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* ExtendableArms: La Seng, the Indian fighter. It's believed that Dhalism of ''StreetFighter'' fame is based on this character.

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* ExtendableArms: La Seng, the Seng is an Indian fighter. It's believed that Dhalism of ''StreetFighter'' fame is based on this character.man with the power to extend his arms to an absurd length.


* KungFoley: Quite a lot, being a Shaw Brothers film from the 70s. Most noticeable with the flying guillotine, which makes a gunshot sound whenever it's thrown.

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* KungFoley: Quite a lot, being a Shaw Brothers wuxia film from the 70s. Most noticeable with the flying guillotine, which makes a gunshot sound whenever it's thrown.


** The Japanese villain of the film is a particularly duplicitous fighter who claims to "win without a knife" but conceals knives in his tonfa. Taiwanese people of the period had a low opinion of Japan due to having been occupied by the nation during World War II.

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** The Japanese villain of the film is a particularly duplicitous fighter who claims to "win without a knife" but conceals knives in his tonfa. Taiwanese people of the period had a low opinion of Japan due to having been occupied by the nation during from 1895 until after World War II.


The film concerns Yu's one-armed martial arts master being stalked by an Imperial assassin named Fung Sheng Wu Chi, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to lay low are unsuccessful when the assassin soon tracks him down with the help of his three subordinates competing in the tournament: a Thai boxer named Nai Men, an Indian named Yoga Tro La Seng, and a Japanese kobujutsu user nicknamed "'Wins-without-a-knife' Yakuma."

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The film concerns Yu's Creator/JimmyWangYu's one-armed martial arts master being stalked by an Imperial assassin named Fung Sheng Wu Chi, the master of two fighters (the Tibetan Lamas) who were killed in the previous film. When the One-Armed Boxer is invited to attend a martial arts tournament, his efforts to lay low are unsuccessful when the assassin soon tracks him down with the help of his three subordinates competing in the tournament: a Thai boxer named Nai Men, an Indian named Yoga Tro La Seng, and a Japanese kobujutsu user nicknamed "'Wins-without-a-knife' Yakuma."

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* CreatorProvincialism: This Taiwan/Hong Kong film portrays a multicultural tournament where the ethnically Chinese fighters are the best.


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* TakeThat:
** The villain of the film is a former Imperial assassin. Taiwan's long-time president Chang Kai-chek was a leader in the revolution that overthrew the Imperial regime.
** The Japanese villain of the film is a particularly duplicitous fighter who claims to "win without a knife" but conceals knives in his tonfa. Taiwanese people of the period had a low opinion of Japan due to having been occupied by the nation during World War II.


* {{Brownface}}: La Seng, the Indian, is played by a Chinese man. The effect they use to try and pull it off is [[SpecialEffectsFailure hilariously awful.]]

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* {{Brownface}}: La Seng, the Indian, is played by a Chinese man. The effect they use to try and pull it off is [[SpecialEffectsFailure hilariously awful.]]It's pretty obvious.


''Master of the Flying Guillotine'' is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''Film/OneArmedBoxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One-Armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine''. It is (also)loosely based of the film ''Film/FlyingGuillotine''.

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''Master of the Flying Guillotine'' is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''Film/OneArmedBoxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One-Armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine''. It is (also)loosely (also) loosely based of the film ''Film/FlyingGuillotine''.


''Master of the Flying Guillotine'' is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''One-Armed Boxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One-Armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine''. It is (also)loosely based of the film ''Film/FlyingGuillotine''.

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''Master of the Flying Guillotine'' is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''One-Armed Boxer'', ''Film/OneArmedBoxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One-Armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine''. It is (also)loosely based of the film ''Film/FlyingGuillotine''.


* TryingToCatchMeFightingDirty: "Wins Without a Knife" has the decency to look shifty after pulling out his (gasp!) knife.


''Master of the Flying Guillotine'' is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''One-Armed Boxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One-Armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine''.

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''Master of the Flying Guillotine'' is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''One-Armed Boxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One-Armed Boxer vs. the Flying Guillotine''.
Guillotine''. It is (also)loosely based of the film ''Film/FlyingGuillotine''.



''Film/TheGuillotines'' (2012) is a loose {{remake}}.


This film is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''Film/OneArmedBoxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One Armed Boxer Vs. the Flying Guillotine''.

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''Master of the Flying Guillotine''
is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film ''Film/OneArmedBoxer'', ''One-Armed Boxer'', and thus the film is also known as ''One-Armed Boxer 2'' and ''The One Armed One-Armed Boxer Vs.vs. the Flying Guillotine''.



Master of the Flying Guillotine is considered a classic martial arts movie and has influenced many films of the genre that followed. It enjoyed a recent surge of popularity when ''Film/KillBill'' referenced the villain's {{leitmotif}}, an excerpt of the song "Super 16" by Music/{{Neu}}.

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Master ''Master of the Flying Guillotine Guillotine'' is considered a classic martial arts movie and has influenced many films of the genre that followed. It enjoyed a recent surge of popularity when ''Film/KillBill'' referenced the villain's {{leitmotif}}, an excerpt of the song "Super 16" by Music/{{Neu}}.



!!Master of the Flying Guillotine provides examples of:

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!!Master !!''Master of the Flying Guillotine Guillotine'' provides examples of:


* {{Badass}}: Even without the dreaded Flying Guillotine, Fung Sheng Wu Chi is not a man you want to fuck with.


* 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.


This film is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film One Armed Boxer, and thus the film is also known as One-Armed Boxer 2 and The One Armed Boxer Vs. the Flying Guillotine.

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This film is a 1975 Taiwanese / Hong Kong martial arts film starring Jimmy Wang Yu, who also wrote and directed the film. It is a sequel to Yu's 1971 film One Armed Boxer, ''Film/OneArmedBoxer'', and thus the film is also known as One-Armed ''One-Armed Boxer 2 2'' and The ''The One Armed Boxer Vs. the Flying Guillotine.
Guillotine''.



* AntagonistTitle: The ''Master of the Flying Guillotine'' title refers to the villain.



* UnderdogsNeverLose

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* UnderdogsNeverLoseUnderdogsNeverLose


** ...kinda? There's no ''proof'' that it existed, but this is hardly the first film to come up with the idea and it dates back to some really old Chinese folklore, so it may not be as fictitious as it seems.

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