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Martial Arts Theatre + The Late Show present

Riki-Oh: The Story Of Ricky

Directed by
Ngai Choi Lam

Central Cinema’s Martial Arts Theatre and Late Show team up for a two-night stand of the wildest martial arts splatter comedy magical realist prison break movie ever made.

“An astonishing, starkly stylized blood flood.” – The Village Voice

This offbeat action drama from Hong Kong stars Bin Shimada as Riki, a new prisoner at a high-tech penal institution of the future. Riki finds himself challenged by the prison’s violent, corrupt guards, and when one of his friends is murdered by the jailers, Riki explodes into a fury of violence as he seeks bloody vengeance against all who would cross him. Riki-Oh has won a cult following for its deliberately outlandish martial arts violence, in which Riki displays the remarkable ability to punch through his victims — and even blow them up.

Hong Kong
1991
91
minutes
• Rated
R

Starring
Siu-Wong Fan, Mei Sheng Fan, Ka-Kui Ho