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12 Ratings

House of Traps

Chong xiao lou

Directed by Cheh Chang
Hong Kong, 1982
Action, Horror


On orders from the emperor to retrieve a pricey antique, the unstoppable Venom Mob breaks into a “House of Traps” that’s rumored to kill anyone who enters it. They say no one’s ever made it out alive… but they clearly weren’t counting on this crew.

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House of Traps Directed by Cheh Chang

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  • Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film House of Traps

    Have to agree with Bey Logan's assessment that late period Shaw productions should be approached more like Cirque du Soleil style spectacles than actual narratives. Like Five Element Ninjas, the plotting here is haphazard & convoluted, while characters are often vague & uninteresting. It's the physicality of the film - its bold comic book colours & the intricacy of its choreography - that really makes an impression.

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