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Larry Chin has sneaked into the United States via the port of UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco to search for his brother, who disappeared some time before. He crosses paths with Stud Brown, and they combine their efforts to intervene in a gang war, stop a flood of drugs into the ghetto (the Watts area of UsefulNotes/LosAngeles), keep one step ahead of a corrupt cop and find Larry's brother. The film combines elements of {{Blaxploitation}} and MartialArtsMovie styles.

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Larry Chin (Creator/AlanTang) has sneaked into the United States via the port of UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco to search for his brother, who disappeared some time before. He crosses paths with Stud Brown, and they combine their efforts to intervene in a gang war, stop a flood of drugs into the ghetto (the Watts area of UsefulNotes/LosAngeles), keep one step ahead of a corrupt cop and find Larry's brother. The film combines elements of {{Blaxploitation}} and MartialArtsMovie styles.

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* LukeIAmYourFather: [[spoiler:The brother who Larry Chin has been searching for? Turns out to be the head gangster Wei, the film's BigBad.]]

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* AndIMustScream: A particularly twisted version as Razor [[spoiler:tortures the mute Sarah to death]].


* LargeHam: Smiling Man, an unusually {{Badass}} example.

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* LargeHam: Smiling Man, an unusually {{Badass}} badass example.


Larry Chin has sneaked into the United States via the port of UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco to search for his brother, who disappeared some time before. He crosses paths with Stud Brown, and they combine their efforts to stop a gang war, halt a flood of drugs into the ghetto (the Watts area of UsefulNotes/LosAngeles), keep one step ahead of a corrupt cop and find Larry's brother. The film combines elements of {{Blaxploitation}} and MartialArtsMovie styles.

CinematicTitanic riffed on the film for several live shows, one of which was released on DVD.

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Larry Chin has sneaked into the United States via the port of UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco to search for his brother, who disappeared some time before. He crosses paths with Stud Brown, and they combine their efforts to stop intervene in a gang war, halt stop a flood of drugs into the ghetto (the Watts area of UsefulNotes/LosAngeles), keep one step ahead of a corrupt cop and find Larry's brother. The film combines elements of {{Blaxploitation}} and MartialArtsMovie styles.

CinematicTitanic WebVideo/CinematicTitanic riffed on the film for several live shows, one of which was released on DVD.



* NeverHurtAnInnocent: Averted: Razor kills both [[spoiler:Sarah and Burke's girlfriend]].

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* NeverHurtAnInnocent: Averted: Averted; Razor kills both [[spoiler:Sarah and Burke's girlfriend]].


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* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Stud empties a six-shot rifle into Razor.
* TragicVillain: The film takes a stab at portraying Burke as one, showing him begging Wei for more bribe money and having him express his unhappiness with the position he has put himself in:
-->'''Burke:''' You know, sometimes I think I'm crazy, but I used to be a good cop. I really was. What am I now? Nothing, that's what. I could've been different. But oh, no, I had to make it big. Lots of money, the works. What am I, just a dirty cop? ... Ah, the hell with it. I'm stuck. And what's worse is, I like it. I like the dirt and the and the clout goes with it. Who the hell am I kidding?


* {{Blaxploitation}}



* FilmsOfThe1970s



* MartialArtsMovie


* SnakePit: Kung Fat and his henchmen throw Larry into a stone pit, then throw a single snake in after him.

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* SnakePit: Kung Fat and his henchmen throw Larry into a stone pit, then throw a single snake in after him.him.
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* {{Blaxploitation}}


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* FilmsOfThe1970s


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* MartialArtsMovie


* TheSeventies: Oh, so much.

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* TheSeventies: Oh, so much.much.
* SnakePit: Kung Fat and his henchmen throw Larry into a stone pit, then throw a single snake in after him.


Larry Chin has sneaked into the United States via the port of San Francisco to search for his brother, who disappeared some time before. He crosses paths with Stud Brown, and they combine their efforts to stop a gang war, halt a flood of drugs into Watts, keep one step ahead of a corrupt cop and find Larry's brother. The film combines elements of {{Blaxploitation}} and MartialArtsMovie styles.

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Larry Chin has sneaked into the United States via the port of San Francisco UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco to search for his brother, who disappeared some time before. He crosses paths with Stud Brown, and they combine their efforts to stop a gang war, halt a flood of drugs into Watts, the ghetto (the Watts area of UsefulNotes/LosAngeles), keep one step ahead of a corrupt cop and find Larry's brother. The film combines elements of {{Blaxploitation}} and MartialArtsMovie styles.



* ChainedHeat: Larry and Stud spend part of the film handcuffed to each other.
** At one point, Larry somehow easily takes off his jacket despite still being handcuffed to Stud.



* HitchhikerHeroes: Larry and Stud flag down Betty Fon, who drives them to Los Angeles. She later assists Larry in trying to find his brother.



-->'''Mary Jo Pehl:''' It sounds like they're hitting each other with bags full of groceries!

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-->'''Mary Jo Pehl:''' It sounds like they're hitting each other with bags full of groceries!groceries.



* MrExposition: The conversation between Wei and Razor at the start of the film establishes the basic plot, as they touch on Larry, the drugs and Smiling Man.

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* MrExposition: The conversation between Wei and Razor at the start of the film establishes the basic plot, as they touch on Larry, the drugs drugs, Burke and Smiling Man.


* CuteMute: Sarah.
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Larry's flashbacks to the death of his wife are tinted in red.
* DisproportionateRetribution: Larry's cousin is killed in a car bomb a few minutes after giving Larry an address to find his brother.



* MrExposition: The conversation between Wei and Razor at the start of the film establishes the basic plot, as they touch on Larry, the drugs and Smiling Man.

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* LiteralCliffhanger: The climactic fight between Larry and Wei while both are driving on a mountainous road.
* MrExposition: The conversation between Wei and Razor at the start of the film establishes the basic plot, as they touch on Larry, the drugs and Smiling Man.Man.
* NeverHurtAnInnocent: Averted: Razor kills both [[spoiler:Sarah and Burke's girlfriend]].
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Burke hurls a few racial slurs along the way, which sound even more crude and jarring now than when the film was first released.
* TheSeventies: Oh, so much.

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''East Meets Watts'' (also released as ''Dynamite Brothers'') is a 1974 film directed by Al Adamson.

Larry Chin has sneaked into the United States via the port of San Francisco to search for his brother, who disappeared some time before. He crosses paths with Stud Brown, and they combine their efforts to stop a gang war, halt a flood of drugs into Watts, keep one step ahead of a corrupt cop and find Larry's brother. The film combines elements of {{Blaxploitation}} and MartialArtsMovie styles.

CinematicTitanic riffed on the film for several live shows, one of which was released on DVD.

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!!This film provides examples of:

* DirtyCop: Burke.
* KungFoley: Lots of it.
-->'''Mary Jo Pehl:''' It sounds like they're hitting each other with bags full of groceries!
* LargeHam: Smiling Man, an unusually {{Badass}} example.
* MrExposition: The conversation between Wei and Razor at the start of the film establishes the basic plot, as they touch on Larry, the drugs and Smiling Man.

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