|of these articles is concerned with the film category Eastern. For the quarters in Hong Kong see to Eastern (Hong Kong)|
Eastern (from English. East : The east) is a film category of the commercial maintenance cinema, which concerns itself with asiatic combat art and pertinent philosophy. Eastern gives it since the beginning already to film history. The first Eastern originates from Asia. For the 80's there are however also many American Eastern.
Eastern can be divided again into several Sub category:
- Martial kind films
- of films, those with an emphasis on the representation of combat scenes (Kung Fu), carats , Kickboxen etc. under the category of the Actionfilms fall.
- Wuxia films
- of films, in those Chinese Wuxia (knight), sword fighter and other weapon combat arts occur.
- Ninja films
- of films, in which one or more Ninjas occur.
- Samurai films
- of films, in which one or more Samurais occur.
some important American Ninja films are:
|American Fighter 1||1985|
|American Fighter 2 - the order||1987|
|Ninja 1 - killer machine,||the 1981|
|Ninja 2 - return of the Ninja,||the 1983|
|Ninja 3 - rule of the Ninja,||the 1984|
Some well-known directors, who turned Ninja films:
|Godfrey Ho||dia. moon Ninja Force|
|SAM roofridge mountain||American Fighter 1-2 and Ninja 1-3|
Some well-known actors in Ninja films are:
|Michael Dudikoff||American Fighter 1-2|
|Sho Kosugi||Ninja 1-3|