Martial arts movie legend Sammo Hung ('Martial Law', 'Millionaires Express') sets a new standard in action with the fastest,funniest and most furious kung fu comedy ever.'Knockabout' provides a fantastic starring vehicle for Hungs protege Yuen Biao (Prodigal Son,Iceman Cometh) the most acrobatic star in Hong Kong cinema history. Two down at heel conmen, Yipao (Yuen Biao) and Taipao Leung Kar-yan,Warriors Two) decide to learn kung fu from a martial arts master (Shaw Brothers legend Lau Kar-wing).When they discover that their teacher is really a ruthless killer,Taipao is murdered,and Yipao is forced to learn the skills of a kung fu fighter beggar (Sammo Hung) to take revenge.

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Knockabout (1979)

Action/Martial Arts/Comedy

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Martial arts movie legend Sammo Hung ('Martial Law', 'Millionaires Express') sets a new standard in action with the fastest,funniest and most furious kung fu comedy ever.'Knockabout' provides a fantastic starring vehicle for Hungs protege Yuen Biao (Prodigal Son,Iceman Cometh) the most acrobatic star in Hong Kong cinema history. Two down at heel conmen, Yipao (Yuen Biao) and Taipao Leung Kar-yan,Warriors Two) decide to learn kung fu from a martial arts master (Shaw Brothers legend Lau Kar-wing).When they discover that their teacher is really a ruthless killer,Taipao is murdered,and Yipao is forced to learn the skills of a kung fu fighter beggar (Sammo Hung) to take revenge.

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Cast
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Ka-Yan Leung

Taipao (as Chia-Jen Liang)
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Chia-Yung Liu

Koo Wu-Tai / The Fox (as Kar-Wing Lau)
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Biao Yuen

Yipao
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Kuang Yu Wang

Matchmaker (as Kuan-Yu Wang)
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Hoi-Sang Lee

Painter Danno
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Karl Maka

Police Captain (as Kar Mak)
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Tin-Chi Lau

(as Tin-Chee Lau)
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Mars

The Tiger (as Fu Sing)
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Billy Chan

Casino henchman
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Lung Chan

Broker
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Hsi Chang

Innkeeper
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Fat Chung

Big Eyes
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Pak-Kwong Ho

Casino boss
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Ching-Ying Lam

Casino henchman
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Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

The Beggar (uncredited)
Crew
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Sammo Hung Kam-Bo

Director
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Tin-Chi Lau

Writer
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Chik-Chin Huang

Writer
Disc Releases
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Knockabout

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

3/28/2023

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Knockabout

(Blu-ray)

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Knockabout

(DVD)

9/7/2004

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