War God (1976)

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War God
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The Chinese poster for War God
Directed by Chun Hongmyin
Producer(s) Chun Hongmyin
Written by Fwu Ciyinhwa
Music by Mou-Shan Huang
Rating Not Rated
Running time 84 minutes
(1 hour, 24 minutes)
Aspect ratio 2.35:1
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War God (戰神,   Zhànshén) is a 1976 tokusatsu kaiju film co-produced by Hsing Hua Film Production Company and Tai Ji Film Company. The film was released to Taiwanese theaters on July 24, 1976.

Plot[edit | edit source]

A trio of gigantic white-colored aliens (supposedly Martians) attack Hong Kong. With humanity desperate and with no scientific means to combat the invaders, a statue of the legendary Guan Yu comes alive. And grows to a matching height, in order to face the aliens in battle.

Staff[edit | edit source]

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Chun Hongmyin
  • Written by   Fwu Ciyinhwa
  • Screenplay by   Fwu Ciyinhwa
  • Director of special effects   Koichi Takano

Cast[edit | edit source]

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Yu Ming Lun   as   Chao Chun
  • Tse Ling-Ling   as   Li Yu
  • Cindy Tang Hsin   as   Chun Lan

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Monsters[edit | edit source]

  • Guan Yu

Weapons, vehicles, and races[edit | edit source]

  • White Martians

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: War God/Gallery.

Alternate titles[edit | edit source]

  • God of War (alternate translation)
  • The Great Calamity (大災難; alternate marketing title)
  • The Great Hong Kong Calamity (香港大災難; Hong Kong)
  • Guan Yu VS. The Aliens (关公大战外星人; Mainland China)

Videos[edit | edit source]

Full movie (English subtitles)

External links[edit | edit source]

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