The Shaolin Temple

Synopsis: The Tang emperor is betrayed by one of his generals, who installs himself as emperor in the East Capital. The son of one of his slave workers escapes to the Shaolin Temple, learns kung fu, and sets out to kill the traitor, who killed his father. The monks have to help him, and in the process, they save the true emperor, who rewards them greatly. Based on a true story from Shaolin folklore, but highly fictionalized.
Genre: Action, Drama
Director(s): Hsin-Yen Chang
  1 nomination.
95 min

Staying here, the government will notice

You mean we should kick them out?

Tell them

They are Zhen Chengong's people

change into monk apprentice's clothes


How many people still want to get in?

only 3 left. They're determined.

Hope they're really here to learn.

They all are.

Manyue, help them to get up.


Go, I'd rather die if I can't get in.

Buddha, please have mercy.

We're new here. I'm Fang Shiyu.

Huang Xonghan, Lin Guangrau,Zhu Dao

It seems you've suffered a lot.

Finally I got my wish fulfilled.

Brother Fang is in the temple.

You must have learnt a lot already.

It depends.

I've been making fire here.

Lin Guangrau, Zhu Dao, go to the library.

Huang Xonghan, go to the kitchen.

Good. You're my co-worker now.

Learning to be a good chef isn't that bad.

Can martial arts be learnt in a library?

Who knows

We're here now; Should be okay, I guess

We'd better get some sleep

Gotta get up before dawn.

Can't learn anything if you're late.

Taking care of the books is important.

only one person can be in charge.

I'll teach body-lifting to the other

Who would like to take care of books?

Zhu Dao, please give me a chance

I'll be grateful to you my whole life

You have to open all the books.

Then, flip the pages constantly.

Do you understand?

Yes, I understand.

You follow me.

Master, there're no words in the book.

It's just whether you can or cannot see

I observed you when you just got here

You've got potential for body-lifting

Thank you, master.

Tie it on.

Each weighs 15 catties each,

there is 60 catties of iron

Don't take it off until I say so.


Don't stop jumping.

Have you just been making fire all along?

Not really.

What then? Cooking people for eating!

Can you get out of my way?

You're so unreasonable.

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