A cast of martial arts legends band together in this relentlessly action-packed thriller from the iconic Shaw Brothers.
During the Sino-Japanese war, a Chinese patriot steals damning evidence that exposes traitorous intentions within the government. Planning to take the evidence from Shanghai to Hong Kong and make it public, he becomes an assassination target. In order to ensure safe passage, he employs an elite ensemble of fighters, The Shanghai Thirteen, to protect him on his treacherous mission. With formidable obstacles ahead and relentless pursuers behind, their only chance is to stand and fight!
"a Kung fu movie fans dream with hardly a minute going by without some sort of action.” - Asian Action Cinema