A top US Air Force fighter pilot decides that his call sign of Black Angel means that he’s a messenger of God. Freely committing murders as he goes, he steals a nuclear weapon and his plane. Taking a family hostage to help him, he works on bypassing the bomb’s security lockouts so he can use it on the most sinful of American cities.
Dynamite Warrior / Khon fai bin (2006) Chalerm Wongpim, Dan Chupong, Leo Putt, Panna Rittikrai, Action, Comedy
The story is set in 1890s Siam. Siang (Dan Chupong) is a young Muay Thai warrior and rocketry expert who steals back water buffalo taken from poor Isan farmers by unscrupulous cattle raiders. He is searching for a man with a tattoo who killed his parents.
A martial arts instructor is recruited as a bodyguard for an extremely powerful couple. On her first day of duty, her employers are kidnapped. As she searches for the couple, she is lead by cryptic messages from the kidnappers and into a deadly world of underground fighting. As the culprits put her in the ring, her martial arts skills are tested, and she gets steps closer to freeing her clients. The next opponent that enters her ring will have her facing the ultimate challenge with hopes of getting out of the ring alive!
The Fighting Fool / Duo gun (1979) Hao-Chuan Yuan, Mar Lo, Yuen Man Meng, Wong Chun, Feng Kuan, Action, Comedy
It’s Meng Yuan-wen (star of The Master Strikes) versus Kuan Feng in this wild and wacky wushu saga of a priceless pole with a spectacular secret. A master martial artist’s silly disciple struggles to save it from an evil white slaver, the slaver’s duplicitous wife, and even his own bone-headed, but greedy, companion. Hsu Hsia choreographs the abundant action, as he had for both Five Superfighters and Drunken Master. The result is both sublime (for its kung-fu) and engagingly ridiculous.
The Desperadoes (1943) Charles Vidor, Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Action, Comedy, Romance
Popular mailcoach driver Uncle Willie is in fact in league with the town’s crooked banker. They plan to have the bank robbed after emptying it, and when Willie’s choice for this doesn’t show in time, he gets some local boys to do it. When his man does turn up he decides to stick around, as he is pals with the sheriff and also takes a shine to Willie’s daughter Allison. This gives the bad men several new problems.
Taoism Drunkard / Gui ma tian shi (1984) Cheung-Yan Yuen, Yat Chor Yuen, Shun-Yee Yuen, Action, Comedy, Horror
A Taoist priest is ordered to find a Cherry Boy to appease his temple’s ancestors. The boy in question is a young man who lives with his grandmother, trying to protect a sacred writ from a bright red, snarling bad guy. And let’s just say insanity follows!
Mirror of Death / Dead of Night (1988) Deryn Warren, Julie Merrill, Janet Graham, Ray Quiroga, Action, Comedy, Horror
Jesus Christ is born again on Earth. But his father is a hardcore Southern Baptist, and during his teen years, Jesus rebels, joining a biker gang and leading an LSD-fueled pilgrimage to the West to fight the establishment. Anyone who adopts the initials J.C. as a nickname probably has a Messianic complex.