Like legendary director Chu Yuan did so often and so successfully, Chang Peng Yi adapted this film from a story by Ku Lung. Following the footsteps of the equally legendary Chang Cheh, Chang also casted the majestic Ti Lung, along with "Venoms” Lo Meng and Sun Chien, for a spectacular showcase of mystical Martial Arts World’s intrigue and consummate Kung Fu.
The son of the imperial teacher is beheaded by Justice Bao for corruption. Infuriated, the teacher hires assassins to kill Bao, who is saved by Zhan Zhao. Meanwhile, a royal treasure is stolen while a murder takes place. Bao is ordered to solve the case in ten days and Zhan quickly sets off to investigate. Will they solve the case in time?
Pat Ting Hung, Chiao Chuang, Ching Li, Chin Feng, Chang Yi
An evil Qing general comes up with a plan to rid the Shaolin masters once and for all. He invites three Northern Shaolin experts to fight against three Southern Shaolin disciples. After the contest, the general secretly kills the Southerners and places the blame on the Northerners. This leads to in-fighting between both Shaolin schools.
Emperor Cheng Te meets country maiden Li Feng on a visit to Southern China. It was love at first sight and the Emperor leaves with a promise that Li Feng would be his empress. When he sends for Li one year later, she was too ill to withstand the arduous journey and arrives just in time to die in the arms of her beloved...
Lin Dai, Chao Lei, Chin Chuan, Yang Chi Ching, Wong Yuen Loong
At the end of the Ming Dynasty, Wu San Gui betrays his people to the Qing officials and recruits fighters from all backgrounds. Members from Wudan and Ermei are the first to yield and collude with local bullies. When they start attacking the Shaolin Monastery, its most famous disciples have to band together and fight against the enemies.
The wandering swordsman Yu Hsieh Erh has formidable sword skills and helps the poor by robbing from thieves and distributing the wealth. He meets a group of bandits who are planning to rob a convoy escorting some valuables and is tricked into participating in the robbery. Yu soon realizes his folly and returns to take revenge on the bandits.
A rich girl Yue Ying, together with her maid Chun Lan, encounter a poor scholar Bian Ji at a fête. Chun Lan realizes Yue Ying is in love with him, but mixes his identity with a bandit due to an old servant’s confusion, threatening the couple’s union. After a series of complications, misunderstandings and mismatches, Chun Lan finally saves the day.
As more people are learning martial arts from Shaolin, the Qing court orders for it to be banned and plans to destroy the temple. The Shaolin disciples decide to take their protest to the streets, using Shaolin skills to curb their hatred, but when the Qing troops start attacking Shaolin Temple, the disciples vow to protect it at all costs.
Emperor Chien Lung travels incognito to Jiangnan to review his people’s livelihood but soon discovers that corrupt officials are oppressing his people. The emperor meets an upright young man and they join hands to teach the corrupt officials a lesson. The young man was appointed as his bodyguard thereafter.
Constable Wen Chao Fan and his father are framed for a jewel robbery they did not commit. On the run from the law and becoming a wanted fugitive, Wen must recover the jewels in order to clear his family name, but unfortunately he is not the only one seeking the stolen jewels...