The Brave Archer

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The Brave Archer
The Brave Archer.jpg
DVD cover art
Traditional 射鵰英雄傳
Simplified 射雕英雄传
Directed by Chang Cheh
Produced by Runme Shaw
Screenplay by Ni Kuang
Story by Louis Cha
Starring Alexander Fu
Tanny Tien
Music by Frankie Chan
Cinematography Kung Mu-to
Editing by Chiang Hsing-lung
Studio Shaw Brothers Studio
Distributed by Shaw Brothers Studio
Release dates
  • July 30, 1977 (1977-07-30)
Running time 117 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Mandarin

The Brave Archer, also known as Kungfu Warlord, is a 1977 Hong Kong film adapted from Louis Cha's novel The Legend of the Condor Heroes. The film was produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio and directed by Chang Cheh, starring Alexander Fu and Tanny Tien in the lead roles. The film is the first part of a trilogy and was followed by The Brave Archer 2 (1978) and The Brave Archer 3 (1981). The trilogy has two unofficial sequels, The Brave Archer and His Mate (1982) and Little Dragon Maiden (1983).

Cast[edit]

  • Alexander Fu as Guo Jing
  • Tanny Tien as Huang Rong
  • Ku Feng as Hong Qigong
  • Philip Kwok as Zhou Botong
  • Wang Lung-wei as Ouyang Feng
  • Ku Kuan-chung as Huang Yaoshi
  • Ti Lung as Duan Zhixing
  • Danny Lee as Ouyang Ke
  • Lee I-min as Yang Kang
  • Kara Hui as Mu Nianci
  • Yu Hoi-lun as Mei Chaofeng
  • Wang Chiang-liang as Chen Xuanfeng
  • Yu Wing as Wanyan Honglie
  • Dick Wei as Yang Tiexin
  • Lau Wai-ling as Bao Xiruo
  • Bruce Tong as Guo Xiaotian
  • Chu Jing as Li Ping
  • Fan Mei-sheng as Liang Ziweng
  • Chan Shen as Lingzhi Shangren
  • Suen Shu-pei as Sha Tongtian
  • Tsai Hung as Ke Zhen'e
  • Lam Fai-wong as Zhu Cong
  • Lo Mang as Han Baoju
  • Jamie Luk as Nan Xiren
  • Lu Feng as Zhang A'sheng
  • Chiu Chung-hing as Quan Jinfa
  • Chow Kit as Han Xiaoying
  • Lee Siu-wa as Wang Chuyi
  • Yeung Hung as Qiu Chuji
  • Yip Tin-hang as Lu Chengfeng
  • Chiang Sheng
  • Wong Lik
  • Wang Han-chen
  • Cheung Chok-chow
  • Lau Fong-sai
  • Chan Si-kai
  • Tsang Choh-lam
  • Suen San-cheung
  • Kwan Yan
  • Siu Yuk-lung
  • Robert Tai
  • Yu Tai-ping
  • Fung King-man
  • Wai Pak
  • Chow Kin-ping
  • Chan Hung

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