The Shaolin Temple

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Adventure, Martial Arts

Judged by its plot, this 1979 China-Hong Kong co production is tired and hackneyed. But judged by its exquisitely choreographed fighting, it's a thrilling and truly monumental achievement, with a terrific Jet Li in his film debut. In early seventh-century China, the population suffers under a despotic Sui ruler. After being badly injured in a fight with...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
Chang Hsin Yen
Writer (2 Credits)
Lu Shau Chang
Shih Hou
Producer (1 Credit)
Liu Yet Yuen
Exec. Producer (2 Credits)
Fu Chi
Lau Fong
Assoc. Producer (1 Credit)
Chan Man
Cinematographer (2 Credits)
Chau Pak Ling
Lau Fung Lam
Editor (4 Credits)
Chang Hsin Yen
Ku Chi Wai
Li Yuk Wai
Wong Ting
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Wang Li Ping
Art Director (1 Credit)
Wong Hok Sun
Costumes (2 Credits)
Tong Yuet Fung
Wong Kwai Ping
Sound (1 Credit)
Wong Kwan Sai
Stunts (4 Credits)
Ma Xian Da
Pan Qing Fu
Wang Chang Kai
Yu Hai