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His Name Is Nobody

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Traditional  無名小卒
Mandarin  Wú Míng Xiǎo Zú
Directed by  Karl Maka
Director  Karl Maka
Screenplay  Karl Maka
Cinematography  Ming Ho
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Simplified  无名小卒
Cantonese  Mou Ming Siu Zeot
Screenplay by  Karl Maka
Running time  1h 36m
Produced by  Guy Lai
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Cast  Dean Shek, Lau Kar‑wing, Bryan Leung
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His Name Is Nobody is a 1979 Hong Kong martial arts comedy film written and directed by Karl Maka and starring Lau Kar-wing, Dean Shek and Bryan Leung.



The Nobody Kid (Lau Kar-wing) is a street urchin whom was abandoned as a child and did not have a name. One day, he meets master con artist, Sting (Dean Shek), who takes Nobody as his disciple and teaches him swindling and martial arts skills. The duo is later enlisted by Sting's brother, Baldy (Karl Maka), to murder Ping the Dreg (Chung Fat), a professional assassin. Sting and Nobody plan to take advantage of Ping's lust for woman and uses Baldy's wife to seduce Ping. However, their plan fails and Ping kills Baldy's wife, while Sting and Nobody are separated as well. While alone, Nobody meets an elderly martial arts master, Koo the Iron Heart (Bryan Leung), who also takes Nobody as his disciple and teach him his skills. However, Koo was later killed by Ping. Nobody eventually reunites with Sting, and together, they confront Ping for vengeance.


  • Lau Kar-wing as The Nobody Kid
  • Dean Shek as Sting
  • Bryan Leung as Koo the Iron Heart
  • Chung Fat as Ping the Dreg
  • Karl Maka as Baldy
  • Chiu Chi-ling as Kung fu master
  • Addy Sung
  • Yau Poi-ling
  • To Siu-ming as Man in restaurant (cameo)
  • Lam Ching-ying as Man wearing black wig
  • Mars as Man in restaurant (cameo)
  • Ho Pak-kwong as Man with bird cage
  • Tai San as Lost son
  • Tsang Cho-lam as Fee collector for bridge passo
  • Yue Tau-wan (cameo)
  • Billy Chan as Killer with long white hair
  • Pan Yung-sheng
  • Meg Lam as Baldy's wife
  • Chung Hei as Father of lost son
  • Johnny Cheung
  • Yuen Miu
  • Cheung Chok-chow as Ping's agent
  • To Wai-wo
  • Lo Wai
  • Guy Lai
  • Ho Wan
  • Lung Ying
  • Ho Bo-sing
  • Critical reception

    Andrew Saroch of Far East Films gave the film a score of three out of five stars and describes the film as "a diverting production that manages to challenge a few clichés of the genre" and praises Dean Shek's performance as "endearing".


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