We have three (3) copies of the fun Korean martial arts romp Fists of Legend on Blu-ray Disc to offer up as a giveaway to our readers. Recently reviewed by our very own Brandon DuHamel, he said the film was packed with “delicious bits of nicely choreographed martial arts smackdowns” and that “There isn’t much to find fault with” in the video transfer.
See below for more details and for information on how to enter for a chance to win one of the three copies.
“… an epic swirl of masculine psychodrama …” – Robert Abele, LOS ANGELES TIMES
“… almost too much entertainment for one movie.” – Justin Chang, VARIETY
“… filled with some truly, brutal, yet fantastic fight scenes …” – Cinenerd, BLOGCRITICS.COM
The Greatest Fight Show on Earth
FISTS OF LEGEND
Kang Woo-suk’s Thrilling Bare-Knuckle Actioner Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD February 18th
All-Star Cast Includes Hwang Jung-min, Yu Jun-sang and Yun Jea-moon
Bonus Materials Include a “Making-of” Featurette,Premiere Coverage, Poster Photo Shoot and More
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. (December 9, 2013) – Legendary Korean blockbuster director Kang Woo-suk (Two Cops, Hanbando, Silmido) delivers his take on the cultural phenomenon of mixed martial arts in the action-packed drama FISTS OF LEGEND, debuting on Blu-ray and DVD February 18th from CJ Entertainment. Starring Hwang Jung-min (New World, The Unjust), Yu Jun-sang (My Husband Got a Family) and Yun Jea-moon (Jeonryung, Commitment), FISTS OF LEGEND also features highly raw and stylized fighting sequences choreographed by action director Jung Doo-hong (action coordinator for G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Berlin File). In addition, the film comes with two language tracks, the original Korean (with English subtitles) and an all-new English language dub.
FISTS OF LEGEND is a mixed martial arts reality TV show that recruits forgotten street fighting legends to a bloody battle against each other. Deok-kyu, Sang-hoon and Jae-suk were blockheaded high school friends who mainly used their fists to get what they wanted. An unfortunate incident tears their friendship apart and causes them to go their separate ways. Their lives collide once again after 25 years when the producers of FISTS OF LEGEND invite them to the biggest fight of their lifetime and a chance to win a $200,000 prize. The gruesome fighting competition unexpectedly forces the three men to reconcile their broken friendship from the past and encounter true victory. Be prepared to journey through the action-packed and unforgettable story of friendship in FISTS OF LEGEND. The film has a running time of 155 minutes with more than 40 minutes of bonus materials that include a “making of” featurette, footage of the world premiere, behind-the-scenes at the poster photo shoot and more.
The ultra-popular sport of mixed martial arts take a new twist in FISTS OF LEGEND, the story of three legendary street fighting high school friends and rivals who reunite 25 years later for the biggest fight of their lives. On a television show billed as “the greatest fight show on Earth,” eager amateurs with lots to prove boldly step into the ring and expect to leave bloody but victorious. The gruesome fighting competition unexpectedly forces the three men to reconcile their broken friendship from the past and encounter true victory. FISTS OF LEGEND delivers an action-packed and unforgettable story of friendship and bloodlust.
FISTS OF LEGEND is not rated.