When director Chang Chen found new talent and blood with "The Five Venoms" actors, most of which were trained in the highly acrobatic Chinese opera and well versed with exotic martial arts ... See full summary »
Phillip Chung-Fung Kwok,
Director Chang Cheh reunites the Five Venoms in his second biggest cult hit in the West. It's Lo Meng's most memorable performances whose showdown with fellow Venom Kuo Chue is artistically violent while being graphically artsy.
Skilled fighter Sung Li Ting is looking for a Kung Fu master who can beat him in battle and teach him new techniques. Shaolin monk Shao Si Yer introduces Sung Li to the Shaolin teachings, ... See full summary »
This is a total spoof of all the Ninja TVs from Japan by Hong Kong movie studio. It has more ninjas than any ninja movie or TV made in Japan, and fight scenes are more kung-fu than sword fighting, but it's entertaining. If you figure in a brothel into the above picture, you get a pretty good idea what this movie is all about.
I think what they left out of the title is Sex. Because there're lots of Ninjas, killing, and ...fair amount of sex in this movie, all done in good humor .... "try a Japanese style .... ?".
First of a trilogy, this movie is one (actually three) of a kind Hong Kong movie that's pretty well made and entertaining to watch. It's surprising that this movie series isn't better known in this country (maybe not enough airtime on TV due to its graphical contents ?). Little too much sex to be a cult classic, but it deserves a place in HK cinema history.
Recommended if you can find a copy.
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