Blu-ray & DVD release: ‘The Crippled Masters’

By   |  May 30, 2024

Film Masters are bringing the 1979 Hong Kong martial arts movie ‘The Crippled Masters’ (天殘地缺) to US Blu-ray and DVD on July 23, 2024.

Directed by Law Chi, the film revolves around two men who go in search of revenge after they are crippled by a villainous master. The cast includes Shun Chung-Chuen, Thomas Hong, He Jiu, Chen Mu-Chuan, and Li Chung-Chien.

Synopsis: Two men, one who has lost both arms and the other who has lost both legs, seek revenge against the villainous master who crippled them. They undergo rigorous training, mastering their unique fighting styles. As both men hone their skills, they encounter various challenges and adversaries, including other martial artists and the master’s henchmen. Along the way, they form a deep bond and develop innovative techniques that capitalize on their strengths and compensate for their weaknesses.

• Liner notes by Lawrence Carter-Long
• Full Commentary by Will Sloan and Justin Decloux
• New documentary by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures
• Original trailer recut using restored film elements
• Festival of Kung Fu Trailers

‘The Crippled Masters’ is available to pre-order now from

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