Overview

The Emperor's armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone's head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned with the excesses of his master. He leaves his post and takes up the quiet life of farming and raising a family. Eventually, though, his past catches up with him, and he must find a way to fight the flying guillotine if he is to save his head.

  1. Ho Meng-Hua

    Director

  2. Ni Kuang

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chen Kuan-Tai

    Chen Kuan-Tai

    Ma Teng

  2. Ku Feng

    Ku Feng

    Xin Kang

  3. Wai Wang

    Wai Wang

    Ah Kun/Xu Shuangkun

  4. Kong Yeung

    Kong Yeung

    Emperor Yung Cheng

  5. Lau Ng-Kei

    Lau Ng-Kei

    Mrs. Ma Yu-Ping

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The Flying Guillotine
The Flying Guillotine

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Original Title 血滴子

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 18, 1975
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language Chinese

Runtime 1h 51m

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