18 Fingers of Death! (2006) stars Noriyuki “Pat” Morita, Robin Shou and is directed by James Lew. It has a PG13 Rating.
The “buzz” in Hollywood is that, 18 FINGERS OF DEATH! will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing!
This funny “sockumentart” of the world of Chop sockey, kung fooey, ninja poo poo, karate kidding croutching tiger stuff takes you on the journey of making martial arts movies at it’s lowest.
The best kept secret in Hollywood is legendary martial arts star, Buford Lee. He has starred in eight hundred and three “B” minus minus martial arts movies. But nobody knows who he is! Nobody, that is, except Ronald Mck, fresh out of inner city high school, full of unstoppable energy and determined to shoot a documentary on his favorite martial arts hero, Buford Lee.
Through interviews, personal footage, private behind the scenes clips and selected action scenes from Buford’s classic movies like “I KILL YOU UNTIL YOU DIE”, “17 FINGERS OF DEATH!”, and “THE LEGEND OF THE DRUNKEN BASTARD”, you’ll really experience what it is like to be the “little fish” in the big pond.
The story follows Buford Lee’s quest to finally make his “break out” movie, 18 Fingers of Death! When the investors pull out of the project, Ronald teams up with Buford to make their own “independant” movie. Will they succeed? Will he get the girl? Will Hollywood ever know who Buford Lee is?