I saw this movie back in the summer of 91, back when my friend and I decided to rent every movie in the kung fu section. Back then rentals were .99 and because it was VHS, there were a lot of exotic titles.
I love watching old campy kung fu movies because they try a lot of innovations, and you can really imagine what its like to make this movie.
The film itself I remember having something to do with some Chinese guys in the old west. I remember there were 2 or 3 heros, and one of them had the talent of throwing coins with deadly accuracy. Also there is some weird love scene in the movie which looks like a rape but isn't one.
One of the innovations in this film is the closeup reaction shot. A person has a perfectly straight face, and then acts surprised, but only changes face expression. Its hard to explain, but its a laugh to watch.
Another innovation is the warping of locations. During the fight sequences a guy will often kick the other guy, and they will end up in a completely different location, I think one fight went from a field into a town, and then into a river.
I've seen so many movies since 91, but this movie which I've only seen once left such a lasting impression on me, i'd really recommend it for people who enjoy campy movies. Movies like this are campy but still fun to watch.
I'd pick this movie over anything with crazy jet li style wire fighting any time.
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