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Heroes of the East [DVD] [1979]

  • SKU: 8810209
  • Release Date: 05/27/2008
  • Rating: NR

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

    Special Features

    • Feature commentary with Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan
    • Spotlight on a Legend: A tribute to celebrated Martial Arts icon Lau Kar-Leung, with Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan
    • Hero of Shaolin: An exclusive interview with leading man Gordon Liu
    • Shaolin Vs. Ninja: An exploration of the legendary Martial Arts weapon forms of China and Japan
    • Trailer gallery


    Heroes of the East
    A Chinese kung-fu master is put in the precarious position of having to salvage his honor after inadvertently insulting the family of his new Japanese bride. His loyalty on the line, the dishonored martial artist attempts to regain his in-laws' trust by dueling with seven Japanese ninjas. With each round, the stakes get higher, the fighting styles alternate, and his opponents grow increasingly fierce. Which style will ultimately prove more effective, and what will it take for the hapless groom to admit that he's finally met his match? ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

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      Chan Lung
    • Yasuaki Kurata
      Yasuaki Kurata
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      Cheng Kang-yeh
    • Image coming soon
      Yuka Mizuno

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    Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars



      I remember watching this movie back in the day during "Blackbelt Theatre" which came on Saturday afternoons after the morning cartoons. This was about Chinese Kung-Fu vs. Japanese Martial Arts. This movie rocked back then, and it still rocks now!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Clearly Shows the Difference


      I like that the movie shows the difference forms of fighting skills from the Japanese and Chinese standpoint. Plus the women with fighting skills still had to deal with discrimination.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great movie

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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      I have loved this classic movies for decades...I'm glad that Best Buy offered it in DVD format!! Thanks BB

      I would recommend this to a friend

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