The Best Cheh Chang Movies Ranked And Where to Watch them

If you're looking for the best Cheh Chang movies of all time then here is a definitive list. We rank every movie directed by Cheh Chang based on their popularity score from IMDB from best to worst. Click on the ‘see more’ button to find out where to watch them in Australia covering all streaming services. In July 2021 there are 32 films in this list.

List of the Best Movies Directed by Cheh Chang In Order of Popularity

  1. Crippled Avengers
  2. The One-Armed Swordsman
  3. The New One-Armed Swordsman
  4. The Masked Avengers
  5. The Kid with the Golden Arm
  6. Vengeance!
  7. The Masked Avengers
  8. The Kid with the Golden Arm
  9. Have Sword, Will Travel
  10. Ode to Gallantry
  11. Invincible Shaolin
  12. Shaolin Martial Arts
  13. The Sword Stained with Royal Blood
  14. The Heroic Ones
  15. The Deadly Duo
  16. Chinatown Kid
  17. Golden Swallow
  18. Life Gamble
  19. The Invincible Fist
  20. The Wandering Swordsman
  21. The Savage Five
  22. The Four Assassins
  23. House of Traps
  24. Boxer Rebellion
  25. The Magnificent Trio
  26. The Brave Archer
  27. The Flying Dagger
  28. The Shaolin Avengers
  29. The Anonymous Heroes
  30. The Angry Guest
  31. The Angry Guest
  32. Duel of Fists

The top 32 Movies directed by Cheh Chang

1. Crippled Avengers

Rated: R

7.4/10

A wealthy kung fu expert, who is turned bitter and evil by the slaying of his wife and the loss of his son's hands, bullies a town through terror and force. They find pleasure and satisfaction by crippling those who stumble in their way. Four of those who are crippled, a hawker who is blinded, a blacksmith made mute and deaf, a drifter who loses his legs, and a fighter who loses his sanity, band together to use their disabilities to the best of their advantage. The four are tested time and time again, and demonstrate their strengths and abilities.

2. The One-Armed Swordsman

Rated: R

7.3/10

An evil gang attacks the Chi school of Golden Sword Kung Fu. One student sacrifices his life to save his teacher and his school, his dying wish is that his son be taken in as a student. Young Fang Kang grows up in the school and treasures his father's broken sword and the memory of his father's sacrifice. The other students (including the teacher's daughter) resent him and try to drive him away. The teacher's daughter challenges him to a fight and when he refuses she becomes enraged and recklessly chops off his arm! He retreats, broken and bloody, and is found by a young poor girl living alone who nurses him back to health. Meanwhile, the evil gang who originally attacked the Golden Sword school develops a weapon that renders the Golden Sword useless and starts killing off all of the schools students. Fang Kang eventually recovers with the girl's help but must now face a life with only one arm. Will he be able to recover and live to defend the school as his father did?

3. The New One-Armed Swordsman

Rated: R

7.2/10

Lei Li lost his right-arm in a sword duel with the master of a martial arts school, long ago. Now, he is able to defend himself well with just his left arm, and kung fu techniques. That he proves with just the help of his friend Chung-Chieng, when he crosses his path with a beautiful girl in need, Pao Chiao. Even against impossible odds, he will prove a great warrior.

4. The Masked Avengers

Rated: R

7.1/10

Philip Kwok (Lizard venom) plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers (incl Chiang Sheng, venom student) come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted!

5. The Kid with the Golden Arm

Rated: R

7.1/10

Director Chang Cheh reunites the Five Venoms in his second biggest cult hit in the West. It's Lo Meng's most memorable performances whose showdown with fellow Venom Kuo Chue is artistically violent while being graphically artsy.

6. Vengeance!

Rated: PG-13

7.1/10

China 1925, a man returns to track down a kill the men who murdered his brother.

7. The Masked Avengers

Rated: R

7.1/10

Philip Kwok (Lizard venom) plays a repentant killer who vows to destroy the masked gang of which he was a member. A young fighter and his martial arts brothers (incl Chiang Sheng, venom student) come to the town to catch the killers, but one of them is not to be trusted!

8. The Kid with the Golden Arm

Rated: R

7.1/10

Director Chang Cheh reunites the Five Venoms in his second biggest cult hit in the West. It's Lo Meng's most memorable performances whose showdown with fellow Venom Kuo Chue is artistically violent while being graphically artsy.

9. Have Sword, Will Travel

Rated: N/A

7.0/10

Ying Ke-Feng, head of Peerless Manor, is an expert swordsman whose escort business transports 200,000 taels of silver to the capital each year. This year, however, he is afflicted with an infirmity that renders him unable to use his sword. Rather than give up this important commission and let the martial world know of his precarious health he means to entrust the consignment to two young knights in his manor, Hsiang Ting and Yun Piao-Piao. As it happens, these two are also betrothed; clearly they have their swordsmanship in common. At Peerless Manor, everyone is suspicious of malevolent strangers who may be sniffing around the silver transport. So when Le I appears astride a high-quality charger but otherwise clearly down on his luck, Hsiang Ting thinks Le I may be a spy for the bad guys in the Flying Tiger Manor. It doesn't help that Le I and Yun Piao-Piao hit it off right away. Even or especially when Le I saves Yun Piao-Piao from a Flying Tiger thug, Hsiang is not assuaged. Yun Piao-Piao is torn, though it seems that a certain sisterly compassion finally wins the day when she arranges to reunite Le I with his horse. It's a cute horse, and Le I seems rather attached ... When the silver convoy passes by a pagoda that happens to house the Flying Tiger gang, Chiao Hung, the Flying Tiger chief, tries to steal the shipment. To win the day, Hsiang and Le must fight together, despite their mutual disaffection.

10. Ode to Gallantry

Rated: N/A

7.0/10

A lone wanderer is repeatedly mistaken for someone else and drawn into a number of violent battles.

11. Invincible Shaolin

Rated: R

7.0/10

Three North Shaolin teachers (Lu Feng, Chang Sheng, and Sun Chien) are called on by the Manchus to teach their soldiers and are urged to challenge the current South Shaolin teachers. They defeat the South Shaolin teachers and, that night, the head general (Wang Lung Wei) kills the South Shaolin teachers and blames their death on the North Shaolin teachers. The South Shaolin master sends more of his pupils, who are killed accidentally by the North Shaolin teachers. He finally sends two more (Wei Pai and Lo Meng) of his students to train with old masters and trains one student (Kuo Chui) himself with the goal of finally defeating the North Shaolin experts.

12. Shaolin Martial Arts

Rated: R

6.9/10

When the ruling dynasty in China sends soldiers to destroy the Shaolin Temple, students use their martial arts to defend the school.

13. The Sword Stained with Royal Blood

Rated: N/A

6.8/10

"Godfather of the kung-fu film", Chang Cheh, made this treasured and beloved adventure featuring a sword, training manual, treasure map and a secret message. The kung-fu which ensues is as impressive as it is glorious.

14. The Heroic Ones

Rated: PG-13

6.7/10

A Mogul king decides to take stealthy action to help overpower his greatest rivals. He chooses nine out thirteen of his loyal generals (who he treats as sons) to embark on the mission. However, jealously amongst them sparks a treacherous family feud that could lead to catastrophic consequences for all involved.

15. The Deadly Duo

Rated: PG-13

6.7/10

A prince of the Sung Dynasty has been taken prisoner by Ching invaders and is being held in an impenetrable fortress by elite men of the Ching. A group of fighters loyal to the Sung set out on a treacherous journey to the fortress in order to free the prince. A mysterious stranger is recruited to accompany the fighters to help them gain access to the fortress.

16. Chinatown Kid

Rated: R

6.7/10

After getting in trouble with local gangs, a young man (Fu Sheng) flees to San Francisco, where the same gangs are still causing problems. He becomes a part of one gang, and eventually decides to play them against each other in order to clean up the town.

17. Golden Swallow

Rated: R

6.7/10

The indomitable martial arts team of director Chang Cheh and stunt choreographer Liu Chia-liang continues the compelling saga of Golden Swallow from King Hu's Come Drink with Me in this sequel of heartbreaking romance, jianghu intrigue and stunning action.

18. Life Gamble

Rated: PG-13

6.7/10

LIFE GAMBLE is the tale of a simple blacksmith (Kuo Chue) with extraordinary martial arts skills who is entangled in a life and death struggle between swordsmen, thieves, con artists, a smooth dagger-slinger (Fu Sheng), a beautiful seductress (Lin Chen-chi) who can kill you with her smile, a servant with a deadly whip, an assassin with a golden hairpin, an iron-fisted villain on a murderous rampage, a ruthless gambler with seemingly unlimited funds, and many, many more.

19. The Invincible Fist

Rated: PG

6.6/10

Here Lo Lieh (future international star of King Boxer) plays a dedicated chief constable for Tsang Chou village, who falls in love with the blind daughter of a bandit who is wreaking havoc.

20. The Wandering Swordsman

Rated: N/A

6.6/10

The charismatic David Chiang joins the "queen of Shaw Brothers kung-fu," Lily Li, is an entertaining "Martial Arts World" epic about a hero who robs from the robbers and gives to the poor - making the vengeful robbers very cross indeed!

21. The Savage Five

Rated: R

6.5/10

A town is taken over by a brutal gang, which has taken a safe in a robbery of another town and needs to find someone who can open it for them. They terrorize the townsfolk, beating up and even killing some of them, until several young men who know martial arts decide to stand up to the criminals

22. The Four Assassins

Rated: R

6.4/10

Four friends learn kung fu to avenge the death of their friend against the manchus.

23. House of Traps

Rated: PG-13

6.4/10

A team of skilled fighters navigate a house rigged with an array of ingenious and deadly traps.

24. Boxer Rebellion

Rated: Not Rated

6.3/10

Set in China, at the height of the Boxer Rebellion, a group of fearless Chinese patriots, armed with just their fists and bare feet try to ward off the incursion from European invaders.

25. The Magnificent Trio

Rated: N/A

6.3/10

During the late Ming Dynasty a heroic swordsman named Lu Fang (Jimmy Wang Yu) returns from battle to discover that several poor farmers have kidnapped a ruthless local magistrate's only daughter. Lu Fang soon joins their cause after learning that this is simply an act of desperation to improve their horrifically low standards of living and extremely high taxation. The magistrate also holds an important petition from the townspeople. Becoming increasingly frustrated, the magistrate hires bandits, assassins, and another fighter named Huang Liang (Cheng Lui) to get his daughter back. Huang quickly recognizes Lu from past battles in the frontier and joins him in fighting the bandits and assassins. The standoff comes to an abrupt end when the magistrate threatens the life of one of the farmer's daughters. Lu convinces the magistrate to punish him in place of the farmers. Then Lu finds out that he has been lied to. The magistrate's daughter (Chin Ping) and a peerless fighter (Lo Lieh), along with Huang help Lu to escape and recover the petition. Finally, our heroes make sure that the petition will get to a higher-ranking official so that the town's suffering, starvation, and unfair taxation can end.

26. The Brave Archer

Rated: PG-13

6.3/10

A young man must complete a series of martial art tests and overcome assassins along the way.

27. The Flying Dagger

Rated: N/A

6.3/10

A wandering swordsman protects a family from the wrath of a clan chief.

28. The Shaolin Avengers

Rated: N/A

6.2/10

The famous story of the Shaolin Temple's betrayal by the White-Browed Hermit, and the subsequent revenge by Shaolin firebrand Fang Shih-yu, is the stuff of legend. It has been filmed many ...

29. The Anonymous Heroes

Rated: PG-13

6.1/10

This 1971 top ten hit - a post-Chinese Revolution action adventure of rebels battling warlords -- is another great example of its famed director, stars, and kung-fu choreographer's talen and charisma.

30. The Angry Guest

Rated: R

6.1/10

Duel Of Fist was another hit from the "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung. And, as with all the director's classics, one good hit deserves another, so this sequel was called for. When last we left our heroes, they had triumphed against evil in Thailand. But a vengeful Japanese gangster has their mother killed and one of their girlfriends kidnapped.

31. The Angry Guest

Rated: R

6.1/10

Duel Of Fist was another hit from the "iron triangle" of director Chang Cheh and stars David Chiang and Ti Lung. And, as with all the director's classics, one good hit deserves another, so this sequel was called for. When last we left our heroes, they had triumphed against evil in Thailand. But a vengeful Japanese gangster has their mother killed and one of their girlfriends kidnapped.

32. Duel of Fists

Rated: N/A

6.1/10

Two men, one a businessman skilled in Kung Fu, the other a kickboxer discover they are brothers, and together, both in and out of the ring, they must face a crime syndicate. One of the ...