History Film / The36thChamberOfShaolin

15th Sep '16 1:54:17 PM bt888
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A failed assassination attempt by a rebel leader, inspires some young men to join the local Canton rebellion. Only for the Manchu government to find out about their involvement. In order to crush the local rebellion they begin a brutal campaign to exterminate the rebels, leaving one wounded and desperate student, Liu Yu-de, to seek refuge at a secretive monastery. Fueled by his desire for justice over his loss of family and friends at the hands of the Manchu, he undergoes a grueling program of martial arts training that hones his strength, agility, and endurance in order to defeat his enemies.

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A failed assassination attempt by a rebel leader, leader inspires some young men to join the local Canton rebellion. Only rebellion, only for the Manchu government to find out about their involvement. In order to crush the local rebellion they begin a brutal campaign to exterminate the rebels, leaving one wounded and desperate student, Liu Yu-de, to seek refuge at a secretive monastery. Fueled by his desire for justice over his loss of family and friends at the hands of the Manchu, he undergoes a grueling program of martial arts training that hones his strength, agility, and endurance in order to defeat his enemies.



* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The movie is based around the legendary Shaolin disciple, San Te.


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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The movie is based around the legendary Shaolin disciple, San Te.

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3rd Aug '15 11:53:46 AM Fluid
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* InstantExpert: Relatively speaking. San Te masters all the chambers in record time, and is promoted 8 times during the 5 years he is there.
16th Jun '14 9:56:25 PM Grif
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* UseYourHead: One of the 35 chambers is dedicated to teaching this. [[spoiler: Becomes a ChekhovsSkill in the final fight.]]

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* UseYourHead: One of the 35 chambers is dedicated to teaching this. [[spoiler: Becomes a ChekhovsSkill The Head Chamber conditions your head's toughness. San Te uses headbutts often in the final fight.]]subsequent fights.
30th Jun '13 7:38:15 AM NoirSon
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* DoNotCallMePaul: Liu Yu-de ultimately becomes San Te after spending his time within the Shaolin monastery.
25th Nov '12 12:38:25 PM JoeStrong
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* TrainingFromHell: The protagonist subjected to such training alongside other trainees at the temple, including carrying heavy buckets of water with hands held straight to the side (with blades that cut trainees into trainees sides when they lower their arms) and having to ring a bell with a heavy, long-handled hammer. With one arm, as long as one's wrists can take it.

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* TrainingFromHell: The protagonist subjected to such training alongside other trainees at the temple, including carrying heavy buckets of water with hands arms held straight out to the side sides (with blades bladed bracelets that cut trainees into trainees sides when trainees' ribs if they lower their arms) and having to ring a bell with a heavy, long-handled hammer. With one arm, as long as one's wrists can take it.
10th Oct '12 9:48:42 PM NoirSon
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* TranquilFury: [[spoiler: San Te after his training and exile]] can be called this as he completes his RoaringRampageOfRevenge while not really giving into being to excessive in doing it.
30th May '12 1:18:11 PM JoeStrong
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* UsingYourHead: One of the 35 chambers is dedicated to teaching this. [[spoiler: Becomes a ChekhovsSkill in the final fight.]]

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* UsingYourHead: UseYourHead: One of the 35 chambers is dedicated to teaching this. [[spoiler: Becomes a ChekhovsSkill in the final fight.]]
30th May '12 1:17:55 PM JoeStrong
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* TrainingFromHell: The protagonist subjected to such training alongside other trainees at the temple, including carrying heavy buckets of water with hands held straight to the side (with blades that cut trainees into trainees sides when they lower their arms) and having to ring a bell with a heavy, long-handled hammer. With one arm, as long as one's wrists can take it.

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* TrainingFromHell: The protagonist subjected to such training alongside other trainees at the temple, including carrying heavy buckets of water with hands held straight to the side (with blades that cut trainees into trainees sides when they lower their arms) and having to ring a bell with a heavy, long-handled hammer. With one arm, as long as one's wrists can take it. it.
* UsingYourHead: One of the 35 chambers is dedicated to teaching this. [[spoiler: Becomes a ChekhovsSkill in the final fight.]]
30th May '12 1:13:58 PM JoeStrong
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** ''If Shaolin techniques could be taught here, then the people could use them to fight Manchu troops! [[CaptainObvious That would be GOOD]]!''

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** ''If -->''If Shaolin techniques could be taught here, then the people could use them to fight Manchu troops! [[CaptainObvious That would be GOOD]]!''
30th May '12 1:13:28 PM JoeStrong
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* AndThatsTerrible: The English dubbing gives us this line:
**''If Shaolin techniques could be taught here, then the people could use them to fight Manchu troops! [[CaptainObvious That would be GOOD]]!''
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