The directorial debut of a genius,"The Iron Fisted Monk" from 1977 Enjoy! Movie Title:Iron Fisted Monk Year:1977 Director: Sammo Hung Chinese Title:三德和尚與舂米六 Action: Sammo Hung Stars; Sammo Hung, Chen Sing, Fung Hark On, Casanova Wong, Lam Ching Ying, James Tien, Wu Ma, Eric Tsang, Chung Faat, Mang Hoi, The Iron-Fisted Monk (1977) is Sammo Hung's brilliant directorial debut. Though the revenge plot is average for kung fu films of the time, the martial arts action and choreography are extraordinary. Iron-Fisted Monk marked the beginning of Hung's movie making prime. In the late 70's and early 80's Hung stared in and directed some of his best films including: Warriors Two, The Magnificent Butcher, The Prodigal Son, Knockabout and The Victim. The Iron-Fisted Monk was the film that got his directorial career rolling. In the Iron-Fisted Monk, Sammo Hung plays "Husker," a young civilian who is taken in and trained by Shaolin monks after his uncle was killed by the Manchus. Seeking vengeance he eventually leaves the temple. After a group of Manchu officials make trouble in a small town, Husker teams up with a local man named Liang and the "iron fisted monk" Brother Tak (Chan Sing) to finally bring justice to the evil Manchu officials.