R | | Action, Comedy, Thriller
A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system.
One scene required Siu-Wong Fan and Yukari Ôshima to exchange lines while standing close to a raging fire. Siu-Wong, doused with water for protection, was horrified when he noticed Ôshima's exposed neck literally smoking and blistering from the heat. When he asked her why ... ...
You got a lot of guts, Oscar!
Obvious usage of dummy heads or faces for the violence.
Upon remastering the film for a second time, the version mastered in 2015 by Fortune Star is the first version since its original theatrical release to feature on screen Chinese text when Ricky and the two other convicts are introduced in the beginning of the film. It is possible this text was originally added upon inserting the original burnt-in Chinese and English subtitles directly onto the film print, but was then originally lost when mastering the film from the original non-subtitled negatives.
Cantonese, English, Mandarin, Japanese
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