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Cui hua kuang mo (1993)

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


(as Godfrey Hall)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Niam ...
John Miller ...
Donna Jason ...
Jennifer Simmons
Sunny David ...
Emille Davazac ...
Hang Yip Yim ...
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 ...
Scott Shelton ...


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

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


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Release Date:

29 September 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A legyőzhetetlen  »

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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 »


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 »


[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.
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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.**

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