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Five Element Ninjas (1982)

Ren zhe wu di (original title)
A young martial artist seeks revenge on the Ninja who kills his martial arts brothers and teacher. He finds help in the form of a new teacher (who knows Ninjitsu) and new brothers. Together... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tien-Chi Cheng ...
Shao Tien-hao
Tien Hsiang Lung ...
Brother Li
Meng Lo ...
Shi Shang
Wai-Man Chan ...
Chin Tien Chun (as Hui-Min Chen)
Pei Hsi Chen ...
Senji
Li Wang ...
Lien Mu
Ke Chu ...
Kwon Hon
Tai-Ping Yu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shen Chan
Yung Chan
Kuo Chao
Hui-men Chen ...
Chien Yuan
Hung Chen
Yiu-Sing Cheung ...
(as Yao-Hsing Chang)
Kin Ping Chow
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A young martial artist seeks revenge on the Ninja who kills his martial arts brothers and teacher. He finds help in the form of a new teacher (who knows Ninjitsu) and new brothers. Together the four pupils face the Five Element Ninja challenge: Wood, Earth, Gold, Water, and Fire. Written by Anonymous

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Five complete elements, one surviving ninja, what could possibly go wrong?

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21 April 1982 (Hong Kong)  »

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Chinese Super Ninjas  »

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Referenced in Ying zi jun tuan (1986) See more »

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ONE OF THE UNDISPUTED SHAW BROTHERS MASTERPIECES!!!
5 April 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Since the previous comments have pretty much nailed it on this one, all I have to add is that if you've only seen this in the seriously edited- for-television version that ran as part of the BLACK BELT THEATER/DRIVE-IN MOVIE package back in the '80's, seek out the version that can still be found for rental in some video shops. The uncut ending is a real mind-blower!!! However, this film is so good that even edited it turned enough of us on back in the days to keep us tuning in every Saturday afternoon for years.


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