Black Belt (1973)

R   |  Action, Drama


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3 March 2018 | Falconeer
| Gritty Kung Fu Crime Film
"The Black Belt" is not some syrupy, candy colored Shaw Bros. fare; what we have here is a fairly raw and gritty film about the criminal underworld of human traffiking. Some really fast and brutal fight scenes highlight this tale of a lone cop, seeking revenge on the scum that murdered his mother, and who later kidnap his sweet, blind sister, and attempt to enslave her in their prostitution racket. This is a VERY obscure movie, and just about impossible to find on video. As such, the quality of the print is faded and cropped from it's widescreen image, down to a 4x3 frame. This one doesn't even have an English dub, most likely because it was never released commercially in the West. As far as the Kung Fu genre goes, "Black Belt" is a solid 70's gem, complete with all the music and clothing styles that we love, with a sense of realism that is lacking in a lot of the bigger budget movies from Shaw Bros, with the fake sets and perfect clothing and artificial lighting. Recommended for fans of obscure Kung Fu action flicks.

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Action | Drama


Release Date:

January 1974



Country of Origin

Hong Kong

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