Karate For Life
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- Karate For Life (Karate baka ichidai) (Japan, 1977) is a Martial Arts-Action-Biography-Drama film directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi. It follows Karate Bull Fighter and Karate Bear Fighter.
- Featured in: The Masutatsu Oyama Trilogy
- Released on May 14, 1977
- Running time: 91 minutes
- Production and Distribution Co.: Toei Studios
- Directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
- Written by Ikki Kajiwara, Masahiro Kakefuda
- Starring: Sonny Chiba, Kôjirô Hongô, Hideo Murota
- 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.