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Infra-Man (1975)

Zhong guo chao ren (original title)
PG | | Action, Sci-Fi | 1975 (USA)
Princess Dragon Mom and her mutant army have arisen, and only Inframan can stop them!

Director:

Shan Hua

Writer:

Kuang Ni
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Cast

Credited cast:
Danny Lee ... Rayma / Inframan (as Hsui-Hsien Li)
Hsieh Wang ... Professor Liu Ying-Te
Terry Liu ... Demon Princess Elizebub
Man-Tzu Yuan ... Liu Mei-Mei
Dana ... Demon Witch-Eye (as Shu-Yi Tsen)
Bruce Le ... Sergeant Lu Hsiao-Lung (as Chien-Lung Huang)
Yang Chiang ... Liutenant Chu Chi-Kuang
Wen-Wei Lin ... Chu Ming
Wei Lu Wei Lu
Lu Sheng Lu Sheng ... Hsiao Hu (Juvenile)
Fanny Leung Fanny Leung ... (as Man-Yi Liang)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shao-Chia Chen
Chok Chow Cheung
Chuen Chiang
Shao-Lin Chiang
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Storyline

The ten million year-old Princess Dragon Mom (Terry Liu) attempts to conquer the earth with her legion of mutant monsters. In response, Professor Chang (Wang Hsieh) creates Inframan, turning a young volunteer into a bionic superhero to save the world. However, the Princess kidnaps Chang's daughter. Can Inframan save her and the planet before it's too late? Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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The man beyond bionics. See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

In the original Chinese version, Princess Dragon Mom's name is said to be Demon Princess Elzebub. This is a play on Beelzebub, a name meaning "Lord of the Flies" attributed to both a Biblical idol and the devil. See more »

Goofs

When the professor filled his syringe, you can see a good amount of air in it just before he made an injection to Infaman. Our hero must have died of air embolism. See more »

Quotes

Princess Dragon Mom: Greetings to you, Earthlings, I am Princess Dragon Mom. I have taken over this planet, now I own the Earth and you'll be my slaves for all eternity.
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Alternate Versions

The US English-dubbed version has a completely different title sequence (except for when the "transformation" animation from the background of the original HK credit sequence has been reworked into the beginning of the US credits), replaces & deletes some of the original music (as well as adding library music into appropriate scenes), and all of the sequences of Lei-Ma's standard transformation into Inframan have been snipped. See more »


Soundtracks

Music
from Urutora sebun (1967)
Composed by Toru Fuyuki
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User Reviews

 
A mix of Tokusatsu and 1970s kung-fu, it delivers what he promises.

Shaw Brothers is mostly known for their kung fu films, but they did occasionally try things outside of their wheelhouse namely Mighty Peking Man and Super Infra Man. Super Inframan is your basic rubber suit monster battle but filtered through the lense of Hong Kong kung fu flicks complete with bad audio syncing and out of place sounding impact shots. In terms of plot.....Image if you had an entire seasons worth of Power Rangers plots squished into 90 minutes and compressed the storytelling into about 20 minutes filling the rest with action scenes. The movie is non stop action and unapologetically silly and if you're a fan of silly monster movies or kung fu flicks you'll find something to like. Just don't expect much of a coherent narrative.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Infra-Man See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Shaw Brothers See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (Infrasound)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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