8 Diagram Pole Fighter

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1984
  • Color
  • Aspect Ratio: (2.35:1)
  • Runtime: 93 min
  • Rated: R
  • Production Co: Shaw Brothers Studios
  • Directed by Chia-Liang Liu (Lau Kar Leung)
  • Written by Chia-Liang Liu (Lau Kar Leung), Kuang Ni
  • Starring: Chia Hui Liu (Gordon Liu), Sheng Fu, Lily Li, Kara Hui, Ching-Ching Yeung, Lung Wei Wang, Chan-Peng Chang, Yung-cheng Chang, Tiet Wo Chu, Hou Hsiao, Phillip Ko, Ming Ku, King Chu Lee, Chia-Liang Liu (Lau Kar Leung), Te-Lo Mai, Yue Wong, Tak Yuen
  • Produced by Mona Fong
  • Original Music by Chin Yung Shing (as Stephen Shing), Chen-hou Su
  • Cinematography by An-Sung Tsao
  • Film Editing by Hsing-lung Chiang, Yen Hai Li
  • Art Direction by Ching-Shen Chen, Kuang-hsien Teng

Plot Summary

  • Mongols, with the help of an insider, ambush the influential Yang Family, defenders of the dynasty. The Mongols must hunt down all Yang survivors so their insidious plot to overthrow the dynasty will not be uncovered.

Also Known As

  • Invincible Pole Fighter (USA)
  • Les 8 diagrammes de Wu-Lang (France)
  • Der Todesspeer der Shaolin
  • Eight Diagram Pole Fighter
  • The Invincible Pole Fighters
  • Der Todesstab des Shaolin
  • Magnificent Pole Fighter
  • Wu Lang ba gua gun (original title)
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