Release date30 April 1984 (1984-04-30) GenresAction Film, Martial Arts Film, Horror, Adventure Film CastAndy Lau, Ti Lung, David Chiang, Chen Kuan-tai, Wang Yu Similar moviesRelated Chang Cheh movies
Shanghai 13 leung kar yan s aka beardy great fight
Shanghai 13, also known as The Shanghai Thirteen, is a 1984 Hong Kong-Taiwanese martial arts film written and directed by Chang Cheh and starring an ensemble cast of notable film stars such as Andy Lau, Jimmy Wang Yu, Ti Lung, Chen Kuan-tai, Danny Lee, Bryan Leung, David Chiang, Chiang Sheng, Chi Kuan-chun, Chan Sing, Lu Feng and more.
During the Second Sino-Japanese War era in China, patriot Mr. Gao (Chiang Ming) is dissatisfied with the traitorous acts of the Reorganized National Government of China and together with thief Black Hat (Jimmy Wang Yu), he steals a traitorous contract set up by the government for the Japanese. Gao plans to bring the contract from Shanghai to Hong Kong and break it to the public, in hopes of exposing the traitorous acts of the Reorganized Government. Gao becomes the assassination target of the Reorganized Government's interior minister Hung Xu-wu (Seung Fung).
In order to ensure a smooth arrival of Mr. Gao and the contract to Hong Kong, Shanghai Tycoon Shen Gang-fu (Chen Kuan-tai) decides to send his underlings, the Shanghai 13, to protect Gao while on his way to the dock. Unexpectedly, there are moles among the 13 men who betray Gao and Shen. With obstacles ahead and pursuers behind, under the condition of obstruction by the traitors, can Mr. Gao successfully arrive to the dock? Are the Shanghai 13 loyal or evil? On the road to the dock, there are murderous traps everywhere and bloody battles appear one after another.
Andy Lau as Guan Wei, the Student
Jimmy Wang Yu as Black Hat
Ti Lung as Dock boss
Chen Kuan-tai as Shen Gang-fu
Danny Lee as Xiao Yang, the Black Sniper
Bryan Leung as Tao Da-ye, the Millionaire
David Chiang as Wanderer Ye Bu-fan
Chiang Sheng as Feng Jin-bang, the Smoker
Chi Kuan-chun as Big Leopard Yuan Hai
Chan Sing as Black Eagle Wu Da-li
Lu Feng as Tiger
Wong Chung as Laundry owner
Ricky Cheng as Dagger
Wong Ching as Bear Lee
Ga Hoi as Cheater at casino
Chiang Ming as Mr. Gao
Chang Feng as Hung Xu-wu
Yip Fei-yang as Wai Siu Tin
Chu Hoi-ling as Tao Xiao-mei, Tao's younger sister and Guan's lover