The Prodigal Son

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The Prodigal Son (1981, HK) is a Martial Arts film directed by Sammo Hung

The Prodigal Son

Main Details

  • Released in 1981
  • Color
  • Running time: 100 minutes
  • Distribution Co: Golden Harvest
  • Directed by Sammo Hung
  • Produced by Raymond Chow
  • Written by Sammo Hung, Barry Wong
  • Starring Sammo Hung, Yuen Biao, Lam Ching-ying, Frankie Chan
  • Music by Frankie Chan, Philip Chan Fei-lap
  • Cinematography by Ricky Lau
  • Edited by Cheung Yiu-chung

Plot Summary

  • A rich man's son (Yuen Biao) believes himself to be the best Kung Fu fighter in Canton. Unfortunately, his father, anxious for his son's safety, bribes all his opponents to lose. After a humiliating defeat at the hands of an actor in a traveling theatre company, the son resolves to find a better teacher.
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