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Mi Wey is a local hero named after "Killer Meteors", his secret weapon which makes him invincible. However, when "Immortal" Wa Wu Bin, another powerful local character seeks his assistance, "Killer meteor" will face the greatest and the deadliest challenge of his life. Written by
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if you didn't rent this at some seedy VHS place as a kid, you probably won't like this as much as I do
This one gets trashed for two reasons: 1: it's advertised as a Jackie Chan movie while he gets very little screen time in a rare villain role, and 2: Lo Wei's reputation has been somewhat disgraced by all the triad dirt, regardless of his skills as a director. Yeah, this film (like all his post-Bruce Lee stuff) is trash, but a lot of these movies were trash. That's part of the fun.
On its own terms, this is a great so-bad-it's-good kung-fu flick filled with hilarious dubbing, lots of blood and surprisingly pretty locations. The plot is a pathetic mess, but to be honest, the same is true for most films with wuxia leanings.
The confusion starts in the first scene. A bunch of minor characters who are barely referred to again throughout the entire movie spend 5~ minutes stealing some jewel and fighting over it. Cut to Jimmy Wang Yu relaxing in a forest as various thugs worship him and cut off their own fingers in sacrifice. Basically, Wang Yu's character is some kind of self-proclaimed deity who extorts criminals for a living. This guy's the protagonist? Chalk it up to cultural differences, or...? What follows is a bunch of totally nonsensical plot twists, over-the-top violence (including people melting) and gratuitous sexism. A lot of fun.
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