Mandarin Magician (1978)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Martial Arts  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Hong Kong   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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The Mandarin Magician is a martial arts classic and another release in Crash Cinema's "Old School Hits" series. The film features Sammo Hung in one of his first leading roles as a martial arts expert, and displays his skill in combining the fighting styles of Thai kick-boxing, Japanese karate, and Chinese kung-fu. The unique fighting choreography is the basis for the plot, as Hung is participating in a martial arts tournament in Bangkok, Thailand. A Chinese master defeated the Japanese at a prior international tournament, and the Japanese are seeking revenge with Hung as a key player in their scheme.

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Chinese [nationality], fighting, Japanese [nationality], Kung-Fu, tournament