The golden age of kung-fu film's first superstar Jimmy Wang Yu (even before Bruce Lee) wrote, directed and starred in his classic favorite of a noble young martial arts student who won't ... See full summary »
The cast of The 14 Amazons is a veritable "who's who" of the golden age of Shaw Brothers swordplay adventures, and was not only a major box office hit (ranking 4th for 1972), but also a top... See full summary »
Wildly bloody Shaw Brothers martial arts film about a disparate group of thieves all plotting against each other in a race to snatch a cache of gold. Think "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" but replace the slapstick comedy with a lot of violent swordplay. Lo Lieh plays one of the shady swordsmen and is fantastic, but I was most taken with a pair of deadly sisters also trying to get the gold. Overall, the story and characters in this picture were more interesting than most martial arts films and the action was also quite well done, which makes this Shaw Brothers production a must see for martial arts film fans.
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