Snake in the Monkey's Shadow (1979) - Great, great, great! Movies don't get any more low budget than this. The picture was grainier than a granola bar. So grainy that my nice new HDTV and Blu-Ray couldn't even handle its low-budget-iliciousness. I had to watch it on my laptop.
The plot: Young fish monger gets humiliated by a pair of privleged brothers and must convince a teacher to school him in the art of kung fu so that he can exact revenge.
Favorite Parts: Check out this classic dialogue from an early scene. One of the bad guys, a master of the snake style, sets out to prove his superiority by killing all the kung fu masters he can find.
Today, he confronts a fighter who is trained in the monkey style, and with a sneer, he says, "Today you're gonna die."
And how does the monkey style fighter respond to such a bold and cruel threat?
"It's obvious. You'e conceited."
Oh snap! In your face, Snake Style!
Loved it! Snake in the Monkey's Shadow earns five snakebites.