Iron Monkey is a Hong Kong variation of Robin Hood. Corrupt officials of a Chinese village are robbed by a masked bandit known as “Iron Monkey”, named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Governor forces a traveling physician into finding the bandit. The arrival of an evil Shaolin monk, brings the physician and Iron Monkey together to battle the corrupt government.
Liu Chia Liang is kung fu master chen tricked and crippled by the villainous gangster and brothel – keeper tuen (lo lieh) who also forces his sister into prostitution. no longer able to practice the martial arts he becomes a lowly street entertainer performing with his beloved trained monkey ah mao. tuens men slaughter the animal forcingchen and his petty thief side kick little monkey (the remarkable hsiao hou) into mortal combat with the enemy … Read more