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Legendary Weapons of China

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From the director of Drunken Master 2, Invincible Pole Fighter and The 36 Chambers of Shaolin!Confronted with brutal invading hordes during the Boxer Rebellion, heroic Lei Kung is appalled by the senseless slaughter around him. When his dissent puts him in the path of deadly masters who want him silenced, his only chance for survival lies in a secret, powerful arsenal of the most bizarre, deadly weapons ever created by man! This wild, martial arts powerhouse features incredible stuntwork, bizarre plot twists (including hypnotism-controlled fighting!), and an eye-popping climax that has become a towering classic in kung fu cinema.Nominated for Best Choreography at the 1982 Hong Kong Film Awards!System Requirements:Running Time: 100 Mins.Format: DVD MOVIE

Specifications

Studio Image Entertainment
SKU 203368823
UPC 014381321128
UPC 14 00014381321128
Format DVD
Release Date 8/21/2007
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  2.35:1
Actors
Name Ying-Hung,Hui
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Cast & Crew
Chia-Liang Liu - Director
E. Charles McBroom - Writer
E. Charles McBroom - Producer
Gordon Liu - Actor
Hou Hsiao - Actor
Kara Hui - Actor
Mona Fong - Producer
Tiet Wo Chu - Actor
Reviews
ReviewSource Koroshiya.co.uk
Review Here's a great kung-fu film from director Lau-Kar Leung, take a basic story with a great cast and you can dish this out exciting film that doesn't stop to smell the flowers. The fight scenes aren' this song and dance shit that involve a bunch of music and attempts at humor, there is one in particular, the finale, which showcases the Lau brothers just taking it to each other. This is Shaw Brothers Magic at its best and you should definately pick it up if you get the chance...The cast is filled with goods, from Gordon Liu, who plays a badass assasin, to Lau who plays the old guy who can still destroy and to Alexander Fu Sheng who plays a conman who probably has one of the most memorable scenes in the entire film. From beginning to end, you are given a bunch of worthy fights even though the plot might not be up to snuff.
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Reviewer Edward Tang
ReviewRating 9
ReviewSource Hong Kong Digital
Review A superb blend of intricate plotting and stunning fight choreography, this is rightfully regarded as one of Shaw Brothers' best latter day productions, and even those who only consider themselves to be casual fans of the genre should go out of their way to see it. Compared to more recent HK films, the martial arts on display here are presented with a minimum of FX trickery and the results are most impressive. Although he only has a secondary role, Alexander Fu is a standout, displaying his martial and comedic abilities to excellent effect. The most impressive bit of fighting comes during the climax, which features some of the best weapons work around and provides an outstanding showcase for the considerable talents of brothers Lau Kar-leung and Lau Kar-wing.
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Reviewer John Charles
ReviewRating 10
Features
DVD, Mandarin Chinese, English, Subtitled, Special Edition
Product Attributes
Actor Ying-Hung,Hui
Label Image Entertainment
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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10kBullets.com Some of the best martial arts scenes ever filmed. Highly recommended!
HkFlix.com A classic, not just of the genre, but of film in general!
LoveAsianFilm.com Delivers old school kung-fu at its finest!
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