Big Boss 2 saw light of the day

What's the latest and hottest rare kung fu out there?
Posts: 577
Joined: Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:42 pm

Big Boss 2 saw light of the day

Postby lauslee » Tue Mar 16, 2010 6:12 pm

Our friend Naushad from South Africa uploaded clip of this movie i hope that he will release it |:o|:o|:o|:o|:o


Posts: 178
Joined: Thu Jul 09, 2009 2:51 pm

Postby k-fist » Wed Mar 17, 2010 12:57 pm

Great to see lauslee !!!

Silver & Gold Dragon
Posts: 808
Joined: Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:09 pm

Postby Silver & Gold Dragon » Wed Mar 17, 2010 1:27 pm

nice post :)

Posts: 577
Joined: Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:42 pm

Postby lauslee » Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:54 pm

He is going to upload clips from Magic Ring soon.

Posts: 577
Joined: Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:42 pm

Postby lauslee » Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:04 am

Thanks hanak :), i also hope that he will release them once.

Posts: 493
Joined: Fri Oct 23, 2009 1:35 am

Postby RTF600 » Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:43 pm

2010 The Year of Rares!!!:)

Posts: 1351
Joined: Sat Feb 18, 2006 9:46 pm

Postby chopsocky » Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:29 pm

SO NOT Starring Dragon Lee, Jackie Chang, Liu Ying Hung


Posts: 577
Joined: Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:42 pm

Postby lauslee » Fri Jul 02, 2010 10:44 am

There are a several movies titled as Big Boss 2. Lo Lieh movie was originally called Big Boss 2 but in the USA they re-titled it to Fists of Fury 2. Now Dragon Lees movie was actually called Dragon Bruce Lee 2 but in the USA they re-titled it in Big Boss 2. Also there is horror movie Big Boss 2 and Casanova Wongs film Big Boss 2.

Posts: 541
Joined: Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:29 pm

Postby samtheseed » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:08 am

Additional Info On Big Boss 2 (Lo Lieh) 1976.
About a year and a half ago I stumbled over the above trailer on YouTube. The film is THE BIG BOSS PART 2 and it's a kind of sequel to the Bruce Lee film. It was directed by Chan Chue and stars Lo Lieh and Bruce Le (and should not be confused with several other films also using the same title in various different territories). The film is listed on Hong Kong Movie Data Base as being a HK film but I'm sure some of those actors are Thai so until I get more solid info I'm listing it as a co-production. Oh, and the difference between this one and THE BIG BOSS is that Lee's film is out there, everywhere, on DVD and VHS, while this one is... completely impossible to get to see. Well, unless you live in Zambia! (I'll get to that in a tic).

The trailer looks like this is a fun, trashy, cheap, exploitative and WILD film! Some martial arts fans have stated it looks crappy and, well if I were a real kung fu film fan I might agree - but I'm not! I'm a fan of, well, trashy, cheap, exploitative and wild films! LOL. So it looks just up my alley. I would certainly love to see THE BIG BOSS PART 2 but unfortunately that's most likely not going to happen any day soon.
In the 18 months since I found the trailer I have come up with this info about a release: There is none! There's never been any!! And there may never be one!!! It's almost a lost film ... well, if it weren't for the fact that I'm aware of the existence of ONE cinema print!

It seems that back in the apartheid days of the 70s and 80s a lot of wild HK and other Asian films played in the South African cinemas. One big cinema had a lot of these prints and when the owner died his son-in-law took over. That guy formed a video label called Global and he started to put out a lot of these rare films on DVD.

Crude cinema prints were used for the DVD's without any form of restoration but at least it means you can get to see these rare films. I have some Filipino films from Global that haven't been released anywhere else on DVD and altho the DVD's in question are direct off 16mm film prints they're cool enough (one of the films is THEY CALL HER... CLEOPATRA WONG which has also come out from Dark Sky recently). If you're into spaghetti westerns you've undoubtedly come across the odd Global release.

Anyhoo, to make a long story short the Global guy had a print of THE BIG BOSS PART 2 but didn't wish to release it (despite heaps of fans bugging him about it) and in the end he sold the print to a cinema in Zambia. I don't have the name nor location of said cinema.

Someone wrote to him and bugged him about a DVD-R but he was adamant; no DVD-R! However, and get this, because some fans on Kung Fu Cinema forum doubted that he even had a print he uploaded 10 minutes from the film to YouTube! So even tho he never intended to release the film or make DVD-R copies he let everyone see what they couldn't have. Boo-hoo. I wish I were in Zambia.

Anyway, check out the trailer. The picture quality of the clip is pretty good (but I fear it may not even look this good anymore if it's been shown 50 times at a run down cinema in Zambia). As with most Asian films that ran in the South African cinemas it's dubbed into English.

Notice how the article writer misspells Bruce Lee's name as Bruce "Li". Ironic as one of the Bruce Lee clones that was "invented" after his death was none other than Bruce Li.

Return to “Rare Movies”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest