A vicious Japanese judo expert wants to prove that Chinese are the “sick people of Asia” and sets out to sabotage and kill the best martial artists in dangerous tournaments. To save his son from this, the head of Ping Pai Boxing Institute sends him to the mountains to learn the powerful Thunderbolt Fist technique from master fighter, Red Butterfly.
Two pairs of lovers got mismatched accidentally. The man disguises as a woman for his sister’s wedding ceremony, while his lover disguises as a man to marry another woman. After the marriage mismatches are revealed, the lovers and their families are taken to court, where Prefecture Chief Qiao manages to work out a happy ending.
Pat Ting Hung, Li Hsiang-chun, Carrie Ku Mei, King Feng, Fung Chiang
David Chiang plays the all-new one-armed hero - a man who chops off his right arm rather than live with dishonor. When the love of his life is kidnapped and his best friend is murdered by the evil gang, it is time to battle.
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 curious title in this Huangmei Opera romance refers to the two props that signal a happy beginning between a scholar and a local beauty. The scholar polishes mirrors so as to be closer to his love, who signals her approval by tossing him some lichees. From that point on the course of their love becomes rocky, complete with murder and suicide.
Monk Chi San is sent by his Shaolin Master to learn a special kung fu from a Wu Dang priest. He gets embroiled in the fight between the Qing and Ming camps and has to gather disciples to rebuild the burnt Shaolin temple at the same time.
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.
This is the sequel to The Mad Monk, which was made in 1977 by director Li Han-hsiang and starring Yeh Feng. Striking again alongside The Mad Monk (Yeh Feng) is equally legendary Lu Tung-pin (Hua Lun), the immortal scholar-turned-genie. The duo wreck havoc as they vie with one another be it mirth, magic, women or weapons!
Young carriage driver Kin offends the gangsters by saving a young girl. His boss immediately fires him to avoid getting into trouble. Since then, Kin is determined to protect the weak and learns the “Tsai Li Fu” style of martial arts from a Shaolin master to challenge the gangsters, finally beating them.
Fu Sheng, Jenny Tsang, Wang Lung Wei, Liang Chia Jen
This story has a Romeo and Juliet flavour. Two families who hate each other live across the opposite sides of a river filled with crocodiles and do not bother to have a bridge built. Their respective children meet in university and fall in love, but have to find ways to be together and resolve the hatred between their families.
Gordon Liu plays an anti-Manchu rebel who escapes to the Shaolin Temple and learns what it truly takes to become a martial arts master by challenging the 35 Shaolin Kung Fu chambers, eventually creating the 36th chamber himself.
The second film of the trilogy, Gordon Liu plays Zhou Ren Jie, a man who impersonates a monk in order to learn kung fu in Shaolin, and eventually creates his own Shaolin style of ‘scaffolding kung fu”.
In the finale of this trilogy, Gordon Liu reprises his famous role, Monk San Te, as he tries to protect Fang Shih Yu, an arrogant youth who gets into trouble with the Qing officials, and nearly lands Shaolin Temple into trouble too.