The Rapist

August 6, 2017 at 9:19 pm (7 Heads, Rapist) (, , , )

The Rapist – 1994 – Hong Kong

The Rapist is about a serial rapist who prowls the halls of a low-rent apartment complex. A police detective tries to track him down. Cat-and-mouse games ensue. The detective taunts the rapist in television broadcasts, and sets traps for him using an undercover policewoman as bait. Eventually, the rapist is caught when he falls in love with a victim and invites her on a date. She agrees and tips off the police.

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Crippled Avengers

January 18, 2016 at 1:57 am (9 Heads, Crippled Avengers) (, , , , , )

Crippled Avengers – 1978 – Hong Kong

Thugs invade a nobleman’s house and sever his son’s arms. Following the incident, the nobleman outfits his son with mechanical arms and trains him in martial arts. When the training is complete, the sadistic nobleman captures the thugs’ sons, and lets his son cripple each of them. All of this occurs in Crippled Avengers’ first five minutes.

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Scorpion Thunderbolt

February 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm (5 Heads, Scorpion Thunderbolt) (, , , , , , )

Scorpion Thunderbolt – 1988 – Hong Kong/Taiwan

A police detective tracks a serial killer, but the killer is actually his girlfriend. As the lovechild of the Prince of Snakes and a lowly snake milker, she occasionally transforms into a murderous snake demon. In a nearly unrelated plot, a martial artist battles assassins on a quest to slay a “vampire witch” called the Queen of Scorpions.

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The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

November 30, 2013 at 10:41 pm (7 Heads, Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires) (, , , , , , , , , )

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires – 1974 – England/Hong Kong

Co-produced by England’s Hammer Film Productions (The Curse of Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy) and Hong Kong’s Shaw Brothers Studio (The One-Armed Swordsman, 5 Fingers of Death, Five Deadly Venoms), The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires is, according to its poster, “The first kung fu horror spectacular!”. Combining “HAMMER HORROR!” and “DRAGON THRILLS!”, 7 Golden Vampires is exactly what you would imagine. Peter Cushing stars with a cast of Hong Kong actors.

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Diamond Ninja Force

April 8, 2012 at 3:30 am (7 Heads, Diamond Ninja Force) (, , , , , , , )

Diamond Ninja Force – 1988 – Hong Kong

Diamond Ninja Force (a.k.a. Ghost Ninja) is bewildering Z-grade schlock. Hong Kong director Godfrey Ho made a career of chopping apart Thai, Chinese, and Filipino flicks and adding Western actors. His 121 directorial credits include the likes of Ninja Terminator (1985), Project Ninja Daredevils (1986), Ninja Hunt (1986), Ninja Fantasy (1986), Ninja Dragon (1986), Ninja Destroyer (1986), Bionic Ninja (1986), Ninja Operation: Licensed to Terminate (1987), Ninja Death Squad (1987), Empire of the Spiritual Ninja (1987), Ninja Knights Brothers of Blood (1988), Rage of Ninja (1988), Ninja Demon’s Massacre (1988), and Ninja Extreme Weapons (1988). That’s just the tip of the iceberg too. This maniac released 21 flicks in 1987 alone.

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