Action

Coweb / Zhang wu shuang (2009) Xin Xin Xiong, Luxia Jiang, Sam Lee, Siu-Fai Cheung, Action, Crime

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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!

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The Fighting Fool / Duo gun (1979) Hao-Chuan Yuan, Mar Lo, Yuen Man Meng, Wong Chun, Feng Kuan, Action, Comedy

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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.

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The Desperadoes (1943) Charles Vidor, Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Action, Comedy, Romance

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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.

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