Zhong Guo Chao Ren (1975)
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The Demon Princess Elzebub plots to conquer the Earth. She destroys a few major cities in Hong Kong to prove her power to a terror-stricken humanity. Returning to her lair in Inner-Earth, she awakens her army of Skeleton Ghosts and her various Ice Monsters to wreak havoc! But there is one hope. In view of the current crisis, he has at long last completed and is prepared to use the BDX Project: In the HQ's secret laboratory, Professor Liu ying De transforms Lei Ma, a high-ranking SH officer, into the bionic kung fu superhero, the Inframan! Able to perform impossible feats, as well as being equipped with death-dealing weapons, the solar-powered red & silver armored Inframan is mankind's only hope against Elzebub and her army of devils.
The Man Behind Bionics (USA)
Also Known As:
Title: Zhong Guo Chao Ren
Release Date: March 31, 2006
Runtime: 80 mins
All Genres: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Hong Kong
Sound: 4-Track Stereo
IMDB Rating: 6.2
Buried.com Rating: 7.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With Z
MPAA Rating: PG
Danny Lee ...Rayma / Inframan (as Li Hsui-Hsien)
Terry Liu ...Princess Dragon Mom
Hsieh Wang ...Professor (as Wang Hsieh)
Man Tzu yuan ...Chan's Daughter
Wen wei Lin ...Chu Ming
Dana ... (as Shu-yi Tsen)
Chien Lung Huang ...
Lu Sheng ...
yang Chiang ...
Chun Chin ...
Tien chu Chin ...
Jen Kwan ...
Bruce Le ...Xiaolong (as Kin Lung Hung)
Fanny Leung ... (as Man-yi Liang)
Wai Lo ...
Shun yee yuen ...
yung yu Chen
More Movie Taglines:
- The Man Behind Bionics (USA)
- The man beyond bionics.
- Created by science
- Powered by nuclear energy... The Man Beyond Bionics
- Princess Dragon Mom: Greetings to you, Earthlings, I am Princess Dragon Mom. I have taken over this planet, now I own the Earth and you'll be my slaves for all eternity.
Professor: There are other weapons I haven't given you as yet. For success it's essential you have thunderball fists. Rayma: I can have such a thing? Professor: That's right, thunderball fists!
Professor: No matter how potent your weapons are, you'll be defeated because Infra-Man is invincible against them!
- The Japanese TV shows "Urutoraman: KŻsŰ tokusatsu shirÓzu" (1966) and "Kamen Raid‚" (1971) (which were extremely successful in Hong Kong) are the bases for this film.
The first monster Inframan fights is a plant monster (and not an octopus monster, as is commonly believed).
This film has historical importance: -The first superhero movie in China. -The first movie promotion in Hong Kong using a hot air balloon. -The first Shaw Brothers production using a storyboard.
In the original Chinese version, Princess Dragon Mom's name is said to be Demon Princess Elzebub. This is a play on Beelzebub, a name meaning "Lord of the Flies" attributed to both a Biblical idol and the devil.
In the original Chinese dub, the monsters were named as follows... Demon Princess Elzebub, Witch Eye, Fire Dragon, Spider Monster, Plant Monster, Drill Arm, Long-Haired Monster, and Iron Armor Monsters. In the English dub, they were renamed as follows... Princess Dragon Mom, She Demon, Emperor of Doom, Giant Beetle Monster, Octopus Mutant, Driller Beast, Laser Horn Monster, and Iron Fist Robots. The English dub also lists Elzebub's dragon form as Flying Dragon Lizard.
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