"Iron Fisted Monk" a.k.a. San de huo shang yu chong mi liu (1977)
The Iron-Fisted Monk, also known as San de huo shang yu chong mi liu, 三德和尚与舂米六, Le Moine d'Acier is a 1977 Hong Kong martial arts film starring and directed by Sammo Hung in his directorial debut, who also writer with Huang Feng and Yu Ting. The film co-stars Chan Sing and James Tien. The film was released on 25 August 1977.
(Synopsis): Sammo Hung s directorial debut is a vibrant and colorful action-packed kung fu fest, which established many of the choreographic and editing techniques now used in modern action cinema. Sammo s amazing skill with weapons, coupled with his natural speed and agility, guarantee the definitive portrayal of real life kung fu legend Miller Six . A classic story of good versus evil, Iron Fisted Monk is a compelling story of the battle against the Manchus and the monks of the Shaolin Temple. Featuring some genuinely harrowing scenes, the story escalates through a series of bone-crunching fight sequences to the incredible 20-minute fight finale where Sammo and Chan Sing take on the full force of the formidable enemy.
Starring: Sammo Hung Kam Bo, Chan Sing, Lo Hoi Pang, Fung Hak On, James Tien Chun Dean Shek Tien, Chiu Hung, Wong Hap.
Director: Sammo Hung Kam Bo, Producer: Raymond Chow Man Wai, Action Director: Sammo Hung Kam Bo, Language: English, Cantonese Format: NTSC All, Features: 235:1, Running Time: 84 Minutes.