Category:  Kung Fu Friday

By Geek Film Critic, March 15, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

    Shaw Brothers The Knight Of Knights 1966 Directed by Hsieh Chun, from a script by Chang Cheh, this classic example of “martial chivalry” films marks one of screenwriter Chang’s first forays into the genre, and occupies a significant… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, March 8, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

The Fearless Hyena Jackie Chan 1979 Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote village with his grandfather who teaches him Kung-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kung-Fu… Read More »

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

Finger Of Doom 1972

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

China O’ Brien Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton 1988 China O’brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, February 15, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Cantonen Iron Kung Fu 1979 Cantonen Iron Kung Fu is a 1979 Hong Kong martial arts classic starring Liang Jia Ren, Gan Fei, Wong Jung, Ding Hwa Chang and Wang Shya. Ten fighters of Kwangtung work to perfect a newly… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, February 8, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

The 7 Grand Masters Yi-min Li, Jack Long, Mark Long 1977 Sang Kuan Chun is an old kung fu master who is getting ready to retire from martial arts. He is satisfied that he’s mastered the martial arts and is… Read More »

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

Half A Loaf Of Kung Fu Jackie Chan 1980 Mostly a Kung-fu showcase; a loose script describes Jackie Chan’s character learning Kung-fu from a beggar-master and his pupil while guarding a caravan from bandits. Chan’s early comedic beginnings are shown… Read More »

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

The Street Fighter Sonny Chiba 1974 Terry is a tough, mercenary, master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter. When they… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, January 18, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Fist Of The North Star Gary Daniels, Malcolm McDowell 1995 An American-produced live-action movie version of Fist of the North Star was released in 1995, directed by Tony Randel based on a script by Peter Atkins and Wynne McLaughlin. The… Read More »

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

Kung-Fu Genius 1979 Wilson Tong directs Cliff Lok in the martial arts comedy Kung Fu Genius. An expert in a variety of fighting styles, Cliff Lok opens a school. He soon makes an adversary of a gym run by Chan… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, January 4, 2013 0 Kung Fu Friday

Ten Brothers Of Shaolin 1978 The High Abbot of Shaolin Temple sends the Ten Brothers, newly finished with their Shaolin training, as escorts to one Master Chu. Master Chu has been living in the Temple for two years waiting for… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, December 28, 2012 0 Kung Fu Friday

Incredible Kung-Fu Mission 1979 When a comrade is captured by a hostile warlord, five martial arts masters confront the villain’s foot soldiers, valiantly battling through their resistance until they come face to face with the warlord himself.

By Geek Film Critic, December 21, 2012 0 Kung Fu Friday

Chinese Super Ninjas 1982 Two warring clan leaders challenge each other to a tournament involving their best fighters. One clan loses heavily, and in revenge employs the services of the Five Element Ninjas, whose fighting styles are based on the… Read More »

By Geek Film Critic, December 14, 2012 0 Kung Fu Friday

The Crippled Masters 1979   Two men skilled in the arts of Kung-Fu are betrayed by their master and crippled for life, one left with no arms and the other with no legs. Despite their obvious disadvantages, they learn to… Read More »