Lasko - The Fist of God (2009– )
"Lasko - Die Faust Gottes" (original title)

TV Series  -   -  Action | Adventure
4.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.2/10 from 174 users  
Reviews: 1 user

A monk, dedicated equally to the discipline of the monastery and to the ancient secrets of martial arts, becomes a staunch defender of the poor. Wherever there is injustice or abuse of ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 27 Dec 2012
 
a list of 119 titles
created 01 Jan 2013
 
a list of 110 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 53 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lasko - The Fist of God (2009– )

Lasko - The Fist of God (2009– ) on IMDb 4.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lasko - The Fist of God.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2010   2009  
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Welcome to the future. Civilization has been obliterated by natural catastrophes and global economic collapse. In the rotting skeletons of once great cities, the remnants of mankind ... See full summary »

Director: Johannes Jaeger
Stars: Mathis Landwehr, Volkram Zschiesche, Christian Monz
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

The "Bloods" are the most intimidating and violent gang in the city. A lawless city... where gangs rule the streets... The vicious and blood thirsty murderer Slater is their leader. The ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Möller
Stars: Mike Möller, Volkram Zschiesche, Oliver Juhrs
A Case for Two (TV Series 1981)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Claus Theo Gärtner, Renate Kohn, Paul Frielinghaus
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two police inspectors and their team fight criminals they encounter on highways in Germany.

Stars: Erdogan Atalay, Gottfried Vollmer, Dietmar Huhn
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

The life story of German gangsta rapper, Bushido.

Director: Uli Edel
Stars: Bushido, Moritz Bleibtreu, Karoline Schuch
Lake Placid 2 (TV Movie 2007)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

In the sequel to the feature film, man-eating crocodiles return to the lake as two males and one aggressive female crocodile, which is protecting her nest, wreak havoc on the locals.

Director: David Flores
Stars: John Schneider, Sarah Lafleur, Sam McMurray
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Bora Dagtekin
Stars: Josefine Preuß, Elyas M'Barek, Anna Stieblich
Metal Hurlant Chronicles (TV Series 2012)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An anthology series in which each episode is a self-contained story set in a different world, with all stories linked together by an asteroid called the Metal Hurlant, which is passing ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Adkins, Karl E. Landler, Dominique Pinon
Short | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Krystof Zlatnik
Stars: Mathis Landwehr, Michael Higgs, Manon Kahle
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young priest gets an idea to pierce condoms before they are sold in order to increase the birth rate of his island.

Director: Vinko Bresan
Stars: Kresimir Mikic, Niksa Butijer, Marija Skaricic
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Bruder Lasko / ... (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
Stephan Bieker ...
 Bruder Gladius (15 episodes, 2009-2010)
...
 Abt Georg (8 episodes, 2010)
Oliver Bender ...
 Novize Michael (8 episodes, 2010)
Oliver Sauer ...
 Gunther von Kilian (8 episodes, 2010)
Niklas Kinzel ...
 Ringträger Lupus (8 episodes, 2010)
Sascha Girndt ...
 Ringträger Simon (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Karl Merkatz ...
 Bruder Magnus / ... (7 episodes, 2009)
Norman Matt ...
 Lasko (7 episodes, 2009)
Edit

Storyline

A monk, dedicated equally to the discipline of the monastery and to the ancient secrets of martial arts, becomes a staunch defender of the poor. Wherever there is injustice or abuse of power, Lasko makes use equally of wisdom and kicks to help the weakest. Written by Ken Carlton

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Adventure

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

18 June 2009 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Lasko  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(15 episodes)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Death Train (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Decent surprise
28 June 2009 | by (Bonn, Germany) – See all my reviews

For the first time in like ages this show has done something quite amazing for a German TV show: it doesn't suck.

If you're not familiar with German TV shows you might think "So what?". But if you're familiar with them you probably know that many German shows have at least one of the following problems: there is no adequate budget, the scripts are boring/ridiculous/... and many actors perform like they never visited a drama school. This renders many shows unwatchable if you're used to quality shows from the UK and US.

Now, I won't say this show is perfect, far from it. On the positive side, first comes Mathis Landwehr as Lasko. He may be a bit stiff on the acting side but is a great fighter and IMHO a good choice for the title role. The other cast members are okay. The fighting scenes are pretty spectacular for a TV show, I think they are on the same level as US shows. You can see that the producers have collected a decent budget so they can afford location shooting and some nice looking visual effects. The basic story principle is interesting and has a lot of potential.

Now, on the down side, the most problematic thing are, as usual, the scripts. The basic approach should be a serialized episode form where an overall story arc is established (something is indicated with the Ares organisation but not really elaborated). Instead we get too many "mystery-of-the-week" episodes. Then, even for a genre TV show like this, some things are way too convenient/unbelievable (like the takeover of German air-traffic control). The portrayal of the BKA, like a small incompetent agency where you can come and go as you wish, seems extremely far-fetched. Another crucial thing the show is missing so far is a proper antagonist for the main hero (which should be played by a really good actor, see i.e. Die Hard, Lost etc.). The writers had the chance of establishing not one but two of them (two female mercenaries) in the first episode, but they decided to kill them off. Quintus was going in the right direction but this character was killed too. Some smaller issues which should be fixed are a few of the more obvious visual effects (green screen effects of characters driving in cars) and the absence of a memorable opening theme/sequence.

All in all this show is a decent surprise. I like what I've seen so far and hope the writers will come up with good stories in the future. You should give the show a chance...


11 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Lasko - The Fist of God (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?