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The Prodigal Son (1981)

R
104 min | Action, Comedy

A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a ...See moreA rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a traveling theatre company, the son resolves to find a better teacher. Furious kung fu battles and slapstick comedy. Written by Richard Hills See less
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Updated Dec 22, 1981

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Dec 22, 1981 (Hong Kong)

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Biao Yuen
Leung Chang Leung Chang   See fewer
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Ching-Ying Lam
Leung Yee-tai Leung Yee-tai   See fewer
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Sammo Kam-Bo Hung
Wong Wah-bo Wong Wah-bo   See fewer
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Frankie Chan
Ngai Fei Ngai Fei   See fewer
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Lung Chan
Yee Tong-choi Yee Tong-choi   See fewer
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Yau Hau Chan
Chang's father Chang's father   See fewer
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Ching Po Chang
Opera troupe manager Opera troupe manager   See fewer
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Hsi Chang
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Wellson Chin
Master Mun Master Mun   See fewer
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Yuet Sang Chin
Chang's Kungfu teacher Chang's Kungfu teacher   See fewer
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Fat Chung
Mr Law Mr Law   See fewer
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Kwok Wing Ha
Actor (as Kuo-Yung Hsia) Actor (as Kuo-Yung Hsia)   See fewer
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Wai-Hon Ho
Twiggy Twiggy   See fewer
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Shou-Chieh Lai
Actor (as Sau-Kit Lai) Actor (as Sau-Kit Lai)   See fewer
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Hoi Sang Lee
Chang's Kungfu teacher Chang's Kungfu teacher   See fewer
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Wen Tai Li
Angry Kungfu master Angry Kungfu master   See fewer
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Ching Lin
Chang's mother Chang's mother   See fewer
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Min Kan Ng
Master Mun's Man Master Mun's Man   See fewer
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James Tien
One-armed Man One-armed Man   See fewer
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Yu Ting
Local official Local official   See fewer
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Hsieh Wang
Lord Sengge Rinchen (as Hap Wong) Lord Sengge Rinchen (as Hap Wong)   See fewer
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Dick Wei
Mr Suen Mr Suen   See fewer
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Pai Wei
Au Ru-Kwai Au Ru-Kwai   See fewer
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Wu Ma
Iron Palm Iron Palm   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 2,719 votes