The Shanghai 13!

The Shanghai 13 is an all-star Hong Kong extravaganza about patriots vs. traitors in 1930s Shanghai featuring Shaw Brothers veterans David Chiang and Ti Lung, and superstar Andy Lau (Infernal Affairs); from the director of Five Deadly Venoms and One Armed Swordsman.

During the Sino-Japanese war, a Chinese patriot steals damning evidence that exposes traitorous intentions within the government. Planning to take the evidence from Shanghai to Hong Kong and make it public, he becomes an assassination target. In order to ensure safe passage, he employs an elite ensemble of fighters, The Shanghai Thirteen, to protect him on his treacherous mission. With formidable obstacles ahead and relentless pursuers behind, their only chance is to stand and fight!

Trailer

It hits the UK streets tomorrow!

Here’s the DVD spec:

  • Release date: 09 February 2015
  • Genre: Martial Arts
  • Certificate: 15
  • Country: Hong Kong
  • Year: 1984
  • Languages: English dubbed, Cantonese with English subtitles
  • Running time: 85 min approx
  • Special Features: original cast interviews with Lu  Feng and Sonny Yu
  • Original title: Shang Hai tan: Shi san tai bao

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Elliot is KFK's Web Content Editor, writer and lover of all kinds of movies, including martial arts ones. Favourites include The Prodigal Son, Magnificent Butcher, The Victim, Legend of a Fighter and the Ip Man movies with Donnie Yen.

1 Comment
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    DCF June 22, 2018 at 10:22 pm

    Shanghai 13 is best in its original Cantonese. It is a Who’s Who of SB and other studios’ legends. The only one who doesn’t get a fight scene is poor Danny Lee (he shoots the wrong person). Legend, Chen Kuan Tai has a “sparring” moment. Getting Mr. Gao to the port to get him out of China isn’t an easy task. I’ve watched this 4 times and still love it, I notice something new each time. The cast is phenomenal. Anyone who loves a good fight scene (Da Wei and CKC at the casino) or one that leaves you scratching your head (Ricky and Ti at the docks), this movie is a must watch.

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