Karate Bull Fighter

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Karate Bull Fighter (1975, USA) is a Martial Arts film directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi. Followed by Karate Bear Fighter

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Main Details

  • Released in 1975
  • Color
  • Running Time: 85 Min. (Aus)
  • Production Co: Toei Company
  • Distribution Co: United Artists (1977) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
  • Written by Norifumi Suzuki
  • Starring Jirô Chiba, Sonny Chiba, Masashi Ishibashi, Mikio Narita, Yumi Takigawa
  • Cinematography by Yoshio Nakajima

Also Known As

  • Champion of Death (International) (English title)
  • Karate Bull Fighter (USA) (DVD title)
  • Karate Bullfighter (USA)
  • Oyama - Champion of Death (Brazil) (video title)
  • O Protathlitis tou thanatou (Greece)

Plot Summary

  • This movie is based on the true life story of a Korean fighter named Choi Bae-dal (who later changed his name to Masutatsu Oyama), the founder of Kyokushin Karate in Japan.


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