Chinatown Kid

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Chinatown Kid
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Produced by Sir Run Run Shaw
Starring Alexander Fu Sheng
Shirley Yu
Siu Yam Yam
Philip Kwok
Lo Mang
Wang Lung Wei
Distributed by Shaw Brothers Studio
Release date(s) 22 December 1977
Running time 120 minutes
Country Hong Kong Hong Kong
Language Mandarin

Chinatown Kid (Chinese: 唐人街功夫小子; pinyin: Tángrénjiē Gōngfu Xiǎozi; Jyutping: Tong4jan4gaai1 Gung1fu1 Siu2zi2) is a 1977 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Chang Cheh, with action choreography by Robert Tai Chi Hsien and Lee Ka Ting, and starring Alexander Fu Sheng and the Venom Mob.

The film deals with drugs, police corruption and gang warfare in San Francisco's Chinatown district.

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Struggling to survive the murderous gang wars of Hong Kong, Tan Tung, a young martial arts street fighter, successfully takes on all challengers—until he runs up against the savage underworld empire of Hong Kong's Triad mafia. Escaping to San Francisco, he again tangles with criminal gangs, but this time fights his way to the top of the city's most feared gangster organization led by the White Dragon boss (Kuo Chui). At last, his rise to power leads to a final, murderous, gang-land war for control of all Chinatown. And in the end, Tan Tung must decide whether he will use his awesome skills to fight for evil...or for to help his best friend Yang Ching.

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