A dedicated chief constable nicknamed “The Invincible Fist” is chasing after a band of bandits near a village one day and encounters an innocent blind girl. He quickly falls in love with her, but finds out she is the daughter of a vicious bandit. Will he kill the father of his lover?
A compulsive gambler with bad luck owes money to a violent gangster boss and trades his wife as down payment, causing her to leave him. As he decides to kill himself, a mysterious old man offers him a proposal to marry the ghost of his dead daughter in exchange for cash and an expensive apartment.
Linda Lin Dai is perfect as Pak Su-cheng, the stunning snake goddess who assumes a womanly form so that she can taste the pleasures of a human life! Pak seduces young scholar, Hsu Hsien when she recognises him as her saviour in another life 1,000 years ago. But when Buddhist monk Fa Hai finds out about the union, the pair is forced to split...
Lin Dai, Chao Lei, Tu Chuan, Yang Chih-ching, Yiu Kuang-chao
The traditional lion dance has never looked so good as in Lion VS Lion which captures the most impressive sequences of lion dancing on film. Besides being loaded with enjoyable martial arts chicanery, film historians can revel because it's also the first film that clearly demonstrates the intricacies and differences between the traditional Northern and Southern lion dancing techniques. The Five Venom alumnus and Chang Cheh discovery, Lo Meng, teams up with Liu Chia-liang protege Wang Yu, as they inadvertently turn from vagabond kung-fu school operators into anti-Ching, patriotic fighters.
Wang Yu, Chien Yuen-sheng, Wang Lung-wei, Lo Meng, Yang Pan-pan
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.
Hong Xi Guan of Shaolin is chased and wounded by a martial arts scum who took refuge in the Qing court. He is saved and healed by friends from the wet market and they hide Hong in a bean curd shop to protect him. However, Hong’s enemy finds him and ambushes him at the shop, hoping to capture Hong and all his friends.
Da Yung, the son of a rich entrepreneur, meets Lian Lian, the niece of a kindergarten principal by chance. They get into a misunderstanding at the first meeting, causing Da Yung to lose his wallet. Further misunderstanding occurs when he tries to use her to act as his fiancé, in order to drive away two women whom he does not like…
The five Kao brothers, separated since birth, are unaware that the master of Teng Lung Manor has killed their father. All five however, vow to defeat the vicious gangsters at the manor due to their bullying ways. After reuniting and with much discipline and hard work, the Kaos are prepared to face Lung and his gang.
Cheng Pei Pei, Chin Han, Yueh Hua, Lo Lieh, Chang Yi, Kao Yuan
The venerated Sun Chung made many different kinds of films for Shaw Brothers, including popular and renowned satirical comedies, contemporary action dramas, and magnificent martial arts movies. This is one of his last of the latter for the studio, so he wanted to have fun... and let the audience share it. Toward that end he cast international favorite Alexander Fu Sheng as the title character who keeps testing the patience (and kung-fu skills) of his father, a small town bonesetter and herbal healer played by award-winning character actor Ku Feng. But when a local dignitary not only smuggles drugs but plans to give a Chinese treasure away to evil outsiders, the father and son unite to take on foreign fighters and even Japanese ninja in a non-stop display of comic action prowess.
Starring the stunning, teenage heartthrob Pat Ting Hung, The Butterfly Chalice marks the important directing debut of the kung-fu film genre's most principle figure Chang Cheh, as he burst the martial arts and swordplay movie doors wide open, announcing the beginning of the end for the Cantonese musicals.
This sword-filled thriller centres on The Black Tavern – an inn where the down and dirty meet to plot nefarious doings. A bunch of villains are lured to the inn by a rumour about a valuable treasure being hidden there. After all the backstabbing and killings, they realise that it is a trap created to wipe them out once and for all…
The film is about the drugged, then disgraced wife of a peddler in the waning days of the Ching Dynasty. To make matters worse, she’s soon framed for her husband’s murder by her rapist, the son of the local magistrate! And even that is not the end of her woes in this emotional suspense…
Li Li-hua, Kao Pao-shu, Ouyang Sha-fei, Kwan Shan, Ku Wen-chung
The lovely Michelle Mei Suet plays a spoiled girl Szu-szu who ignores her true love Yang Fan (Yuan Te) to go off in search of a swordsman Chin Ko (Chen Kuan-tai) she idolizes. The search sets off one great action scene after another, until she's threatened to be sold into slavery but Yang Fan arrives in the nick of time! This amusing and entertaining variation on the standard kung-fu film is definitely a winner.