A bizarre martial arts film in which Turkish Bruce Lee beats up opponents while on drugs

A bizarre martial arts film in which Turkish Bruce Lee

In the 1970s, martial arts began a new triumphal march around the world. Triggered in particular by the success of Bruce Lee, a wave of kung fu films swept the globe. Among other things also in Turkey. In the SchleFaZ (“The Worst Movies of All Time”) series, Oliver Kalkofe and Peter Rütten are showing the bizarre action hit Karamurat – His kung fu is deadly. There, the Anatolian star Cüneyt Arkin takes on the drug-addicted henchmen of a tyrant.

On TV: Action star takes action against “China powder” in the Sultan’s name

In the mid-15th century, the Turkish Sultan Mehmed II (Bora Ayanoğlu) decided to expand the borders of his empire to the east. But the local tyrant Mustafa (Pasquale Basile) opposes him with the help of his warriors, all of whom he is With “Powder also China” (via cut reports ) docile. Without further ado, the Sultan sends his elite fighter Kara Murat (Arkin) to put an end to the hustle and bustle.

Watch a scene from Karamurat here:

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The result is a bizarre mixture of absurd dialogues, acrobatic fight scenes and at times astonishingly opulent set equipment. Karamurat is certainly not a masterpiece, could definitely appeal to B-movie fans as a curiosity. The film last ran on TV 34 years ago (via YouTube).

When is the action hit Karamurat coming – His kung fu is deadly on TV?

Karamurat – His kung fu is deadly runs on TV today, Friday, September 23, 2022, at 10:15 p.m. The trash films from the SchleFaZ series will be shown every Friday until October 28th (via Tele 5 ).

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