The film is considered to be an influence behind "Star Wars", "Kill Bill" and "Mortal Kombat".

In the 2012 XBox game "Bloodforge", when the player performs a 75-hit combo attack with a crossbow, the player gets the "Web of Death" achievement.

The film's English title is "The Web of Death".

The film is a direct remake of 1967's "Shen jian zhen jian hu" ("The Thundering Sword") released a decade earlier.

"Romeo and Juliet" is an influence behind the film.