Shaolin Temple. Making this production all the more notable is Lo Lieh, Shaws' first international star, who returns to a role he also made famous - that of Shaolin renegade Pai Mei. This, and even more, makes for a true martial arts epic of the first order.

  1. Ho Meng-Hua

    Director

  2. Ni Kuang

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. David Chiang

    David Chiang

    Monk Chi San

  2. Lo Lieh

    Lo Lieh

    Pai Mei

  3. Cheng Miu

    Cheng Miu

    Mr. Li

  4. Ku Kuan-Chung

    Ku Kuan-Chung

    Tao Te

  5. Lily Li Li-Li

    Lily Li Li-Li

    Wu Mei

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Shaolin Abbot
Shaolin Abbot

Original Title 少林英雄榜

Status Released

Original Language Cantonese

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