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Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
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A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.

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(manga "Riki-oh"), (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
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Mei Sheng Fan ...
Assistant Warden (as Faan Mooi Saang)
Ka-Kui Ho ...
Yukari Ôshima ...
Yomi - Huang Chaun
Chi-leung Chan ...
Narumi - Hai
Tetsurô Tanba ...
Master Zhang Shan-Gui
Gloria Yip ...
Keiko - Riki's Girlfriend
Philip Kwok ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Lung Biu ...
Yiu-Sing Cheung ...
Ling Chi-Hung ...
Chi-Shing Chiu ...
Kwok-Ping Choi ...
Choi Gin-Shing ...
William Ho Ka-Kui ...
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Storyline

The story is set in the year of 2001 in a prison owned by a major company. A new prisoner sees his friends being harassed and killed by the guards and seeks his revenge. Written by Martin Blom <Martin.Blom@hks.se>

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The Greatest Hong Kong Martial Arts Action Revenge Gore-Soaked Prision Breakout Love Story Cult Film of 1991 Ever Put on DVD!!! (2010 Media Blasters Remastered DVD Edition)


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Rated R for strong violence and gore, and for some drug content | See all certifications »

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5 October 1991 (Japan)  »

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Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky  »

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Trivia

So much fake blood was used in the "Meat Grinder" finale that Siu-Wong Fan could not wash the red off his skin for three days. See more »

Goofs

When Ricky punches down the prison wall, the wires pulling the chunks of debris are clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Rikki O/Eric: [Covered in the blood of Tarzan] Enough! We're human beings! HUUUMAAAAN BEEEEIIIINGS!
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Referenced in What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) See more »

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Kick Ass Kung Fu/Gore Flick
13 September 2005 | by (St. John's Abortion Clinic) – See all my reviews

STORY OF RICKY is a really fun, gory mix of kung-fu action, horror and comedy all in one. The deal: Ricky is sent to prison after he kills the guys that murder his girlfriend. Ricky gets on the wrong side of the corrupt prison guards and inmates that run the prison when he champions the causes of the weaker inmates...But little do the enemies know that Ricky is a comic-bookesque beast of a fighter - and he proceeds to prove his skills in several gory (and oftentimes hilarious) fight scenes. The acting is ridiculous, the Fx are mostly cheesy, the English language dub is so horrible it's hilarious (and honestly one of the best parts of the film...), and an ending that is completely retarded, STORY OF RICKY is just plain fun. Plenty of the red stuff to keep the goreheads happy, and anyone who enjoys B-movies should really appreciate this one. definitely recommended 8 1/2 out of 10


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