"Chinese Super Ninjas" a.k.a. (Five Elements Ninjas) (1982)
Chinese Super Ninjas, also known asFive Elements Ninjas, Wu dun ren shu, Ren zhe wu di, Super Ninjas and 五遁忍術 is a 1982 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Chang Cheh. The film is about a Chinese martial arts school finds itself outclassed by their rivals, they hire elite ninja from Japan to destroy the school. The lone survivor of the massacre learns the secrets of ninjutsu and seeks revenge against the ninja. Although only starring one member of the famed Venom Mob in Lo Mang, the film very much is in the spirit of director Cheh's later Venom Mob films.
(Synopsis): When his school is destroyed and his friends slaughtered by the five element ninjas, Tsiau Chin Hau studies the secrets of the ninja and, along with three newfound cohorts, challenges the element ninjas in a climactic battle to the death. An epic tale of vengeance, betrayal, and ambition against the backdrop of ninja martial skills and arts. When his school is destroyed and his colleagues all slaughtered by supreme ninja Cheng Yun and his five element ninjas, Tsiau Chin Hau sets out to take his revenge. But stopping the elemental ninjas (gold, wood, water, fire, and earth) is an awesome task. So, Chin studies the secrets of the ninja under the guidance of teacher Yan Yong Fe. Thus armed, Chin and his newfound cohorts Li Yin Win, Chan Sin, and Wan Fong challenge the element ninjas in a climactic battle to the death. Once again, Chang Cheh displays his unique talents for marshalling aggression, violence, and balletic grace within an inventive format.
Starring: Michael Chan (Wai Man), Lo Meng, Chen Pei Hsi, Lung Tien Hsiang, Lau Tin-Chi, Wong Lik, Bruce Lai, Ricky Cheng (Tien Chi), Kwan Fung, Chan Shen, Chui Tai Ping
Director: Chang Cheh, Action Director: Ricky Cheng Tien Chi, Chu Ko, Produced by: Mona Fong, Running Time: 108 minutes, Languages: English, Subtitles: None, Region Coding: All Region, Format: NTSC, Production company: Shaw Brothers Studio, Release date: April 21, 1982 (Hong Kong)