4.1/10
1,785
42 user 17 critic

Cui hua kuang mo (1993)

Kristi Jones (Cynthia Rothrock) avenges her sister's death at the hands of a crazed martial arts rapist.

Director:

(as Godfrey Hall)

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

China O'Brien (1990)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

China O'Brien; big city police woman; martial arts trainer, is forced to hand in her badge and head home to her father and the small town where she grew up. The peaceful town she knew is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clouse
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Keith Cooke
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The cops Tarek Richards (Jalal Merhi) and Linda Masterson (Cynthia Rothrock) in New York on investigating mysterious murders of martial arts masters, whose bodies have wounds similar to ... See full summary »

Director: J. Stephen Maunder
Stars: Jalal Merhi, Bolo Yeung, Cynthia Rothrock
Martial Law (Video 1990)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

An undercover cop teams up with a martial-arts expert to stop a gang of drug smugglers and car thieves.

Director: Steve Cohen
Stars: Chad McQueen, Cynthia Rothrock, David Carradine
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Kris and Preston team up once again to take on powerful gangster Buntao. But, Buntao has problems of his own, dealing with Dazo, another gangster who is on a steady rise to power...

Director: Guy Norris
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Patrick Muldoon
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Story about an inner-city high school teacher who musters the martial arts to thwart the lure of street gangs and their seductive plague of drugs.

Director: Terence H. Winkless
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Terri Treas
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's ... See full summary »

Director: Godfrey Ho
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Donna Jason, John Miller
Tiger Claws (1991)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The police do not know what to do. They have to deal with a serial killer who aims at martial arts masters. One after another is killed in the same brutal way. This may be a chance for ... See full summary »

Director: Kelly Makin
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Nick Dibley, Fern Figueiredo
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Sean and Billie are undercover cops and martial arts masters. Investigating the death of a cop, they uncover a deadly ring of murder and corruption at a glitzy nightclub where the rich are ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Anderson
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Jeff Wincott, Billy Drago
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

After attackers kill her sister and nephew, a female psychologist becomes a defense witness by day and avenger by night.

Director: Paul Maslak
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Tony Lo Bianco, Kurt McKinney
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Asprin (Mang Hoi) and Strepsil (John Shum), two petty thieves who inadvertently become involved in a murder case when they steal items belonging to a murdered man. The man had hidden an ... See full summary »

Director: Corey Yuen
Stars: Michelle Yeoh, Cynthia Rothrock, John Sham
Lady Dragon (1992)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An ex-CIA agent (Kathy Gallagher) living in Indonesia tracks Ludvig Hauptman, the arms dealer who killed her husband. Along the way, she meets a young boy and his grandfather, who teach her in the ways of the Lady Dragon.

Director: David Worth
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Richard Norton, Robert Ginty
Fight to Win (1987)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Martial artists in America battle over the possession of three ancient Chinese statues.

Director: Leo Fong
Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, George Chung, Richard Norton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Don Niam ...
John Miller ...
Donna Jason ...
Jennifer Simmons
Sunny David ...
Emille Davazac ...
Anna
Hang Yip Yim ...
Hank
Richard Yuen ...
Ryko (as Ricky Yuen)
Gerald Klein ...
Mike (as Jerald Klein)
William Buckley ...
Police Captain
Mike Sutton ...
Police Undercover
...
Lou (as Michael Walter)
Linn Thai ...
Eagle Lee
Shelton Lee ...
Diablo
Scott Shelton ...
Bear
Edit

Storyline

Kristi Jones (Cynthia Rothrock) avenges her sister's death at the hands of a crazed martial arts rapist.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Out of the ring, into the fire... in a fight to the finish See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

29 September 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A legyőzhetetlen  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Cynthia Rothrock claimed that some of her costars had such difficulty remembering their lines while filming that portions of dialogue were written down and taped to her forehead for the actors to read. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Simmons phones Greg to give him a possible address for their suspect she arranges to meet him there but doesn't give him the address. Shortly afterwards they both turn up there. See more »

Quotes

[after seeing Kristi beat up a suspect, making an arrest]
Nick DiMarco: Hold it right there... Kristi, what the hell are you doing?
Kristi Jones: Nick, I...
Nick DiMarco: I don't wanna hear it! Save it for the station.
[they scuffle a bit]
Nick DiMarco: Kristi, I was worried about you. You stormed out of the morgue on me... Where have you been?
Kristi Jones: I just needed some time to be alone.
Nick DiMarco: [Disappointed] Just get in the car.
See more »

Connections

References Seven Samurai (1954) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Diabolical! Atrocious! But dag-nabbit it's fun!!
20 January 2005 | by (Marlow, England) – See all my reviews

Another epic piece of art from director Godfrey Ho, the man who has directed about 100 films with the word Ninja in the title! This doesn't have ninja in the title but don't be fooled there is plenty of martial arts action. Like his other films this is a shockingly cheap and hilariously bad movie. The acting is especially poor. Leading the movie is the queen of martial arts, her hotness; Cynthia Rothrock (kill me now Cynthia!!). Cynthia does her usual ass kicking routine as she stars as a waitress who also fights illegally for money on the side. When her sister is killed she vows revenge. Rothrock can't really act worth a hill a beans really and she proves that when identifying her sisters body. She looks at the corpse and just as I thought they would have her do the typical action star scowl, clenching of the fist, before running out the building to do damage, she burst into tears. Now you may think "Wow, stretching!" However it is scary. She is so over the top and loud that I was actually frightened (frightened but still being aroused by her presence). Having said that Rothrock is not the worst actor in this picture, in fact she is the best which gives you some indication at the level this film is made. It is like a Troma film without all the gore and female nudity, even though there is a little gore, and a little female nudity (not Rothrock lads!). While Cynthia had her little "where's my academy award?" moments, bad guy Don Niam was atrocious. Niam, sporting the worst, most permed mullet ever seen is so ridiculously cheesy that he merely has to appear on screen for me to laugh manically at him. When he speaks he is even funnier. His face has a kind of "please hit me!" look to it and the way his mullet sways about is very amusing. My brother put it best about ¾ of the way through when he said "I swear that mullet gets bigger in every scene!" I thought that too. There are a few mullets in the film and some fashion that makes this film look very 80's, however it was made in the mid 90's!

Once again, like Ho's other epics, this has some good fights. Particularly a superbly rough fight between Don Niam and John Miller that ends hilariously (it involves a hook and an eye socket but you'll really have to see it.). What I love is the whole cheesiness of B-movies like this. They take it a step beyond your average DTV film and as such something this cheesy is far more entertaining than something plain bad and boring, staring Steven Seagal. To sum up how cheesy and stupid this film is: In the middle of the climactic fight scene between Niam and Miller, they both tear their shirts off (for no good reason) and continue the fight bare chested, yet miraculously they are oiled up to the eye balls. It is an hilariously macho scene that comes across as more homo-erotic, with oily men grabbing and hitting each other, it couldn't have been gayer if they'd have recreated Olly Reed and Alan Bates nude wrestling match. I think there is something Godfrey isn't telling us!

So with ample fist fights and plenty of bad acting, this film has good entertainment values, as well as some excellent fight scenes. Unfortunately no Scorpion kick from Rothrock in this.**


50 of 56 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page