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The Avenging Fist (2001)

Kuen sun (original title)
A futuristic research compound develops a new police tool called the Power Glove. Supposedly, it gives the wearer incredible powers by letting him tap into the 'unused 80%' of his mental ... See full summary »

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(as Andrew Lau),

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(as Thirteen Chan)
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Nova / Kong
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Iron Surfer
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Erika
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Belle
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Thunder
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Jazz
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Combat 21
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Aunt Wing
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Young Inspector Dark
Ka Ho Yu ...
Sing
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Iron Surfer's 1st Opponent
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Bo-Yee Chan
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A futuristic research compound develops a new police tool called the Power Glove. Supposedly, it gives the wearer incredible powers by letting him tap into the 'unused 80%' of his mental potential. It turns out that the glove also enables the wearer to take over the minds of others, and one unbalanced police volunteer tries to use this to stage a coup. In the end, one of the three test cops is killed, another survives to stay on the force, and the rogue cop makes his escape. 20 years later, the dead officer's son gives away his identity by using his father's personal martial arts technique in a fighting competition, thus drawing the attention of both the remaining good and evil supercops. The kids and the old guys must then start getting ready for a multi-generational final battle of good vs. evil. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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7 December 2001 (Hong Kong)  »

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The Avenging Fist  »

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Trivia

The film was originally meant to be Jing Wong's take on the "Tekken" video game. However, Wong did not have permission from Namco to use the "Tekken" name and even at the end of the film, it states that the film is not based on or related to any of the "Tekken" video games and is not licensed by Namco Limited. Yet, Nova is modeled after Jin Kazama, Iron Surfer is modeled after Hwoarang, Iron Surfer's opponent in his first fight is modeled after Bryan Fury, Nova's dad is modeled after Kazuya Mishima and Dark 21 is apparently modeled after Heihachi Mishima (even though it is clear Dark 21 and Nova's father are not related in the film). See more »

Goofs

The position of Yuen Biao's metal mask varies from scene to scene - sometimes in the correct position, sometimes too low on his face so his nose appears much longer than it really is. See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of the film, the film reads "Important notice: The movie is not based on or related to any of the "Tekken" video games and is not licensed by Namco Limited". See more »

Connections

Version of Tekken (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

An Quan Gan (Sense of Security)
Music and Lyrics by Leehom Wang
Performed by Leehom Wang
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The worst film I have seen since the Matrix Revolutions
24 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

The film is a dreadful bore filled with cheesy special effects and lousy young actors. This is the stupidest movie to come out in years. Please avoid it.

I paid a dollar to rent this and I feel ripped off.

Power glove may be the most retarded concept in movies I have ever seen.

The fighting in this movie sucks.

Absolutely dreadful.

I can not emphasize enough to how bad this film is and

why you should avoid it.

The only decent thing about the film is the women aren't bad looking.


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