Chinatown Kid

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Chinatown Kid (1977, HK) is a Shaw Brothers Kung Fu movie directed by Chang Cheh

Chinatown Kid

Main Details

  • Released in December 1977
  • Color
  • Running time: 117 minutes | 115 minutes (USA)
  • Production Co.: Shaw Brothers
  • Distribution Co.: World Northal (1979) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Creswin Distribution (1984) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Avis-Filmverleih (1978) (West Germany) (theatrical) | Filmes Lusomundo (1981) (Portugal) (theatrical) | Élysée Films (1982) (France) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Chang Cheh
  • Written by Chang Cheh and Kuang Ni, from a story by James Wong
  • Starring: Sheng Fu, Shirley Yu, Susan Yam-Yam Shaw

Plot Summary

  • A young man flees Hong King for San Francisco to escape gang violence but upon his arrival he unexpectedly claims title to the local gang.

Also known as

  • Der Kung Fu-Fighter von Chinatown
  • Tang ren jie xiao zi
  • Il Padrino di chinatown
  • Tang Ren Jie Gong Fu Xiao Zi
  • Tong Yan Gai Siu Ji
  • O Vingador da Cidade
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