Wai Wang

Wai Wang (Chinese: 韋弘, 3 November 1936 - 2010) was a Taiwanese actor. Started acting in his home country of Taiwan under the stage name "Xiao Lin" (Little Lam) before adopting the new name "Wu Bin" later in 1968. After his leading turn in The One-Legged Dragon, he started his career with the Shaw Brothers under the name Frankie Wei. He stayed with the Shaw Brothers for 7 years and was well known for his portrayal of villans and for starring in many of Lu Chi's erotic thillers. He made his first attempt at directing with 1979's Lewd Lizard before retiring in 1984

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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978)

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 manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to seek revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liu Chia-Liang
CAST:  Gordon Liu Chia-Hui  •  Lo Lieh  •  John Cheung Ng-Long  •  Wilson Tong

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 manages to escape, and devotes himself to learning the martial arts in order to seek revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liu Chia-Liang
CAST:  Gordon Liu Chia-Hui  •  Lo Lieh  •  John Cheung Ng-Long  •  Wilson Tong

Wives and Lovers (1985)

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DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Hon Kwok-Choi  •  Wai Wang

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DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Hon Kwok-Choi  •  Wai Wang

The Shadow Boxer (1974)

Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pao Hsueh-Li
CAST:  Shih Szu  •  Cheng Miu  •  Chan Shen  •  Chen Wo-Fu

Chen Wo-Fu plays construction worker Ku Ting, whose skill at "tai chi" (shadow boxing) is as great as his pacifism. But when his girlfriend is raped by vicious gangsters, he shows everyone the true power and beauty of tai chi.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pao Hsueh-Li
CAST:  Shih Szu  •  Cheng Miu  •  Chan Shen  •  Chen Wo-Fu

Black Magic 2 (1976)

A doctor suspects black magic on his hospital after experiencing some bizarre incidents and sends for two doctors (who are a couple) from Hong Kong. The wife is very skeptical and places volunteer for a spell. It became obvious that here is an evil wizard who stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wai Wang

A doctor suspects black magic on his hospital after experiencing some bizarre incidents and sends for two doctors (who are a couple) from Hong Kong. The wife is very skeptical and places volunteer for a spell. It became obvious that here is an evil wizard who stay ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Lo Lieh  •  Wai Wang

A Deadly Secret (1980)

A treasure hunt sparks the continuing violence in this Hong Kong action film, yet the film does not focus only on the violent nature of some of the characters. An enamored Ting Tien (Pai Piao) spends a cold winter's night waiting to spot the love of his life, Ling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mou Tun-fei
CAST:  Jason Pai Piao  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Ng Yuen-Jun  •  Shih Szu

A treasure hunt sparks the continuing violence in this Hong Kong action film, yet the film does not focus only on the violent nature of some of the characters. An enamored Ting Tien (Pai Piao) spends a cold winter's night waiting to spot the love of his life, Ling ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mou Tun-fei
CAST:  Jason Pai Piao  •  Elliot Ngok  •  Ng Yuen-Jun  •  Shih Szu

The Battle Wizard (1977)

A brother who loves books and a sister who loves swords must face a yellow-robed warrior, the Red Python, a sinuous snake-charmer, and a silk-masked beauty (who must kill or wed the first man to see her face) before they can bring peace to their battle-addled family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pao Hsueh-Li
CAST:  Danny Lee Sau-Yin  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Shih Chung-Tien  •  Chiang Tao

A brother who loves books and a sister who loves swords must face a yellow-robed warrior, the Red Python, a sinuous snake-charmer, and a silk-masked beauty (who must kill or wed the first man to see her face) before they can bring peace to their battle-addled family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pao Hsueh-Li
CAST:  Danny Lee Sau-Yin  •  Tanny Tien-Ni  •  Shih Chung-Tien  •  Chiang Tao

Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre II (1978)

The thrills continue in this second part of this cherished adventure, created by the renowned director Chu Yuan and ingenious novelist Chin Yung. Only the union of the title weapons can save the six remaining martial arts sects who are vying for mastery. So just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chor Yuen
CAST:  Derek Yee Tung-Sing  •  Candice Yu  •  Candy Wen Xue-Er  •  Ching Li

The thrills continue in this second part of this cherished adventure, created by the renowned director Chu Yuan and ingenious novelist Chin Yung. Only the union of the title weapons can save the six remaining martial arts sects who are vying for mastery. So just ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chor Yuen
CAST:  Derek Yee Tung-Sing  •  Candice Yu  •  Candy Wen Xue-Er  •  Ching Li

The Brave Archer and His Mate (1982)

Guo Jing and Huang Rong return to Peach Blossom Island and are shocked to see that Guo's first martial arts teachers, the "Seven Freaks of Jiangnan", have all been murdered except for Ke Zhen'e. Guo Jing is tricked into believing that Huang Rong's father, Huang ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chang Cheh
CAST:  Alexander Fu Sheng  •  Gigi Wong  •  Philip Kwok Chun-Fung  •  Chin Siu-Ho

Guo Jing and Huang Rong return to Peach Blossom Island and are shocked to see that Guo's first martial arts teachers, the "Seven Freaks of Jiangnan", have all been murdered except for Ke Zhen'e. Guo Jing is tricked into believing that Huang Rong's father, Huang ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chang Cheh
CAST:  Alexander Fu Sheng  •  Gigi Wong  •  Philip Kwok Chun-Fung  •  Chin Siu-Ho

Flying Guillotine II (1978)

The emperor's reign of terror expands. Heroic outlaw Ma Teng joins a squad of female rebels, whose leader is torn between family loyalties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hua Shan  •  Cheng Kang
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Ku Feng  •  Lo Lieh  •  Nancy Yen Nan-See

The emperor's reign of terror expands. Heroic outlaw Ma Teng joins a squad of female rebels, whose leader is torn between family loyalties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hua Shan  •  Cheng Kang
CAST:  Ti Lung  •  Ku Feng  •  Lo Lieh  •  Nancy Yen Nan-See

Shaolin Mantis (1978)

Skilled martial arts director Lau Ka Leung offers you another Kung Fu treat! this Asian classic introduces viewers to the Shaolin Mantis way of fighting! The tale takes you back to the Qing dynasty & Wei Feng, the son of a Qing official who tries to unveil facts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liu Chia-Liang
CAST:  David Chiang  •  Lily Li Li-Li  •  Cecilia Wong Hang-Sau  •  Wilson Tong

Skilled martial arts director Lau Ka Leung offers you another Kung Fu treat! this Asian classic introduces viewers to the Shaolin Mantis way of fighting! The tale takes you back to the Qing dynasty & Wei Feng, the son of a Qing official who tries to unveil facts ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liu Chia-Liang
CAST:  David Chiang  •  Lily Li Li-Li  •  Cecilia Wong Hang-Sau  •  Wilson Tong

The Flying Guillotine (1975)

The Emperor's armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone's head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned with the excesses of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chen Kuan-Tai  •  Ku Feng  •  Wai Wang  •  Kong Yeung

The Emperor's armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone's head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned with the excesses of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Chen Kuan-Tai  •  Ku Feng  •  Wai Wang  •  Kong Yeung

Big Brother Cheng (1975)

Shaw Brothers' number one action hit of 1975, and deservedly so. The character of one-man kung-fu dynamo Big Brother Cheng and kung-fu superstar Chen Kuan-tai were made for each other. A Robin Hood-like restaurant manager who socks it to the thugs in order to make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kuei Chih-Hung
CAST:  Chen Kuan-Tai  •  Karen Yip Leng-Chi  •  Tung Lam  •  Wai Wang

Shaw Brothers' number one action hit of 1975, and deservedly so. The character of one-man kung-fu dynamo Big Brother Cheng and kung-fu superstar Chen Kuan-tai were made for each other. A Robin Hood-like restaurant manager who socks it to the thugs in order to make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kuei Chih-Hung
CAST:  Chen Kuan-Tai  •  Karen Yip Leng-Chi  •  Tung Lam  •  Wai Wang

Disco Bumpkins (1980)

The film is about Fen, who hangs out with four total losers who are in "Macho Man" tank tops and what happens. Ching Li plays Selina, who is a commercial director who hires him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricky Chan
CAST:  George Lam  •  Ching Li  •  Robert Mak  •  Liu Lai-Ling

The film is about Fen, who hangs out with four total losers who are in "Macho Man" tank tops and what happens. Ching Li plays Selina, who is a commercial director who hires him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricky Chan
CAST:  George Lam  •  Ching Li  •  Robert Mak  •  Liu Lai-Ling

The Stud and the Nympho (1980)

The stud may be sued for divorce by his wife and cheated on by his mistress, but the nympho may be in even more trouble if she trusts someone who is actually a murderous lunatic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Siu Yam-Yam  •  Tang Shih

The stud may be sued for divorce by his wife and cheated on by his mistress, but the nympho may be in even more trouble if she trusts someone who is actually a murderous lunatic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Siu Yam-Yam  •  Tang Shih

The Cheeky Chap (1980)

Ma is a grinning and arrogant young man who believes himself invincible, and with fairly good reason. He intervenes to save Captain Kao from robbery, then aids and abets the robbery of an old man, whose daughter Chin he falls instantly in love with. The stolen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Wing-Cheung
CAST:  Wai Pak  •  Candy Wen Xue-Er  •  Yeung Chak-Lam  •  Wai Wang

Ma is a grinning and arrogant young man who believes himself invincible, and with fairly good reason. He intervenes to save Captain Kao from robbery, then aids and abets the robbery of an old man, whose daughter Chin he falls instantly in love with. The stolen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lee Wing-Cheung
CAST:  Wai Pak  •  Candy Wen Xue-Er  •  Yeung Chak-Lam  •  Wai Wang

Swift Sword (1980)

From the director known for giving Jackie Chan a break in his early kung-fu films, Ho Meng-hua strikes gold again with Swift Sword. Starring a menagerie of established Shaw Brothers' talent like kung-fu comedienne, Wang Yu, female kung-fu fighter Hui Ying-hung (the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Wong Yu  •  Nau Nau  •  Lo Lieh  •  Lily Li Li-Li

From the director known for giving Jackie Chan a break in his early kung-fu films, Ho Meng-hua strikes gold again with Swift Sword. Starring a menagerie of established Shaw Brothers' talent like kung-fu comedienne, Wang Yu, female kung-fu fighter Hui Ying-hung (the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ho Meng-Hua
CAST:  Wong Yu  •  Nau Nau  •  Lo Lieh  •  Lily Li Li-Li

36 Secrets of Courtship (1982)

Three lotharios vie to become principal of the Macho Man Training School, an extremely non-monastic institution dedicated to extremely non Shaolin-types of physical exertion, in this strange and erotic farce of the classic 36th Chamber Of Shaolin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Pei Ju-Hua  •  Tang Shih

Three lotharios vie to become principal of the Macho Man Training School, an extremely non-monastic institution dedicated to extremely non Shaolin-types of physical exertion, in this strange and erotic farce of the classic 36th Chamber Of Shaolin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Pei Ju-Hua  •  Tang Shih

Man Crazy (1982)

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DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Lam Yi-Wa  •  May Fung

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DIRECTION:  Lui Kei
CAST:  Ai Ti  •  Ling Tai  •  Lam Yi-Wa  •  May Fung

Pursuit of a Killer (1985)

This is one of those -"who did it" -murder movies put out by Shaw Brothers. In this one, a bunch of Mainlanders come to Hong Kong for a better life. Instead, these Mainlanders are jobless and wind up killing, robbing, and selling drugs for a Dai Lo. Tired of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Wong
CAST:  Lo Meng  •  Jason Pai Piao  •  Sun Chien  •  Chan Shen

This is one of those -"who did it" -murder movies put out by Shaw Brothers. In this one, a bunch of Mainlanders come to Hong Kong for a better life. Instead, these Mainlanders are jobless and wind up killing, robbing, and selling drugs for a Dai Lo. Tired of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Taylor Wong
CAST:  Lo Meng  •  Jason Pai Piao  •  Sun Chien  •  Chan Shen

The Falcon (1989)

Police thriller in which Taiwanese supercop Ko Keung is tucked in the middle of a nasty streetwar between gangs of arms dealers in Kaohsiung.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiang Ching-Long
CAST:  Eddie Chen  •  Wu Ma  •  Chiang Kao  •  Tu Kuei-Hua

Police thriller in which Taiwanese supercop Ko Keung is tucked in the middle of a nasty streetwar between gangs of arms dealers in Kaohsiung.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chiang Ching-Long
CAST:  Eddie Chen  •  Wu Ma  •  Chiang Kao  •  Tu Kuei-Hua
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