Paul, an ace driver and Nick, a wizard of mechanics, form a perfect team of auto racers. By winning a rigged race and he had to leave victory to a rider of a team in the pay of a mobster ... See full summary »
The characters engage in a séance at a mansion while a storm rages outside. During their stay, the film uses an extensive flashback structure to reveal the various criminal acts that each have perpetrated.
As seen on Charge TV, horrible comedy & lack of star talent dooms this film.
As I'm typing this, I discovered the movie on the terrestrial channel Charge TV at 2 a.m. I Googled "Hercules Against Karate" & read a recap from one person who disliked it. To call this "mindless kung fu action" is an understatement. There's embarrassing stereotypical portrayals of Asians whose names have unfunny puns. One notable scene includes a bar fight scene where two Americans fight football fans. Even though the scene takes place in Sydney, Australia, (If you didn't watch the beginning of the movie, you likely missed seeing the town's famous bridge & opera house and wouldn't be sure if the scene's in Sydney.) the Italian crew thought it'd be a funny & innovative idea to have the brawlers use American, not Australian football tactics. Also when I watch on TV some movie from the '60s-'90s that has an Italian crew, I'd assume Bud Spencer would be in it, like "Superfantagenio" (which I saw on the MOVIES! channel as "Aladdin"). But I can't recognize the lead actor here, but maybe it's better I recognize nobody. I already had the bad movie experience of watching "The Counselor" which Brad Pitt was in but the star, among many, was Michael Fassbender. Anyway back to this movie. There's a really bad proportion of comedy to action scenes, as in there's way too much slapstick which is intended for yuks but I'm just cringing silently. You'd think films this crappy would appear on Netflix or even YouTube. But I think anybody who worked on "Hercules Against Karate" or in media knows better to put it on the Internet, & somehow it finds its way in a rabbit-ear channel. In conclusion, two thumbs down, & I better go to bed.
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