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.
Director Chang Cheh; choreographers Liu Chia-liang and Tang Chia; internationally beloved stars Alexander Fu Sheng and Gordon Liu Chia-hui; and relevatory training sequences in the Eagle Claw, Hung Hsi Kuan, and Yung Chun schools of kung-fu make this a must for any martial arts movie fan.
Duel Of Fist was another hit from the "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung. And, as with all the director's classics, one good hit deserves another, so this sequel was called for. When last we left our heroes, they had triumphed against evil in Thailand. But a vengeful Japanese gangster has their mother killed and one of their girlfriends kidnapped.
The collaboration of the famed writer/director who created the "yanggang" (macho) kung-fu film and swordswoman supreme Cheng Pei-Pei (now famous for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) is exceptional indeed, resulting in the best of all possible martial arts worlds.
Chang is known for his lone swordsman and hero movies and strangely The Weird Man still reflects this. Cheng plays a righteous, beheaded priest with supernatural powers that returns from the dead to wreak havoc against one of the corrupt kingdoms, making Cheng a heroic "swords-ghost". It is insane sanity to the maximum degree, a must see film.
"Godfather of the kung-fu film", Chang Cheh follows his international hit, The Five Venoms with a popular sequel about blind, deaf, footless and child-like kung-fu fighters who brilliantly train to take their revenge - resulting in a totally unbelievable but totally awesome martial arts experience.
The famous story of the Shaolin Temple's betrayal by the White-Browed Hermit, and the subsequent revenge by Shaolin firebrand Fang Shih-yu, is the stuff of legend. It has been filmed many times by many directors, but few are remembered as fondly as this production. The potent combination of director Chang Cheh and international idol Alexander Fu Sheng caught lightning in a lens.
"Godfather of the kung-fu film", Chang Cheh, made this treasured and beloved adventure featuring a sword, training manual, treasure map and a secret message. The kung-fu which ensues is as impressive as it is glorious.
Shaolin Temple is a battle between a brave brand of Shaolin boxers and literally thousands of Ching troops, complete with betrayals, intrigues, and such novel fighting machines as 108 wooden robots. The human fighting machines prove just as lethal thanks to a cast that includes such legendary kung-fu stars.
The "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung truly hit their stride with this crowd-pleasing kung-fu epic. From the first fascinating minute to the unforgettably evocative conclusion - this duo is dynamic as well as deadly.
David Chiang is director Chang Cheh's all-new-one-armed hero in a film that deservedly won a prestigious Golden Horse Award for Editing. He leaps into memorable action on a stunning moat bridge when the love of his life is kidnapped and his best friend is murdered at a gang's stronghold on Tiger Mountain.
Star Jimmy Wang Yu and director Chang Cheh revolutionized Hong Kong kung-fu cinema and broke box office records across Asia with this brilliant action epic where the loss of an arm not only created suspense but symbolized teenage alienation.
The charismatic David Chiang joins the "queen of Shaw Brothers kung-fu," Lily Li, is an entertaining "Martial Arts World" epic about a hero who robs from the robbers and gives to the poor - making the vengeful robbers very cross indeed!
Legendary director Chang Cheh directs Ti Lung and David Chiang in the "heroic bloodshed" classic Have Sword Will Travel. As Ti Lung escorts silver to the capital, he runs into a mysterious knight, David Chiang, who becomes his savior.
The "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and protégés David Chiang and Ti Lung make The Heroic Ones a quintessential action epic, set during the waning years of the Tang Dynasty and centering on a royal family rife with intrigue.
The legendary hero Wu Sung (Ti Lung) was sent to the prison in Meng province after murdering his sister-in-law and her lover. There he was acquainted with the prison officer Shih En (Tien Ching), who saved Wu from the baton punishment required for new prisoners. Wu found out that Shih's restaurant "Delightful Forest" was taken by Chiang Chung (Chu Mu)...