Shaolin Temple (1976)
Action / Martial Arts
Directed by Cheh Chang
Cast: Shu Feng, Lam Kwong Jung and Chia Ling
Country: Hong Kong
The emperor is betrayed by one of his most trusted aides, the general of all his armies, who attacks the royal palace with his forces in order to establish himself as the new emperor. The emperor is slain during the attack and his wife and daughter commit suicide to prevent them from falling into the hands of the traitorous general. Escaping from the palace is the prince and a loyal general who head to a Shaolin temple for safety and a cure for the poison dart the prince was struck with. Once at the temple, the prince must recover from his injury as well as train with the temple’s monks in order to gain the skills needed to go back and defeat the evil general.