Category: Samurai Sunday
War of Arrows Park Hae-il, Moon Chae-won, Ryu Seung-ryong Lotte Entertainment 2011 Set during the second Manchu invasion of Korea, Nam Yi, the best archer in Korea, goes up against the Qing Dynasty to save his younger sister Ja In… Read More »
The Deadliest Art Bruce Lee, Jacky Chan, Samo Hung 20th Century Fox 1992 There is no plot in this film. It is a collection of the best fighting scenes from the martial arts films (i.e. Bruce Lee and others).
Riki Oh: The Story of Ricky Tai Seng Video 1991 A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.
Zatoichi The Last Shingo Katori, Satomi Ishihara Toho 2010 A blind master swordsman attempts to lead a quiet life with his wife but he is provoked back into battle.
Shogun’s Ninja Sonny Chiba, Hiroyuki Sanada Toei Company 1980 In the middle of the 16th century, Hideyoshi, a power hungry warlord sets out to destroy the Momochi clan. He sends his war commander in search of the clan’s hidden gold… Read More »
Ninja Terminator Godfrey Ho, Richard Harrison 1985 Three martial-arts students search for the Golden Ninja Warrior, a statue reputed to have magic powers.
Yoroi: Samurai Zombie GAGA/Bogeydom Licensing 2008 While on a road trip around Eight Spears Village, a family is stopped by a car accident. Forced to stop in thinking that they hit someone, evidently armed, a couple shoots the man and… Read More »
Samurai Commando – Mission 1549 Toho Company, LTD. 2005 An accident during tests of an anti-plasma artificial magnetic shield at Japan’s Ground Self Defense Force East Fuji practice range sends the 3rd Special Experimental Company, under Colonel Matoba on… Read More »
The King of the Kickboxers Loren Avedon, Richard Jaeckel, Don Stroud 1990 A cop goes undercover in Thailand to avenge his brother’s death in this martial arts film.
Bruce Lee Vs. Gay Power 1975 A group of bandidos in vaguely pirate-y, brightly colored clothes terrorize the countryside, killing unarmed peasants for the hell of it and so forth. They run afoul of the hero, a wanderer whom we… Read More »
Sister Street Fighter Sonny Chiba 1974 Lee Long is a martial-arts champion who the police use as an undercover agent to infiltrate a drug ring responsible for importing heroin from Japan to Hong Kong. When he is identified and… Read More »
Full Metal Ninja Godfrey Ho 1989 A man known as the Eagle sets out on a quest for vengeance after his family is murdered and his wife kidnapped.
Cyber Ninja 1988 A man’s body and soul are stolen and used as part of a demon castle. What’s left becomes Cyber Ninja. He teams up with the chi students whose cyber-earmuffs show matching red symbols. They fill their swords… Read More »
Return Of The Street Fighter Sonny Chiba 1974 Takuma “Terry” Tsurugi returns. In this sequel, he sets out to bust up a phony charity put together by the Yukuza.
Gymkata Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton 1985 Jonathan Cabot (Thomas) is approached by the Special Intelligence Agency (SIA) to play “the Game”. The Game is an athletic competition in the fictional country of Parmistan, a tiny mountain nation which… Read More »
Raw Force Cameron Mitchell, Geoffrey Binney, Hope Holiday 1982 A group of martial arts students are en route to an island that supposedly is home to the ghosts of martial artists who have lost their honor. A Hitler lookalike and… Read More »