This all tiem martial arts classic directed by SAMMO HUNG (Pedicab Driver, Millionaires' Express), is considered by many to be the most authentic kung-fu film ever made. YUEN BIAO (Estern Condors, Righting Wrongs, and Zu) is a spoiled martial artist-wannabe son whose wealthy father pays others to lose to Yuen during fights. When his father's scheme is revealed to him by (LAM CHING YING), Yuen vows to learn kung-fu for real. But first he has to persuade Lam to take him on as a pupil, then there's Lam's rival colleague (SAMMO HUNG himself) and a mysterious, fight-seeking challenger to contend with! THE PRODIGAL SON is filled with humor, drama fantastic training sequences, and realistic classic Wing Chun fights that earned the film Best Action Direction accolade at the Hong Kong Film awards.

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The Prodigal Son (1982)

R

1h 44m · 11/14/2000

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This all tiem martial arts classic directed by SAMMO HUNG (Pedicab Driver, Millionaires' Express), is considered by many to be the most authentic kung-fu film ever made. YUEN BIAO (Estern Condors, Righting Wrongs, and Zu) is a spoiled martial artist-wannabe son whose wealthy father pays others to lose to Yuen during fights. When his father's scheme is revealed to him by (LAM CHING YING), Yuen vows to learn kung-fu for real. But first he has to persuade Lam to take him on as a pupil, then there's Lam's rival colleague (SAMMO HUNG himself) and a mysterious, fight-seeking challenger to contend with! THE PRODIGAL SON is filled with humor, drama fantastic training sequences, and realistic classic Wing Chun fights that earned the film Best Action Direction accolade at the Hong Kong Film awards.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

601643565248

Release Date

11/14/2000

Aspect Ratio

2.35:1

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Cast
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Biao Yuen

Leung Chang
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Ching-Ying Lam

Leung Yee-tai
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Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Wong Wah-bo
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Frankie Chan

Ngai Fei
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Lung Chan

Yee Tong-choi
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Yau Hau Chan

Chang's father
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Ching Po Chang

Opera troupe manager
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Hsi Chang

Doctor
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Wellson Chin

Master Mun
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Yuet Sang Chin

Chang's Kungfu teacher
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Fat Chung

Mr Law
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Wai-han Ho

Twiggy
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Hoi Sang Lee

Chang's Kungfu teacher
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Wen Tai Li

Angry Kungfu master
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Ching Lin

Chang's mother
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James Tien

One-armed Man
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Yue Ting

Local official
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Hsieh Wang

Lord Sengge Rinchen (as Hap Wong)
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Dick Wei

Mr Suen
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Pai Wei

Au Ru-Kwai
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Ma Wu

Iron Palm
Crew
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Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Director
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Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Writer
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Barry Wong

Writer
Other Editions
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Prodigal Son

(DVD)

5/17/2004

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The Prodigal Son

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

9/12/2023

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