"Ruthless Tactics" a.k.a. (Ninja In The Deadly Trap) (1981)
Ruthless Tactics, also known as Ninja in a Deadly Trap, Hero Defeating JapsNinja Kung Fu, Ninjitsu is an independent martial arts film directed by Kuo Chui, starring the main three Venoms (Kuo Chui, Lu Feng, Chiang Sheng) and Ti Lung. The Ninja theme was adopted from the popular success of Five Element Ninjas (with the a similar introduction), which starred another Venom member Lo Mang.
(Synopsis) Legendary Japanese martial artist/actor YASUAKI KURATA (aka Shoji Kurata) star in this nonstop kung fu action extravaganza produced by the Godfather of Kung Fu Cinema CHANG CHEH! During the Ming Dynasty, the Japanese Defense Minister dispatches a team of expert Ninjas to steal the valuable "Summary of Fighting Skills" manual used by the invincible Chinese warriors. Now the Ming General must enlist the help of a kung fu master and his three disciples to confront the Ninjas and prevent history from being altered. Filled to the brim with extraordinary fights, Ninja In The Deadly Trap is Shaw Brothers-style kung fu fighting at its deadliest
Starring: Ti Lung, Lu Feng, Philip Kwok Chung Fung, Yasuaki Kurata, Chiang Sheng, Cheung Paang, Wong Yeuk Ping, July Chu Lai, Han Yu, Ma Chin Ku
Director: Philip Kwok Chung Fung, Action Director: Philip Kwok Chung FungRegion Code: All, Format: NTSC, Running Time: 92 minutes, Subtitles: None, Aspect Ratio: 4:3