Fists of Fury (1971)

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The Big Boss (Chinese: 唐山大兄, also known as Fists Of Fury) is a 1971 Hong Kong martial arts action film written and directed by Lo Wei, with assistance from Bruce Lee. It stars Lee, Maria Yi, James Tien and Tony Liu. Bruce Lee's first major film, it was written for James Tien. However, Lee's strong performance overshadowed Tien, already a star in Hong Kong, and made Bruce Lee famous across Asia.

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A young man sworn to an oath of non-violence works with his cousins in an ice factory where they mysteriously begin to disappear. (source:


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Full cast list for the movie Fists of Fury.
Cheng Chao-an

Maria Yi
Chow Mei

Hsiu Chien

Ying-Chieh Han
Hsiao Mi

Miss Wuman

Tony Liu
Hsiao Chiun

Kun Li
Ah Kun

Drinkstand owner

San Chin
Hua Sze

Chih Chen

Chia-Cheng Tu

Billy Chan

Lung Chan
Blue Shirt Henchman, Gatekeeper


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List of Fists of Fury quotes.

Cheng Chao-an: Beat it or I'll kill you right now.

Hsiu Chen: Why Cheng, you're a pretty good fighter.
Cheng Chao-an: A few tricks from back home. You know I broke a promise. Never to fight again.

Cheng Chao-an: Alright! Hold it! Now you get out of here, I'm warning you. You bastards can't push us around. If you wanna fight, I'll take you on.


Trailer for the movie Fists of Fury.
Fists of Fury (1971) - Official Movie Trailer

Release Date3 October 1971
Other NamesFists of Glory
TaglineKARATE KUNG-FU! The new screen excitement that gives you the biggest kick of your life!
GenreAction, Crime, Drama, Thriller
CountryHong Kong
Filming LocationsPak Chong, Thailand
LanguageMandarin, Cantonese
Sound MixMono
Film TypeFeature
Film ClassMartial Arts
ThemesRighting the Wronged
TonesRousing, Tense, Visceral

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