Master of the Flying Guillotine (1975)
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When the Manchu dynasty employs the Master of the Flying Guillotine (Kam Kong) in hopes of quelling the resistance stirring within than Han people (their dynasty had recently been overtaken) the Master accepts, oblivious to the challenges that could impede him. Before long, a fighting tournament is announced, and the participants include the One Armed Boxer, who was responsible for killing two of the Master's disciples. The Master is certain he can down his newfound opponent by means of the Flying Guillotine (which entails hurling through the air at such a velocity that the victim is decapitated on contact), but the One Armed Boxer proves a challenging fighter himself. The film also features Jimmy Wang Yu and Lung Kun Yee. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi … More
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Critic Reviews for Master of the Flying Guillotine
For old-fashioned raw energy, it's tough to beat.
Once you find the groove of this delectable cheese fest, you'll realize how influential Guillotine has been.
Snags the viewer's attention by lacing its martial-arts high jinks with a compelling weirdness.
With its nonstop flurry of fighting, ersatz bloodletting and incidental hilarity, this remains [Yu's] signature work.
Audience Reviews for Master of the Flying Guillotine
Baddest old guy in a kung fu flick ever. Baddest weapon ever created. Indian guy that stretches his arms....i could go on and on.
I feel like I've just been let it on a secret.
One of the coolest, purest and craziest kung fu films ever made.
The flying Guillotine is one of the most WTF weapons in the genre. Imagine a bladed bee keepers helmet on a chain and it's being wielded by a blind blood thirst monk on a revenge kick.
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