The Killer Meteors (1976)

Posted in Reviews by - February 27, 2013
The Killer Meteors (1976)

Top-knot hairstyles and colourful costumes adorn this period chopsocky, a hopelessly convoluted Lo Wei picture that finds Wang Yu as the indestructible Killer Meteor who waves around a secret, all-powerful weapon. He keeps it strapped to his back and staunchly under wraps, despite the fact it looks alarmingly similar to a long stick. A young Jackie Chan is poisoned by his domineering wife, and Wang Yu is the only one capable of retrieving the antidote. In typical Lo Wei fashion, thousands of two-bit caricatures mess up the narrative, and the lack of decent kung fu makes this one a struggle. Still, the special effects are quite funny.

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