Shaw Brothers Martial Arts FilmsThe Shaw Brothers made over 1000 films before they left the film industry in 1987 to concentrate on television production. They resumed film production in 2009. The Shaw Brothers are best known in the west for Shaw Brothers martial arts films. The Shaw Brothers included Runje, Runme, and Runde and Run Run Shaw. This article covers Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Films 1972.

Editors note: The Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Film Project is a work in progress.

Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Films 1971

Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Films 1973

The 14 Amazons (1972) [Shi si nu ying hao]

The cast of The 14 Amazons is a veritable “who’s who” of the golden age of Shaw Brothers swordplay adventures, and was not only a major box office hit (ranking 4th for 1972), but also a top prize winner, including Best Support Actress for Lisa Lu, a special citation for outstanding lead female performance for Lily Ho, Best Director for Cheng Kang, and an award for Honorable Mention for Drama.

Directors: Kang Cheng, Shao-Yung Tung (co-director)
Writers: Yang Kao (story: The Legend of the Yang Family), Kang Cheng (screenplay)
Stars: Hua Tsung, Mei Sheng Fan, Chung-Hsin Huang

The Angry Guest (1972) [E ke]
Duel Of Fist was another hit from the “iron triangle” of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung. And, as with all the director’s classics, one good hit deserves another, so this sequel was called for. When last we left our heroes, they had triumphed against evil in Thailand. But a vengeful Japanese gangster has their mother killed and one of their girlfriends kidnapped.

Director: Cheh Chang
Writer: Kuang Ni (as I Kuang)
Stars: David Chiang, Lung Ti, Li Ching

Black Tavern(1972)

Boxer From Shantung (1972)

The Deadly Knives (1972)

Delighful Forest (1972)

The Devil’s Mirror (1972)

Finger of Doom (1972)

The Imperial Swordsman (1972)

The Sacred Knives of Vengeance (1972)

Five Fingers of Death (1972)

The Lizard (1972)

Man of Iron (1972)

Pursuit (1972)

The Thunderbolt Fist (1972)

Trilogy of Swordsmanship (1972)

The Water Margin (1972)

The Young Avenger(1972)

Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Films 1971

Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Films 1973

Editors note: The Shaw Brothers Martial Arts Film Project is a work in progress.

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