The Thundering Mantis

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Thundering Mantis (1980, HK) is a Kung Fu film directed by Teddy Yip


Main Details

  • Released in 1980
  • Color
  • Running time: 85 minutes
  • Production Co: Goldig Films (H.K.) Ltd/East Asia (H.K.) Film Co.
  • Distribution Co: Goldig Films (H.K.) Ltd. (Hong Kong)
  • Directed by Teddy Yip
  • Produced by Stanley Chow
  • Screenplay by Cheung San-yee
  • Starring Bryan Leung, Cheng Feng, Eddy Ko Hung
  • Music by Stanley Chow
  • Cinematography by Cheung Tak-kon
  • Edited by Wong Chau-kwai, Cheung Kwok-kuen

Plot Summary

  • In the process of taking control of a village, three vicious gangs murder a highly respected resident. When the victim’s brother finds out what happened, he becomes enraged and sets out to exact vengeance using his powerful Thunder Kick technique.
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