Kung Fu Killer Reviews

May 15, 2019
A frenzied fight film steeped in the history of martial arts movies, and a genre-hopper that borrows elements from sources as diverse as Silence of the Lambs and gunslinger westerns.
August 24, 2017
Director Chan doesn't skimp on the hand-to-hand, foot-to-face, and occasional sword-to-shoulder action.
September 13, 2016
Part of the fun of watching this film is counting how many cameos you can spot.
May 11, 2015
It's an exciting watch, but more than that it's a respectful appreciation of Hong Kong cinema and all those who came before.
May 1, 2015
Genre aficionados will best appreciate this latest Hong Kong martial-arts adventure.
May 1, 2015
Teddy Chen's combination police procedural and kick-ass action film provides a sturdy vehicle for longtime Hong Kong star Donnie Yen, who at age 51 proves he's still in good enough shape to deliver all the right moves.
April 27, 2015
Kung Fu Jungle/Killer is a factory-made cheeseburger...
April 26, 2015
Kung Fu Killer is all brawn and no brains, making for a furiously frenzied action watch without an ounce of interest outside of punches and kicks.
April 23, 2015
"Kung Fu Killer" lacks the brio and spice of its ancestors.
April 23, 2015
Kung Fu Killer manages to be your better-than-average chop-socky fun for a couple of reasons, starting with veteran actor Donnie Yen in the lead as Mo Hahou, who can fight and emote with equal proficiency.
April 23, 2015
Director Teddy Chan knows his way around a brutal fight scene for sure, and he makes it clear from even the film's first moments that his return to directing after five years will be totally in thrall to the filmmaking dynasties that raised him.
April 23, 2015
This isn't a new golden age of martial arts films, but with Yen holding down the fort in China and southeast Asian fighters Iko Uwais and Tony Jaa, it's a pretty good one.
April 23, 2015
Here, in this entertaining, preposterous goof of a kung fu movie, are all those values missing from the mainstream of American action filmmaking ...
April 22, 2015
An undeniably bland film in style and story, despite a few elaborately staged fight sequences.
April 22, 2015
Yen, along with director Teddy Chan, have been taking a few cues from The Raid and the new breed of action flick.
February 20, 2015
[An] efficient thriller that's sure to tick all the boxes for fans of Asian action movies.
February 19, 2015
The fight scenes are terrific, but the haphazard plotting, off-the-peg characterisations and drippy music elsewhere lack flavour.
February 16, 2015
Some of the fight scenes are dazzling in their speed and complexity.