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Holy Weapon (1993)

Wu xia qi gong zhu (original title)
The story of Seven Maidens who are recruited to challenge the threat posed by a Japanese swordsman of supernatural power.

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Jing Wong, Dennis Chan (uncredited)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Michelle Yeoh ... Mon Ching Sze / To Col Ching (as Chi-King Yeung)
Carol 'Do Do' Cheng ... Doll (as Yu-Ling Cheng)
Maggie Cheung ... Princess Tin Heung (as Man-Yuk Cheung)
Man Cheung ... Spider
Simon Yam ... Super Sword (as Tat-Wah Yam)
Dicky Cheung ... Ng Tung (as Wai-Kin Cheung)
Sandra Kwan Yue Ng ... Yam Kin Fai (as Kwan-Yue Ng)
Man-Tat Ng ... Ghost Doctor (as Mang-Tat Ng)
Damian Lau ... Mo Kake (as Chung-Yan Lau)
Charine Chan ... Butterfly (as Ka-Ling Chan)
Esther Kwan ... Blonde (as Wing-Ho Kwan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wai Lun Fung Wai Lun Fung
Yung-Chang Ho Yung-Chang Ho
Choi-Chow Hoh Choi-Chow Hoh
Ka-Hung Lee Ka-Hung Lee
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The story of Seven Maidens who are recruited to challenge the threat posed by a Japanese swordsman of supernatural power.

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Action | Comedy | Fantasy

Certificate:

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

3 June 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Holy Weapon See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Snow White: Your Dad wants to dump you, he wants you to marry a Korean prince. The Koreans love beating their wives! At least nine times per day. A wife is shared among 6 to 7 brothers. 9 times 6 equals 63, So you'll be beaten 63 times per day!
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He flies through the air with the greatest of ease...
30 July 2004 | by JohnSealSee all my reviews

Simon Yam plays Super Sword, a villain who transmogrifies into a badly animated cleaver whenever good guys threaten his evil plans. He's opposed by the Seven Maidens, who metamorphose at film's end into the Virgin Sword, a super weapon that resembles Texas pop group The Polyphonic Spree more than a death dealing blade of vengeance. In between some decent fight sequences, the film opts for cheap and sleazy scatalogical humor, most of which is childish beyond words, but the film does feature some memorable imagery, including the remarkable Black Widow Ninja and an opening sequence that, intentionally or otherwise, echoes Bunuel's Simon of the Desert. By no means a classic, Holy Weapon should be watched with your finger atop the fast forward button. The usual ineptly translated subtitles periodically slip off the bottom of the screen, but you won't be missing much important dialogue.


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