Above the Law (Zhi fa xian feng) (1986)





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Yuen Biao plays Jason Chan a lawyer, angry at the way the law seems to protect the bad guys, he decides to take the law into his own hands when a key witness and his entire family are murdered. but Cindy Si (Cynthia Rothrock) is soon on his case and it all spirals into a situation only a few will survive.
Action & Adventure , Art House & International
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Critic Reviews for Above the Law (Zhi fa xian feng)

All Critics (1)

Does it rise above the limitations of Hong Kong action cinema? Definitely not. Is it fun to watch? Most certainly, yes.

May 30, 2007
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Above the Law (Zhi fa xian feng)


Extremely cheesy and dated, but there are a couple of undeniably amazing moments, such as an epic arm-mounted "fist cam" punch, and a heart-stopping drop out of a helicopter.

Austin Vashaw
Austin Vashaw

Every one looks so young in this movie. Good story, good action, good theme, different ending than most martial arts movies.

James Parson
James Parson

One of the bestest Cynthia Rothrock movies where it filmed in Hong Kong with co-star Yuen Biao. Cynthia's stand-out fight scene is a weapon's duel with another American martial arts mistress Karen Shepard - amazing!

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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