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The Young Dragons

The Young Dragons (1974)

95 min - Action - 25 July 1974
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John Woo's directorial feature debut. The powerful mobster Leung, who is protected by the dangerous and wicked Huan Fai, sells two hundred Japanese weapons and ammunition to a Chinese gang. He uses the smuggler Luy Fu to bring the weapons but the small-time thief Kim and his gang heist the shipment on the road and dump the cargo into the sea. However, he lures Luy Fu and asks a large amount to return the weapons with the intention of traveling abroad with his brother. Meanwhile, Kim befriends Fan Ming, an undercover police officer from Shanghai that is investigating the illegal activities of Leung. When the mobster finds that Fan Ming is a policeman, Leung ambushes him and Huan Fai and his men stab the officer that falls from a cliff into the sea. Kim brings Fan Ming's fiancée Ipi Feng to the house of his lover, the prostitute Hung, and tells Ipi Feng that her fiancé was murdered by Leung. She decides to revenge the death of her beloved Fan Ming with tragic consequences.

Director:  John Woo
Writers:  John Woo, Ni Kuang

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John Woo's directorial feature debut. The powerful mobster Leung, who is protected by the dangerous and wicked Huan Fai, sells two hundred Japanese weapons and ammunition to a Chinese gang. He uses the smuggler Luy Fu to bring the weapons but the small-time thief Kim and his gang heist the shipment on the road and dump the cargo into the sea. However, he lures Luy Fu and asks a large amount to return the weapons with the intention of traveling abroad with his brother. Meanwhile, Kim befriends Fan Ming, an undercover police officer from Shanghai that is investigating the illegal activities of Leung. When the mobster finds that Fan Ming is a policeman, Leung ambushes him and Huan Fai and his men stab the officer that falls from a cliff into the sea. Kim brings Fan Ming's fiancée Ipi Feng to the house of his lover, the prostitute Hung, and tells Ipi Feng that her fiancé was murdered by Leung. She decides to revenge the death of her beloved Fan Ming with tragic consequences.


Collections: John Woo

Genres: Action

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Country:   Hong Kong
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  25 July 1974

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Production Companies:  Orange Sky Golden Harvest

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 35 min

A Chinese gang buys 200 Japanese guns and ammo from strong mobster Leung, who is protected by the violent and wicked Huan Fai.

He employs the services of smuggler Luy Fu to transport the weaponry, but small-time crook Kim and his gang rob the package and dump the goods into the sea.

The Yong Dragons (1974) by John Woo

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