Category:  Kung Fu Friday

By Geek Film Critic, January 3, 2014 0 Kung Fu Friday

Lady Whirlwind Angela Mao, Sammo Hung Golden Harvest 1973 A young man Ling Shih-hua (Chang Yi in a rare good guy role) is severely beaten by Japanese mobsters and left for dead on the beach. He is nursed back to… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, December 27, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Battle Creek Brawl Jackie Chan, Kristen DeBell, Jose Ferrer Golden Harvest 1980 A young Asian American martial artist is forced to participate in a brutal formal street-fight competition.

By Geek Film Critic, November 1, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Shaolin Drunken Monk Gordon Liu Star Sea Motion Picture Company 1982 The Shaolin Drunken Monk, stars Gordon Liu as the son of a martial arts teacher who is murdered by his students. The son escapes and comes under the tutelage… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, October 25, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

The Phantom Kung Fu Vengeance Video 1979

By Geek Film Critic, October 11, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

5 Fighters From Shaolin Mark Long, Jack Long Xenon Pictures 1984 Five disciples, each a grand master in a particular style of kung fu, are banded together by a wise old drunken monk. He leads the band of fighters on… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, September 20, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

The Dragon From Russia Golden Harvest 1990 Yao Long and May Yip are orphans who live in Russia with their adoptive family. Through the years, the two fall in love and promise that they will be together forever. One fateful… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, September 13, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Soul of the Sword Lung Ti, Chen Chi Lin, Feng Ku Shaw Brothers 1978 This Shaw Brothers classic, masterfully directed by Hua Shan (The 14 Amazons), is a harrowing lesson in achieving the coveted Number One sword-wielding status. Ti Lung… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, August 30, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Moon Warriors Sammo Hung, Alex Law Newport Entertainment 1992 Fei is a simple fisherman, who still possesses great sword-fighting prowess. He ends up foiling an assassination attempt against 13th Prince and helping him in an attempt to regain the throne… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, August 23, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

The Master Jet Li, Tsui Hark Tai Seng Video 1989 Uncle Tak, owner of the Po Chi Lum herbal shop was on his way home when bad-boy ex-student Jonny shows up challenging him to a match. Jonny has defeated and… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, August 9, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Iron Monkey Donnie Yen Tai Seng Video/Miramax 1993 A doctor fights the corrupt authorities as a masked Robin Hood hero, even while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt for him.  

By Geek Film Critic, August 2, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

The Prodigal Boxer South Sea Film Company 1973 Vicious Martial Arts action permeates one man’s struggle against the evil that lurks in society.

By Geek Film Critic, July 19, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

    The Heroic Trio Michelle Yeoh, Maggie Chung, Anita Mui Nuey Video 1993   The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman). Initially, they’re on opposing sides – the invisible… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, July 5, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Master of the Flying Guillotine Epoch Entertainment/First Films/Pathfinder Pictures 1976 The one-armed boxer is stalked by a vengeful flying guillotine expert, after his disciples were killed in the first ‘One-Armed Boxer’ film. But as the flying guillotine master is blind,… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, June 21, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

  Shaolin Drunkard First Films 1983 Shaolin Temple is under attack from the Wu Tang sect, and it’s up to the rat faced master of the liquor style known as drunken boxing to save the day. Watch the dreaded Wu… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, June 7, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

    The Leg Fighters Wa Nam Films 1980 Phoenix (Ha Kwong-Li) is the prodigal daughter of sorts with a chip on her shoulder. She’s asked to learn kung fu from kicking expert Mo Ku-fung (Sun Jung-Chi), but despises his… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, April 5, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

  The Lizard Shaw Brothers 1972 While America’s Batman is a super-hero, Hong Kong’s The Lizard is a super-thief, whose kung-fu allows him to scale walls like some sort of deadly venom. His powers set the stage for a light-hearted… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, March 22, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Dreadnaught Yuen Biao 1981 Known as the “White Tiger”, the mean-spirited villain is forced to hide out from the law. He joins a traveling circus troupe, where he makes life miserable for a meek laundryman named Mousey. When the White… Read More »