Snake in The Eagle's Shadow

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Snake in The Eagle's Shadow (1978, HK) is a Martial Arts film directed by Woo Ping Yuen.


Main Details

  • Released in 1978
  • Color
  • Running Time: 98 min | USA:90 min | Argentina:97 min | Germany:90 min | UK:92 min
  • Production Co: Seasonal Film Corporation
  • Distribution Co: Cinematic (1982) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Seasonal Film Corporation (1978) (Hong Kong) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Woo Ping Yuen
  • Written by Chi Yuan Hsi, Huo An Hsi, Shiao Loong, See-Yuen Ng, Chi-Kuang Tsai
  • Starring Jackie Chan, Siu Tien Yuen, Jang Lee Hwang, Dean Shek, Roy Horan, Hark-On Fung
  • Produced by See-Yuen Ng
  • Original Music by Fu Liang Chou
  • Cinematography by Hui Chang
  • Film Editing by Hung Yiu Poon

Plot Summary

  • An orphan who has been raised at a Kung Fu school, where he is treated as little more than a dogsbody and practice target for the students, has a life-changing experience after helping an old peripatetic beggar.

Also Known As

  • Bruce vs. Snake in Eagle's Shadow
  • Le Chinois se déchaine (France) (video title)
  • Eagle's Shadow (USA) (reissue title)
  • Kotkan varjo (Finland)
  • L'Ombre du serpent (France)
  • Die Schlange im Schatten des Adlers (Germany)
  • Il Serpente all'ombra dell'aquila (Italy) (video title)
  • La Serpiente a la sombra del águila (Spain)
  • She xing diao shou (Hong Kong) (Mandarin title)
  • Snake and the Eagle's Shadow (Philippines)(English title)
  • Snake in the Eagle's Shadow (Hong Kong) (English title)
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