Warrior Tuan Changqing (Ti Lung) meets courtesan Liu Yinxi (Shih Szu) in a small town. Liu pleads Tuan to kill underworld master Guo Tiansheng (Ku Feng), known as the "Killer Doctor", in ... See full summary »
Madame Wu (Sibelle Hu) has been assigned to the Hong Kong Police Academy to train female Banshee Squad Members, next door to the male Tiger Squad Members lead by Inspector Kan (Shui-Fan ... See full summary »
The Buddha's Palm, a technique by which an ordinary hand is transformed into a formidable force. Ku, a blind recluse living in a cave, knows its secret, which proves to be as much a blessing as a curse as it attracts all manner of mayhem.
Entertaining remake of Sonny Chiba's SHOGUN'S SAMURAI
This is director/martial arts star Frankie Chan's unofficial remake of the Kinji Fukasaku film SHOGUN'S SAMURAI (1978). Instead of Japanese samurai in a period setting, we get modern day Chinese gangsters battling each other for the position left vacant after the mysterious death of their head honcho.
There's lots of well-choreographed kungfu and gunplay in this frenetically-paced flick, and Frankie Chan himself makes for a decent hero. On the downside, spectacular fighting femme Yukari Oshima has a rather minor role, and the story turns a bit ludicrous at times. Still, this is a solid piece of action film-making and probably Chan's best film next to the rollicking THE OUTLAW BROTHERS.
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