Browsing all 37 posts in Movies.

KARATE BEARFIGHTER

Masutatsu Oyama wins the all-Japan Karate tournament and becomes well-known throughout the country, but those in the conventional karate world are resentful of his skill and try to banish him. Oyama turns a deaf ear to their claims, and keeps on training his own way.

KARATE BULLFIGHTER

This movie is based on the true life story of a Korean fighter named Choi Bae-dal (who later changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama), the founder of Kyokushin Karate in Japan.

THE EXECUTIONER

When regular police procedure fail, an ex-police captain recruits a group of deadly assassins to take down a corrupt Yakuza boss.  Their first assignment to intercept a briefcase belonging to a Latin American gang that is smuggling drugs into Japan.  Led by Ryuichi Koga (Sonny Chiba), the last descendent of the Koga Ninja clan, they will leave a [...]

SISTER STREET FIGHTER: FIFTH LEVEL FIST

Etsuko Shihomi reprises her role as a female karate master in this 1976 follow-up to Sister Street Fighter (1974), which found her character in Hong Kong on a mission to locate her missing brother. In Sister Street Fighter: Fifth Level Fist (aka Sister Street Fighter 4), Shihomi uses her dazzling martial arts skills to infiltrate [...]

RETURN OF THE SISTER STREET FIGHTER

Etsuko Shihomi reprises her role as a female karate master in this 1975 follow-up to Sister Street Fighter (1974), in which her character journeyed to Hong Kong on a mission to track down her missing brother. In The Return of Sister Street Fighter (aka Sister Street Fighter 3), Shihomi must rescue a childhood friend abducted [...]

SISTER STREET FIGHTER: HANGING BY A THREAD

Etsuko Shihomi reprises her role as a female karate master in this 1974 sequel to Sister Street Fighter, which found her character in Hong Kong on a mission to track down her missing brother. In Hanging by a Thread (aka Sister Streetfighter 2), Shihomi is tasked with rescuing a kidnapped heiress and follows the clues [...]