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Tian ying yu le you xian gong si

Overview
Works: 437 works in 687 publications in 2 languages and 4,684 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Martial arts films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Documentary films  Historical films  History  Musical films  War films  Fantasy films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tian ying yu le you xian gong si
Shaolin san shi liu fang( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anti-Ching patriots, under the guidance of Ho Kuang-han, have secretly set up their base in Canton, disguised as school masters. During a brutal Manchu attack, Lui Yu-te, one of Ho's pupils, manages to escape and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to seek revenge. In a short period of time he masters the deadly use of his fists, feet and palms, along with such weapons as swords, sticks, and lances. With his learning complete, he takes on the Manchus.--imdb
Chop socky : Cinema Hong Kong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an in-depth look at martial arts films, particularly Hong Kong's wu xia film legacy and its influence on global cinema. From its roots in Beijing Opera to Quentin Tarantino's tribute Kill Bill, Vol. 2, this film presents the development of the genre, insight into the techniques, weaponry and well-known stars of Hong Kong martial arts action. Beginning with Hong Kong cinema's first martial-arts hero, Wong Fei Hung to the balletic choreography of Chang Che, through the "one-punch" impact of Bruce Lee and the evolution of kung-fu comedy as epitomized by Jackie Chan. The Hong Kong technique of editing-in-camera is demonstrated in a multi-screen sequence, and there are numerous clips from the genre's classic films
Da zui xia = Come drink with me( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female agent, attacked and left for dead, trains with a kung fu master and uses her new skills to complete some unfinished and deadly business
Du bi dao( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The One-Armed Swordsman is the original tale of swordplay and honor that influenced generations of martial arts films. A betrayed kung fu student retreats to lead a peaceful existence, until duty forceds him to learn a deadly new fighting style and return to a world of violence and vengeance--Container
The debut( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coming of age story focusing on assimilation issues of a Filipino-American family. Revolves around Ben Mercado, a Filipino-American high school senior who has rejected his Filipino heritage
Wu du( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The martial arts film that inspired generations of action films, rap music, and pop culture, The Five Venoms is the story of the last student of a dying martial arts master who is trying to fulfill his master's wish to find his five disciples and bring them together -- or bring them to justice. The student, not fully trained, embarks on a quest for these deadly and mysterious experts, each of whom has been trained in a different fighting style
Da wu sheng by Xiaosong Gao( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping story of love, honor, and revenge set against the backdrop of Chinese opera during its heyday in 1920s Shanghai. Written by Zou Jingzhi, one of China's most popular writers, the story centers around two sworn brothers and their quest to regain their master's honor. Highly trained in martial arts and focused on revenge, their relentless quest leads them to fame and love, but also to their own downfall
Ru guo, ai = Perhaps love by Kexin Chen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Chinese and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reality and fantasy begin to merge as Lin tries to rekindle Sun's affections for him, under Nie's grudging watch. Filled with dazzling song and dance sequences and sumptuous images, Perhaps Love weaves a tale of bittersweet love
Shui hu chuan = The water margin by Zhizhong Cai( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true legend of how 108 rebel heroes living in the mountains were able to defeat repeated invation from Sung armies, and revenge against the vile Golden Spear army for the murder of their great leader
Du bi dao wang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an unknown nemesis sets up a martial arts tournament to lure rival martial artists into a trap, the one-armed swordsman comes out of retirement to save the day
Zui ma liu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's China, two freinds become involved in intrigue and feuding martial asrts masters
Zhang bei( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to protect her family's fortunes, a young woman marries a dying senior member of a martial arts family
Zhonghua zhang fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese martial artist and his Japanese wife have contests to prove which culture's fighting skills are superior, and when the wife realizes she must return home to practice her skills he sends her a letter that is answered, in person, by several Japanese martial artists who challenge the Chinese man to prove his skills
Shao lin da peng da shi : Shao lin san shi liu fang xu ji( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con man impersonates a monk and sneaks into a Shaolin Temple, where he trains to become an unstoppable fighting force. He uses these skills to fight a corrupt labor boss
Tang lang = Shaolin mantis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man learns martial arts by observing a praying mantis and uses his new skills to avenge his wife's murder
Wu lang ba gua gun / The eight diagram pole fighter / Celestial Pictures ; presented by Run Run Shaw ; producer, Wong Ka Hee ; produced by Mona Fong ; directed by Liu Chia Liang( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Sung dynasty-era massacre is perpetrated on the Yang family by General Pan Mai and his Mongol allies, which leaves only two of the large family's males alive. The sixth son is driven mad by his experiences. The fifth son travels the countryside and meets General Pan's troops and barely escapes with his life. Lady Yang orders her daughter, the eighth Yang, to disguise herself as a man and bring the fifth Yang home. When she is captured, number five must leave his hiding place to save her
Intimate confessions of a Chinese courtesan( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet young Ai Nu is abducted and sold off to the popular Four Seasons brothel run by a lusty madam, who entrusts the newcomer with martial arts secrets like "Ghost Hands," which allows a fighter to plunge into an opponent's chest. Soon murder erupts within the brothel, and a policeman must race against time to prevent a vicious revenge plot from reaching its blood-spattered conclusion
Tian ya, ming yue, dao by Yuan Chu( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in Chinese and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of two rival swordsmen in imperial China vying with a power-hungry villain for possession of the dangerous "Peacock dart" in order to control of the martial world
Legendary weapons of China( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Chinese and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confronted with brutal invading hordes during the Boxer Rebellion, heroic Lei Kung is appalled by the senseless slaughter around him. When his dissent puts him in the path of deadly masters who want him silenced, his only chance for survival lies in a secret, powerful arsenal of the most bizarre, deadly weapons ever created by man
The return of the five deadly venoms( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy kung fu expert, made bitter and evil due to the slaying of his wife and the loss of his son's hands, bullies a town through terror and force. He finds pleasure by crippling those who stumble in his way. A hawker who is blinded, a blacksmith who is made mute and deaf, a drifter who loses his legs, and a fighter who loses his sanity, band together to use their disabilities to the best of their advantage. As the four are tested, they demonstrate their strengths and abilities
 
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