* CultClassic
* DawsonCasting: As with many martial arts flicks, the old master is played by a much younger actor.
* FountainOfExpies: Several characters actually went on to be {{Expy}}s in other martial arts movies. Some of them got [[{{Expy}} expied]] into {{Fighting Game}}s making this a very influential film.
* SequelDisplacement: It has eclipsed the original ''One-Armed Boxer'' film.