GenreAdventure, Drama, History ScreenplayGang Cheng CountryHong Kong
DirectorCheng GangCharles Tung Release date27 July 1972 (1972-07-27) WriterYang Kao (story), Kang Cheng (screenplay) DirectorsGang Cheng, Tung Shao Yung CastLisa Lu Yan (Grand Dame / She Tai Chun), Ivy Ling Po (Mu Kuei Ying), Lily Ho Li-Li (Yang Wen Kuan), Elliot Ngok (Lu Chao), Shu Pei-Pei (Yang Pai Feng), Wang Ping (Yang Chiu Chu) Similar moviesWuxia fiction, Movies about China, Action movies
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The 14 Amazons is a 1972 Hong Kong wuxia film produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio and featuring a predominantly female cast. The story is about the female generals of the Yang Family.
The Yang family, men and women, had served their country (Song Dynasty) loyally for generations. During the war with Western Xia, General Yang Tsung-pao is ambushed and killed. His death leaves his only son, Yang Wen as the only male heir left to the Yang family. His widow, Mu Kuei-ying, the grand matriarch and the entire family set out to avenge his death and defend the country. Due to the interference of a corrupt official, Wang Ching, the Yangs were unable to have the emperor's consent to use the imperial army.
Thus, they set off with whatever volunteer troops they could muster. Knowing of Mu Kuei-ying's reputation as a warrior and tactician, the king of West Hsia and his sons try various ways to stop her to no avail. They are outsmarted at the end as Mu Kuei-ying, the Yang family and Sung soldiers successfully storm their stronghold.