Hot Picks

- Ready for My Close Up 2019

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Red Pill 2021

- The Acid King 2019

- Revenge of the First Wives 1997

- Hacked 2020

- Autumn Road 2021

- Johnny 2021

- The Siege of Fort William Henry 2021

- The Adventures of Snow White and Rose Red 2018

- Yokai Monsters: 100 Monsters 1968

- Black Holler 2017

- Crushed Wings 2021

- Ashley Jones is Perfectly Normal 2021

- Valley of the Shadow: The Spiritual Value of Horror 2021

- A Stalker in the House 2021

- Motherly 2021

- Warum läuft Herr W. Amok? 2021

- The Pebble and the Boy 2021

- The Rumperbutts 2015

- The Chinese Boxer 1970

- The Crickets Dance 2020

- Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed 2021

- The Dare 2019

- Ankle Biters 2021

- On the Trail of Bigfoot: The Discovery 2021

- Human Telegraphs 2017 - 2021

- Disappearance at Lake Elrod 2020

- Mimicry Freaks 2019

- Legend 1985

- Menopause 2021

- Shock Wave 2 2020

- The Alien Report 2020

- Miss Lillian: More Than a President's Mother 2021

- Dante's Shadow of Sin 2021

- Escape from Death Block 13 2021

- Clara 2021

- Smoke and Mirrors - The Story of Tom Savini 2015

- My Dead Dad 2021

- The Harvard Psychologist 2021

- Grave Intentions 2021

- White Sky 2021

- Cosmos 2021

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Crash! Che Botte... Strippo Strappo Stroppio

Supermen Against the Orient
Drei Spaghetti in Shanghai

Italy / Hong Kong 1973
produced by
Tino Biasia, Attilio Fattori for Internazionale Nembo Distribuzione Importazione Esportazione Film, Shaw Brothers
directed by Bitto Albertini
starring Robert Malcolm, Antonio Cantafora, Sal Borgese, Lo Lieh, Shih Szu, Tung Lin, Alberto Farnese, Liu Hui-Ling, Chiang Ling, Jacques Dufilho, Isabella Biagini, Chang Shih-Ou, Peter Chen Lau, Chen Ti-Ko, Cheng Bao-Shan, Cheung Chok Chow, Chin Yuet Sang, Chou Chia-Chung, Chow Siu Loi, Chu Chin, Erh Feng, Fung Ging Man, Ho Yun, Ko Ping, Ku Chan-Hsiung, Leung Siu-Hung, Ling Han, Liu Tsun, Lu Hung, Sha Ou, Ting Tung, Tsai Lin, Tu Yung Liang, Wong Chi Ming, Wu Chieh-Chiang, Yang Hsi-Chun, Yuen Biao, Yuen Bun, Yuen Mo
story by Bitto Albertini, screenplay by Bitto Albertini, Gino Capone, music by Nico Fidenco

Three Supermen

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Available on DVD !

To buy, click on link(s) below and help keep this site afloat

Always make sure of DVD-compatibility !!!

After a drug raid goes bust in the Far East, six Interpol agents are taken captive by a very brutal drug cartel - so the FBI sends its most capable man to Bangkok, Captain Bob Wallace (Robert Malcolm) to take care of the situation - but at first Bob looks rather clueless, and if it wasn't for the hints a mysterious woman, who later turns out to be fellow agent Suzy (Shih Szu), drops now and again, he would be a total fish out of water. Eventually, she gets him to Hong Kong and to a kung fu tournament where Bob meets his best friends, masterthieves Max (Antonio Cantafora) and Jerry (Sal Borgese), who first get him beaten to a pulp by their kung fu master Tang (Lo Lieh) - who later also turns out to be an FBI agent -, then have him rapidly healed via accupuncture. Bob asks Max and Jerry for their cooperation, but they only agree to it when he agrees to give them access to the local American embassy where $3 million are stashed away in the safe - and of course, he does so knowing that he will releave them of their loot after the mission. So with the gang in place, they go up against local crime kingpin Chen-Loh (Tung Lin), teaching him a good lesson, before heading over to Taiwan, donning their invincibility suits, giving the drug cartel a good thrashing, then freeing the agents just in time.


If you've seen one Three Supermen film, you've pretty much seen them all (despite the constantly rotating leads): The story really is nothing more than a hanger for action - which here ranges in quality from so-so to pretty decent - and comedy - with not all the humour working for sure, and several of the jokes being of poor quality. The acting is mostly wooden, but at least Sal Borgese really finds into his part and gets the best laughs, and the invincible "superman" costumes are really rather ridiculous. So no, this is not a good movie - but chances are you'll get a slightly nostalgic kick out of it anyhow (I know I did) for its relative carelessness, its certain anything-goes mentality, its comicbook charm, and its all-round cheesiness.


Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin



Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan


Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who


Edgar Wallace made in Germany

Elizabeth Bathory



Flash Gordon


Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu





El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim


Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution


Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III


Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong


Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera


Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes


Star Trek

Sukeban Deka



Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Three Supermen


Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman




review © by Mike Haberfelner


Feeling lucky ?
Want to
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Supermen Against the Orient
at the amazons ...


Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)

Germany (East AND West)

Looking for imports ?
Find Supermen Against the Orient here ...

Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Supermen Against the Orient at

Thanks for watching !!!



Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner


Out now from




On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide


A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD