Blu-ray release: ‘When Taekwondo Strikes’

By   |  Nov 3, 2023

Eureka Entertainment are bringing the 1973 Hong Kong martial arts movie ‘When Taekwondo Strikes’ (跆拳震九州) to UK Blu-ray on January 22, 2024.

Directed by , the film follows a resistance group that enlists the help of a Hapkido expert to rescue their master from Japanese occupying forces. The cast includes , , , , , and .

Synopsis: In Japanese occupied Korea, resistance leader Lee (Jhoon Rhee) is captured by the Japanese occupying forces. To rescue him, his pupil Jin (Carter Wong) must get help from a Hapkido expert (Angela Mao). Together they fight their way through an army of Japanese villains.

• 1080p HD presentation of the original Hong Kong theatrical cut from a brand new 2K restoration
• Original Mandarin mono audio
• “Classic” English dubbed mono audio
• Optional alternate English audio track with different music cues
• Optional English Subtitles, newly translated for this release
• New audio commentary by Samm Deighan
• The Best of the Martial Arts Films (1990) – feature-length documentary
• Trailers
• Limited Edition O-Card slipcase featuring new artwork by Darren Wheeling
• A Limited Edition Collector’s Booklet featuring new writing by James Oliver

‘When Taekwondo Strikes’ is available to pre-order now from

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