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Five Element Ninjas in 35mm

Five Element Ninjas in 35mm
Kung Fu Theater presents the only known 35mm print of this 1982 crowd-pleasing martial arts classic! One of the greatest kung fu movies of all time.

Two warring clans challenge each other to a tournament, employing a wide array of insane martial arts weaponry. The losing clan seeks revenge by hiring the legendary Five Element Ninjas to kill their rivals. The Five Elements consist of GOLD ninjas who wear blinding attire, WOOD ninjas who hide inside trees, FIRE ninjas who cloak themselves with smoke bombs, WATER ninjas who drown their foes, and EARTH ninjas who dwell underground. They quickly annihilate everyone in mind-boggling fashion and prove to be unstoppable. When they turn on their employers, it's up to some young warriors to learn the art of the ninja in order to destroy them. Packed from beginning to end with kung fu excitement, this movie is guaranteed to leave your jaw on the floor.
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Director: Chang Cheh
Format: 35mm

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