Synopsis by Mark Deming
Carter Wong and Jia Ling star in this vintage martial arts action drama. The Ching Emperor has decided it is time to destroy all opposition to his imperial forces, and orders that the Shaolin Temple be destroyed. The emperor's minions set the temple ablaze, but 196 of the Shaolin Monks are able to escape. Bent on revenge, the monks formulate an elaborate plan to infiltrate to Emperor's palace and make him pay for his crimes.
emperor, forces [military], opposition, Shaolin, temple