Two friends from rival schools are turned against one another by a jealous chief who wants to eliminate those whose fighting styles may rival his own.
Did You Know?
The hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, from Staten Island NY, took their name from this film. The group also referred to Staten Island as "Shaolin" in their lyrics, and sampled the English dub of this film throughout their first album, "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)" See more
When the lord throws his sword at the wall during the wu-tang/shaolin contest, it hits with the blade full-length, flat, against it. In the next shot, it is stuck in the wall. See more
A game of chess, is like a sword fight. You must think first, before you move.
Referenced in Zero Dark Thirty