Infra-Man (Zhong guo chao ren)

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A Chinese volcanic eruption frees a number of prehistoric monsters into the modern world, and only the superhero Infra-Man can save the day. ~ Jason Ankeny, Rovi

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Critic Reviews for Infra-Man (Zhong guo chao ren)

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  • The movie's totally, almost joyfully absurd... It's a classy, slick production by the Shaw Brothers, the Hong Kong kung fu kings. When they stop making movies like Infra-Man, a little light will go out of the world.

    Jul 9, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • If you see the film cold without reading the booklet, be prepared for one of the wackiest, spectacularly silly and cheerfully tongue-in-cheek films to come out of the Shaw Brothers studio.

    Apr 12, 2018 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…
  • Florid Shaw Bros. mélange

    Feb 13, 2010 | Full Review…
  • One of the best unintentionally funny films ever.

    Oct 1, 2004 | Rating: 5/5
  • Finely aged and highly entertaining Hong Kong cheese.

    May 29, 2003 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Infra-Man (Zhong guo chao ren)

  • Jul 14, 2007
    This movie is frantic non-stop martial arts superhero action against rubber suited monsters sent out by a dominatrix evil Princess Dragon Mom. It's great fun. I liked the frantic editing, sped up film, and "prang" sound effect whenever Infra-Man would jump. I couldn't stop laughing. The Power Rangers must've seen this and got a big idea.
    Lafe F Super Reviewer
  • Apr 25, 2007
    "When they stop making movies like Infra-Man, a little light will go out of the world."- Roger Ebert
    Tsubaki S Super Reviewer
  • Feb 24, 2007
    What a great film. i owned the VHS of this for ages, afraid to let it go, and now I have a widescreen, subtitled DVD. It will take some getting used to. Like Power Rangers, if it was made for me specifically. An impossible movie to hate if you have just an inkling of a soul.
    Christopher B Super Reviewer
  • Apr 12, 2006
    I have a test I like to do. I put in Infra-Man with somebody who hasn't seen it, and I say "Tell me when this film hits 5 stars for you". Invariably, it happens within the first 30 minutes.
    Curt C Super Reviewer

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