"King Boxer" a.k.a. (Five Fingers Of Death) (1972)
King Boxer, also known as Tian Xia Di Yi Quan, Five Fingers Of Death, Invincible Boxer and An Iron Man and La Main de Fer is a 1972 martial arts film directed by Jeong Chang-hwa and starring Lo Lieh. It was produced by Shaw Brothers (HK) Ltd the largest Hong Kong movie production studio at the time. The script was written by Chiang Yang Made in Hong Kong, it is one of many kung fu-themed movies with Lo Lieh in the lead. He appeared in many similar efforts from the 1960s, pre-dating the more internationally successful Bruce Lee.
(Synopsis): A young man uses his martial arts skills to defend family honor. One of the first martial arts films released in the USA. A budding young master must face the challenge of his training and his foes. Chao Chi Hao is told by his master that if he improves his fighting technique training elsewhere, he will be given the hand of the master's daughter in marriage. But when Chi Hao enters a tournament representing his school, a rival school, bent on winning at all costs, sends a few Japanese heavies to help give them the winning edge. Will Chi Hao, with his hands now broken, be able to finish the tournament?
Starring: Lo Lieh, Wong Ping, Chiu Hung, Tin Fung, Bolo Yeung (Yang Sze), Fong Min, Gam Kei Chu, Tung Lam, James Nam (Gung Fan), Goo Man Chung, Chan Shen, Hsu Hsia, Wong Ching Ho
Director: Jeong Chang Hwa Producer: Run Run Shaw Action Director: Lau Kar Wing, Chan Chuen Features: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1 (OAR) Trailers Duration: 7 Running Time: 97 minutes. Languages: English Subtitles: None Distributor: PanMedia [A USA-Based. Distributor] Production company: Shaw Brothers Studio, Release date: April 28, 1972 (Hong Kong)