Where to even begin?
Ostensibly an homage to 80’s action flicks, Kung Fury is what you’d get if you spliced the DNA from Lethal Weapon, Enter The Dragon, Downfall, and The Land Before Time. It’s bonkers in all the right ways – long enough to be satisfying, while short enough to not overstay its welcome.
Launched as a Kickstarter in 2014, Kung Fury springs from the magnificently twisted mind of writer/director/star David Sandberg. Featuring bird-flipping killer robots, time-traveling Hitler, and a Triceratops cop called (you know what’s coming don’t you?) “Triceracop,” Kung Fury manages to at once feel like both like a genuine 80’s VHS shit show, as well as a surprisingly slick Wachowski jam.
Per the Kung Fury website:
Miami Police Department detective and martial artist Kung Fury time travels from the 1980s to World War II to kill Adolf Hitler, a.k.a. “Kung Führer”, and revenge his friend’s death at the hands of the Nazi leader. An error in the time machine sends him further back to the Viking Age.
…Yeah, it’s one of those.
The language is a little spicy, and there’s a healthy dose of head-exploding, so you might want to put the kids to bed before firing up this bad boy (Or not. What do I care?). Without further…er, führer ado, here’s:
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