Executioners From Shaolin

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Executioners From Shaolin (1977, HK) is a Martial Arts film directed by Lau Kar Leung. Followed by Fists of the White Lotus.


Main Details

  • Released in 1977
  • Color
  • Running Time: 98 Min.
  • Production Co: Shaw Brothers
  • Distribution Co: New World Pictures (1982) (USA) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Lau Kar Leung
  • Written by Kuang Ni
  • Starring Kuan Tai Chen, Lily Li, Yue Wong, Lieh Lo, Kang-Yeh Cheng, Chia Hui Liu
  • Produced by Runme Shaw

Also Known As

  • Executioners of Death (USA) (dubbed version)
  • Hung Hei Kwun (Hong Kong) (Cantonese title)
  • Msciciele z klasztoru Shao Lin (Poland)
  • Shaolin Executioners (International) (video title) (English title)


Executioners from Shaolin or Hung Hsi Kuan is a 1977 Shaw Brothers kung fu film directed by Lau Kar-leung. It is released as Shaolin Executioners outside of Hong Kong and as Executioners of Death in North America. The film is a multi-generational story of revenge pitting the disciples of Shaolin temple against the historical figure of Pai Mei, founder of Pai Mei kung fu. (Wikipedia)


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