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Kung Fu Killer (2008)

Not Rated | | Action | TV Movie 17 August 2008
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A Caucasian monk in Shanghai infiltrates the underworld to find the killers of his spiritual female Grandmaster.


Philip Spink
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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Carradine ... Crane
Daryl Hannah ... Jane
Jimmy Taenaka ... Bingo
Kay Tong Lim Kay Tong Lim ... Khan (as Lim Kay Tong)
Yu Beng Lim ... Bai (as Lim Yu-Beng)
Osric Chau ... Lang Han
Christian Lee Christian Lee ... Tong (as Christian Joel Lee)
Yan Wu Yan Yan Wu Yan ... Lian (as Yan Yan Wu)
Pei-Pei Cheng ... Myling (as Cheng Pei Pei)
Gary Peterman ... Hoggins
Nic Rhind Nic Rhind ... Peter Marshall
Rosalind Pho Rosalind Pho ... Wei
Vasilios E. Vasilios E. ... Sergenov
Yin Long Han Yin Long Han ... Toad (as Han Yin Long)
Nolan Willard Nolan Willard ... Young Crane


A Caucasian monk in Shanghai infiltrates the underworld to find the killers of his spiritual female Grandmaster.

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17 August 2008 (USA) See more »

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Mediocre, but you can do with far worse
18 April 2014 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

Kung Fu Killer did seem interesting concept-wise and for the two most well-known stars of the mini-series David Carradine and Daryl Hannah. Execution-wise, Kung Fu Killer is very lacking and could have been much better but it isn't a complete waste of time. The best things about it are the scenery, the production design and Carradine. The scenery is absolutely gorgeous and makes you wish you were there, the production design and costumes are equally handsome and give a real sense of time and place and Carradine plays his role with authority and dignity. Anya is very charismatic as well, and while not as memorable Osric Chau is above average as well. The same cannot be said for Hannah though, whose role is almost completely needless and she looks disconnected throughout, she has also looked much better than she does here. The choreography and violence is well-choreographed and exciting on the most part, but more finesse in the editing and less of a hard-to-take approach would have been welcome, parts did feel very unsubtle and too much. While the scenery and production look great, the photography is murky and the editing isn't always completely smooth. The music is not sluggish or forgettable as such, in fact there are some memorable parts and there is a sense of tempo, but it has an oft tendency of drowning out the dialogue and could have been toned down more. The dialogue isn't really all that much to write home about, a lot of it is corny and simplistic with need of more flow. Outside the concept and some of the action sequences the story isn't really all that engaging, it could have done with more tension and heart and it does have a dull and meandering feel to it. There are worse characters around, however more time could have been spent with getting to know them and relate to their situation, Carradine's is an exception, and then there are others who are pretty much irrelevant especially Daryl Hannah's(essentially a love interest and nothing more). All in all, there's definitely worse but a rather mediocre mini-series. 4/10 Bethany Cox

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