The Killer star Danny Lee plays the lead role of a guy who needs to become a hero. He lies, steals and cheats his way into operating a plush casino, but when he incurs the wrath of a female Japanese gang leader, all bets are off!
Incredibly, the title serpent is not a harbinger of horror, but actually the film's hero. This virtuous viper sniffs out bombs, fights gangs, battles a baby-killing rodent and even takes on a duplicitous woman. This one-of-a-kind thriller will be applauded by reptile fans everywhere.
Wang Zhao Jun refuses to bribe the imperial painter, so he draws an ugly portrait of her, preventing her from being selected by the Emperor until they meet in person. The painter ends up in exile and plots for Wang to marry the Hun’s warlord as a revenge. The Emperor rejects this, provoking a war which is only averted when Wang sacrifices herself.
Lin Dai, Chao Lei, Hung Por, Wang Yueh Ting, Chang Tsui Yin, Li Yin
To rule the martial arts world, the Head of the Snake Sect seeks to possess a deadly plant called “Five Poison Web”, spreading rumours on its whereabouts. Brothers Xiong and Kit are sent to investigate. Xiong falls in love with Su who has a clue of where the plant is, but she accidentally hurts Kit when seeking the plant, devastating Xiong.
After spending fifteen years in prison on trumped-up charges for drug smuggling, the martial arts master Teng Piao embarks on a journey to take revenge on the person who sets him up - “Black Leopard”. Unfortunately for Piao, no one knows the real identity of “Black Leopard”, except that there is a black leopard tattoo on his chest.
Ku is a skilled Kung Fu artist brought up by the bandits and does not agree with the brutal leader of the bandit’s camp. He rescues Tong, a young lady forced to become the leader’s wife, causing both the authorities and bandits to come after them. Ku has to stand up against the bandits that he grew up with so as to start a new life for himself.
Zhang and Jin’s daughter, Peony, are betrothed at birth but Jin objects to the engagement now. Zhang meets a carp spirit that looks exactly like Peony and they fall in love. When Justice Bao is asked by Jin to distinguish Peony from her replica, he decides to quit the case when he witness the true love between Zhang and the carp spirit.
If the two big villains Winged Tiger and Underworld King join forces, the martial arts world will be plunged into chaos. This evil union is set to occur with the marriage of the Underworld King’s sister and the Winged Tiger. Can this dangerous duo be stopped before one says "I do"?
A young swordman, King Eagle, unwillingly gets involved in the internal affairs of a powerful clan and becomes their target. He is saved by the female chief of the clan, Lin, and falls in love with her. However, Lin’s sister is part of all evil plots and betrays her. Even so, Lin begs King Eagle not to harm her sister.
Two teen girls, Rose and May, become close friends despite their different social backgrounds. The rich girl May moves to America but returns years later to see Rose, now a beauty queen and bar girl. Rose is immediately attracted to Fang’s fiancé and their relationship quickly deteriorates when Rose sets out to pursue him…
This film was actually a lively forerunner to the gambling film craze, which eventually swept Asian cinema. Here, it's cardsharp versus cardsharp with a lot more kung-fu action, in a battle of wits and fists to become the king of the casino. The double stings and triple crosses raise in complexity and imagination until what started as an unusual box office risk became a top ten hit of 1976.