Fist of Fear, Touch of Death

The ultimate battle for the Bruce Lee legacy, starring Fred Williamson and Ron Van Clief! The Film Detective celebrates the 40th anniversary of Fist of Fear, Touch of Death with a limited edition collector’s set coming to limited edition Blu-Ray and DVD!

*Note* - Published at 5/15/20 @ 3:45PM EST - We would like to thank everyone for their patience throughout the delays in the Fist of Fear, Touch of Death limited edition release. We are happy to announce that both the Fist of Fear, Touch of Death Blu-ray and DVD are now available for purchase and shipment. If we can answer any questions, please reach out to info@thefilmdetective.com Thank you!

OVERVIEW

Action-packed Fist of Fear, Touch of Death is celebrating its 40th anniversary like never before with a stunning 4K restoration and never before seen special features! Fist of Fear, Touch of Death was first presented in 1980 by veteran distributor and producer Terry Levene and director Matthew Mallinson. The film places the 1979 World Karate Championship at center stage, where martial artists take their shot at eliminating the competition and claiming the title of “Successor to the Bruce Lee legacy.” 

 

Using mockumentary-style interviews hosted by Academy Award nominee Adolph Caesar, martial arts masters Fred Williamson, Ron Van Clief, and more emerge from every corner of the martial arts world to give their take on whether any competitor could be deemed worthy of the Bruce Lee legacy.

SPECIAL FEATURES

In addition to a restoration from the original 35mm camera negative, this 40th anniversary set has special features you won't want to miss...

  • A featurette of behind-the-camera takes on the film in brand new interviews with Fist of Fear, Touch of Death actors Fred Willaimson and Ron Van Clief, producer Terry Levene, director Matthew Mallinson, and scriptwriter Ron Harvey

  • Original theatrical trailer

  • Liner notes from Will Sloan and Justin Decloux, hosts of The Important Cinema Club podcast

With a limited pressing of only 1,500 Blu-ray copies, this deal won't last long! Included with this eye-popping red Blu-ray case is a collector's booklet featuring extended liner notes and authentic published stills and release cards form the original premiere!

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Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (1980) (Blu-Ray)

Synopsis: Fist of Fear, Touch of Death, from director Matthew Mallinson and producer Terry Levene, is celebrating its 40th anniversary like never before with a stunning 4K restoration and brand new special features! Action-packed Fist of Fear, Touch of Death stars Adolph Caesar as TV Anchorman to the 1979 World Karate Championship, where martial artists from all over the world are eagerly waiting to take down the competition and claim the title of “Successor to the Bruce Lee legacy.” Featuring stars Ron Van Clief and Fred Williamson, Fist of Fear, Touch of Death combines eye-popping combat scenes and archival footage from the legend himself, Bruce Lee, to tell the “Bruce Lee Story,” before returning to the championship where the ultimate question will be answered - Could any martial artist be worthy of the Bruce Lee legacy?

  • Retail Price: $24.99

  • Release Date: 3-31-2020

  • Runtime: 82 minutes

  • Genre: Action

  • Language: English

  • Rating: R

  • Color/BW: Color

  • Special Features: Exclusive featurette, That's Bruceploitation, featuring brand new interviews with starring actors Fred Willaimson and Ron Van Clief, producer Terry Levene, director Matthew Mallinson, and scriptwriter Ron Harvey, collector's booklet featuring authentic published stills and release cards from the original premiere and liner notes by Justin Decloux and Will Sloan of the Important Cinema Club podcast, original theatrical trailer

Starring: Fred Williamson, Ron Van Clief, Adolph Caesar, Aaron Banks, Bruce Lee

Directed By: Matthew Mallinson

 

*Limited edition Blu-ray is not BD-R.

Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (1980) (DVD)

Synopsis: Fist of Fear, Touch of Death, from director Matthew Mallinson and producer Terry Levene, is celebrating its 40th anniversary like never before with a stunning 4K restoration and brand new special features! Action-packed Fist of Fear, Touch of Death stars Adolph Caesar as TV Anchorman to the 1979 World Karate Championship, where martial artists from all over the world are eagerly waiting to take down the competition and claim the title of “Successor to the Bruce Lee legacy.” Featuring stars Ron Van Clief and Fred Williamson, Fist of Fear, Touch of Death combines eye-popping combat scenes and archival footage from the legend himself, Bruce Lee, to tell the “Bruce Lee Story,” before returning to the championship where the ultimate question will be answered - Could any martial artist be worthy of the Bruce Lee legacy?

  • Retail Price: $19.99

  • Release Date: 3-31-2020

  • Runtime: 82 minutes

  • Genre: Action

  • Language: English

  • Rating: R

  • Color/BW: Color

  • Special Features: Exclusive featurette, That's Bruceploitation, featuring brand new interviews with starring actors Fred Willaimson and Ron Van Clief, producer Terry Levene, director Matthew Mallinson, and scriptwriter Ron Harvey, liner notes by Justin Decloux and Will Sloan of the Important Cinema Club podcast, original theatrical trailer

Starring: Fred Williamson, Ron Van Clief, Adolph Caesar, Aaron Banks, Bruce Lee

Directed By: Matthew Mallinson

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