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Fighting Fish (2012)

Fighting Fish (2012)

Fighting Fish Don't let the title fool you; this isn't a sequel to "Finding Nemo" or some other animated film about anthropomorphized aquatic creatures! It's the given name of a seedy underground fighting ring in the heart of Bangkok where anything goes and the loser never makes it home alive. Stuntman Jawed ...

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The Kick (2011)

The Kick (2011)

The Kick How often does a movie title have the courtesy to be so perfectly descriptive of the content of the film it's attached to without spoiling anything for the prospective audience? (Way to give away the ending, "Ernest Saves Christmas"!) Pracha Pinkeaw's "The Kick" does just that for the viewer - the title ...

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Best of the Best (1989)

Best of the Best (1989)

Best Of The Best Some people see a problem. Others an opportunity to triumph. For high performers, adversity is merely a chance to showcase their innovation. In this one a heavy dose of morality somehow manages to hit your throat…no pun intended! Best Of The Best is one of the first classic Taekwondo movies ...

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Interview with Steven Dasz

Interview with Steven Dasz

Kung-fu Kingdom presents an interview with Latin-American born martial artist, stuntman and choreographer Steven Dasz, who has worked and appeared in a combination of over forty short movies, including TV series and a host of other productions. He has met the likes of Robin Shou, worked with Gordon Liu (star of the ...

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Born To Fight (1984)

Born To Fight (1984)

Born to Fight poster Panna Rittikrai stars in one of his most successful movies and arguably his best performance. Initially released way back in 1984, we journey back to a time when Tony Jaa's master was wowing audiences all over Thailand! Cast Panna Rittikrai stars as Tong, a retired cop. Here in this movie, ...

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The Secret Rivals: Enter the Silver Fox (1976)

The Secret Rivals: Enter the Silver Fox (1976)

Secret Rivals A more fitting title for “The Secret Rivals” might have “Battle of the Kicking Machines”. In one fell swoop, this is the film that simultaneously launched the careers of two of Hong Kong’s most notorious masters of leg combat – John Liu and Hwang Jang-Lee, and at the same time, shot their fellow ...

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Scorpion King (1992)

Scorpion King (1992)

Scorpion King Sammo Hung has produced a movie here (also known as Operation Scorpio) that has been hailed as a classic! We venture into a territory that is not only unusual, but also pretty refreshing and noteworthy! Cast Chin Kar-Lok plays the dreamer Yuk-su, new comer Won Jin plays the scorpion king, Sonny. ...

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Tom-Yum-Goong (2005)

Tom-Yum-Goong (2005)

Tom-Yum-Goong is the original name of the film, whilst Warrior King is the UK name; it's also known in the US as The Protector. This is Jaa's second movie in a starring role, after the international success of his first movie - the legendary Ong-Bak. Cast Tony Jaa plays Kham, a good natured man who loves his pet ...

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Chocolate (2008)

Chocolate (2008)

The team behind the earth-breaking martial arts sensation Ong-Bak returns with Chocolate - another Thai, bone-crushing, high-flying, street-sign-balancing, masterly-choreographed-extravaganza with an end scene for the history books! The film is released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK via Showbox’s Cine-Asia label, and ...

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Forced to Fight (2011)

Forced to Fight (2011)

Forced to Fight DVD cover Gary Daniels can still kick with the best of them, and that’s a fact! He proved it in his recent appearances in “Tekken” and “The Expendables”, and proves it again in “Forced to Fight”, his first foray in to the world of MMA. Interestingly enough, it’s as much of a family drama as it is a ...

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Once Upon a Time in High School (2004)

Once Upon a Time in High School (2004)

by guest contributor Volcan Kacar Poster Set in the 1970’s, our protagonist Hyun-Soo, finds himself in one of the most notoriously violent schools in Seoul. Being a Bruce Lee fanatic himself Hyun-Soo makes friends with other Bruce Lee fans Kim Woo-Shik and their overweight friend who they nicknamed, ...

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Hell’z Windstaff (1979)

Hell’z Windstaff (1979)

Hell'z Windstaff Hell’z Windstaff (also known as The Hells Wind Staff and The Dragon and the Tiger Kids) was released in 1979 by director Tony Wong and the Yuk Long Movie Studios. The film later gained cult status after being re-released and immortalised by kung-fu-centric hip hop supergroup: the Wu Tang Clan. ...

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