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Bai ga jai -- Trailer for The Prodigal Son

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Release Date:
22 December 1981 (Hong Kong) See more »
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Plot:
A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best kung fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Masterful kung-fu, hilarious slapstick: a Jackie Chan beater See more (23 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Biao Yuen ... Leung Chang

Ching-Ying Lam ... Leung Yee-tai

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung ... Wong Wah-bo
Frankie Chan ... Ngai Fei
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lung Chan ... Yee Tong-choi
Yau Hau Chan ... Chang's father
Ching Po Chang ... Opera troupe manager
Hsi Chang ... Doctor
Wellson Chin ... Master Mun
Yuet Sang Chin ... Chang's Kungfu teacher
Fat Chung ... Mr Law
Kwok Wing Ha (as Kuo-Yung Hsia)
Wai-Hon Ho ... Twiggy
Shou-Chieh Lai (as Sau-Kit Lai)
Hoi Sang Lee ... Chang's Kungfu teacher
Wen Tai Li ... Angry Kungfu master
Ching Lin ... Chang's mother
Min Kan Ng ... Master Mun's Man
Yun-Chiang Peng
James Tien ... One-armed Man
Yue Ting ... Local official

Hsieh Wang ... Lord Sengge Rinchen (as Hap Wong)
Dick Wei ... Mr Suen
Pai Wei ... Au Ru-Kwai

Wu Ma ... Iron Palm

Directed by
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung 
Barry Wong 
Jing Wong 

Produced by
Raymond Chow .... executive producer
Raymond Chow .... producer
Leonard Ho .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frankie Chan 
Phil Chen 
 
Cinematography by
Ricky Lau 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Cheung 
 
Production Management
Chi-Chung Liu .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leung Chin .... assistant director
Ricky Lau .... assistant director
 
Stunts
Billy Chan .... stunt coordinator
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung .... stunt coordinator
Ching-Ying Lam .... stunt coordinator
Biao Yuen .... stunt coordinator
 
Editorial Department
Simon Broderick .... colorist
 
Other crew
Yao-Liang Chang .... script supervisor
Guy Lai .... consultant: Wing Chun
Ching-Ying Lam .... action choreographer
Phillip Ng .... script supervisor (as Yiu-Kwong Ng)
Chia-Chen Tu .... production assistant (as Ka Jing To)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Prodigal Son" - Hong Kong (English title), International (English title)
"Bai jia zi" - Hong Kong (Mandarin title)
"Pull No Punches" -
"Son Ruining the Family" - Hong Kong (Cantonese title) (literal title)
"Блудният син" - Bulgaria (Bulgarian title)
"Блудный сын" - Soviet Union (Russian title)
"A Vingança do Filho Pródigo" - Brazil (imdb display title)
"A tékozló fiú" - Hungary (imdb display title)
"Die Todesfaust des kleinen Drachen" - Germany (imdb display title)
"El hijo prodigo" - Spain
"O asotos yios" - Greece (DVD title)
"Prodigal Son" - France (DVD title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for martial arts violence
Runtime:
USA:100 min | Hong Kong:104 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R | Germany:16 | Hong Kong:III | New Zealand:R13 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | UK:18 | UK:X (original rating) | USA:R (certificate #40491)

Did You Know?

Quotes:
[subtitled dialogue, different to dubbed]
Leung Yee Tai:You scared?
Wong Wah Bo:Scared of your teeth!
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Masterful kung-fu, hilarious slapstick: a Jackie Chan beater, 20 January 1999
Author: niz from Melbourne, Australia

Prodigal Son takes the traditional historical setting and standard kung-fu revenge story and creates an amazing comic masterpiece. If you enjoy Jackie Chan, don't miss this. Even the dubbed version I saw (I usually hate dubbing) worked very well. The final fight is one of the greatest in celluloid history.

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