Kung Fu Reviews

  • Jan 20, 2019

    This is my favorite show. It continues to have a profound effect on me. When I'm at my very best, I'm most like the kind characters in Kung Fu.

    This is my favorite show. It continues to have a profound effect on me. When I'm at my very best, I'm most like the kind characters in Kung Fu.

  • Dec 30, 2018

    This is an interesting show with an interesting history. I highly recommend this to any one interested in old Kung fu and karate shows.

    This is an interesting show with an interesting history. I highly recommend this to any one interested in old Kung fu and karate shows.

  • Aug 20, 2016

    Awesome 1972-1975 TV western series with a twist ??????

    Awesome 1972-1975 TV western series with a twist ??????

  • Oct 27, 2012

    I've never seen an episode of the TV series, but might have to check it out. This was good.

    I've never seen an episode of the TV series, but might have to check it out. This was good.

  • Mar 10, 2012

    Kung-fu marathon tonight, this so really gets you right

    Kung-fu marathon tonight, this so really gets you right

  • Feb 02, 2010

    See this movie grasshoppa.

    See this movie grasshoppa.

  • Jan 27, 2010

    This is the pilot film (the film that sells the story to televeision for a series). David Carradine stars as a Chinese-American priest trained in discipline, humility, perception and the art of karate-judo. Hunted for the murder of Chinese royalty, the priest finds work with a railroad crew and he humbles the white villain bosses with his superior ways. Flashbacks of the priest's boyhood training allow the film to avoid using the usual western stuff. Carradine is very good in the lead and gets fine support from Barry Sullivan and Albert Salmi as the bad guys. Grasshopper(his childhood nickname), now you know the rest of the story. Director: Jerry Thorpe Writers: Ed Spielman (teleplay), Howard Friedlander (teleplay Stars:David Carradine, Barry Sullivan and Albert Salmi

    This is the pilot film (the film that sells the story to televeision for a series). David Carradine stars as a Chinese-American priest trained in discipline, humility, perception and the art of karate-judo. Hunted for the murder of Chinese royalty, the priest finds work with a railroad crew and he humbles the white villain bosses with his superior ways. Flashbacks of the priest's boyhood training allow the film to avoid using the usual western stuff. Carradine is very good in the lead and gets fine support from Barry Sullivan and Albert Salmi as the bad guys. Grasshopper(his childhood nickname), now you know the rest of the story. Director: Jerry Thorpe Writers: Ed Spielman (teleplay), Howard Friedlander (teleplay Stars:David Carradine, Barry Sullivan and Albert Salmi

  • Dec 15, 2009

    My husband wanted to buy this set as he loved watching it as a kid. I had never watched it so sat down with him thinking it would prob be naff (judging by a lot of things we used to watch as kids!). It certainly has a naff quality about it, and it gets slated a lot by people, but I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed watching them, I think they're brilliant. I love the peaceful buddhist aura that David Carradine has about him in these episodes; very similar to what he portrayed in Kill Bill (aside from shooting his wife in the head lol!!!!). Really love the beginning of each episode with the look Master Po gives him when they are fighting....brilliant

    My husband wanted to buy this set as he loved watching it as a kid. I had never watched it so sat down with him thinking it would prob be naff (judging by a lot of things we used to watch as kids!). It certainly has a naff quality about it, and it gets slated a lot by people, but I have to say I thoroughly enjoyed watching them, I think they're brilliant. I love the peaceful buddhist aura that David Carradine has about him in these episodes; very similar to what he portrayed in Kill Bill (aside from shooting his wife in the head lol!!!!). Really love the beginning of each episode with the look Master Po gives him when they are fighting....brilliant

  • Oct 12, 2009

    1972's TV pilot movie that would launch the classic TV series as well as David Carradine's career. This film has a simple plot yet it's so effective. His character does not have many lines yet Carradine's acting as a Shaolin Monk was simply superb and engaging. The production didn't look like it had tons of money behind it,but other than that,I can see why they decided to continue the series after this little gem. Recommended!

    1972's TV pilot movie that would launch the classic TV series as well as David Carradine's career. This film has a simple plot yet it's so effective. His character does not have many lines yet Carradine's acting as a Shaolin Monk was simply superb and engaging. The production didn't look like it had tons of money behind it,but other than that,I can see why they decided to continue the series after this little gem. Recommended!

  • Aug 31, 2009

    Absolutely brilliant TV pilot.

    Absolutely brilliant TV pilot.