Blu-ray release: ‘Armour of God’
By Phil Mills | Oct 26, 2021
88 Films are bringing the 1986 Hong Kong action-comedy ‘Armour of God’ (龍兄虎弟) to UK deluxe collector’s edition Blu-ray on December 13, 2021.
Directed by Eric Tsang and Jackie Chan, the film follows an adventurer sent on a quest to find a mysterious treasure held by a shadowy organisation of monks. The cast includes Jackie Chan, Alan Tam, Lola Forner, Rosamund Kwan, and Bozidar Smiljanic.
Synopsis: Former musician Asian Hawk (Chan) becomes embroiled in a dangerous quest to seek out the last three parts of lost treasure the Armour of God, in order to save his ex-band mate’s girlfriend from the clutches of a ruthless cult.
• Original Hong Kong Theatrical and International Cuts
• Newly remastered English subtitles
• Cantonese/English soundtracks
• Audio Commentary with Frank Djeng
• Audio Commentary with Mike Leeder and Arne Venema
• Audio Commentary with Kenneth Brorsson and Phil Gillon
• The Art of Action with Scott Adkins & Matt Routledge
• Jackie Chan on VHS – The VPF Years with Steve Lawson
• Rise of the Phoenix – Radek Sienski on Armour of God
• Celebrity Talk Show (1989) (subtitled)
• Short film High upon High – The Armour of Funk (2016)
• High Upon High – behind the scenes with Andy Long Nguyen & Side-by-Side
• Hong Kong Movie Tours – Then & Now
• Japanese Closing Out-takes
• Interview with Golden Harvest editor Peter Cheung
• Interview with Jackie Chan [archive]
• Interview with Willie Chan [archive]
• Hong Kong and English trailers
• Rigid slipcase with artwork by R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien
• Reversible sleeve with alternative Hong Kong artwork
• Double-sided foldout Poster
• 6 Replica Lobby Cards
• 88-page perfect-bound book
‘Armour of God’ is available to pre-order now from Amazon.co.uk.
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