DirectorChiu Lee, Liang Jia Ren Release date14 September 1979 (1979-09-14) WriterChiu Lee, Hsin Wei CastLeung Kar-Yan (3rd brother), Phillip Ko Fei, Wong Chung, Wang Hsieh, Li Teng-Tsai, Tsang Chiu-Yue Similar moviesTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Batman Begins, The Matrix Revolutions, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Shaolin Invincibles
Cantonen iron kung fu full martial arts movie
Cantonen Iron Kung Fu is a 1979 Hong Kong martial arts film written and directed by Lee Chiu and starring Bryan Leung as historical figure Leung Kwan, who was one of the Ten Tigers of Canton. Aside from starring in the lead role, Leung also worked on planning of the film.
Leung Kwan (Bryan Leung) is a coolie who gets to a fight with worker Yu (Lee Chiu) over a misunderstanding. While their misunderstanding was resolved, they become friends. Meanwhile, a corrupt businessman Black Eagle (Philip Ko) is planning to take over the supply routes. Yu stands uop to him and challenges to fight several of his henchmen where he is killed as a result. After seeing this, Leung vows to seek revenge despite his lackluster martial arts skills. Leung then meets Master Lin Tao-hoi (Wong Hap), a merchant and martial arts instructor who becomes Leung's boss and mentor. Black Eagle then kills Lin and Leung's friends. Later, Chen Sun (Wong Chung) a fighter who have been tracking Black Eagle from Northern China for six years, poses as a coolie where he meets Leung, and together, they join forces to take down Black Eagle.
Bryan Leung as Leung Kwan / Iron Bridge Three / 3rd Brother
Philip Ko as Black Eagle
Wong Chung as Chen Sun
Ting Wa-chung as Thief
Wong Hap as Lin Tao-hoi
Lee Chiu as Yu
Au Lap-po as Food seller
Mark Polland of Kung Fu Cinema rated the film three out of five stars and gave the film a mixed review noting its uneven pacing but praising Bryan Leung's performance.
The film grossed HK$1,020,687 at the Hong Kong box office during its theatrical run from 19 to 27 September 1979 in Hong Kong.