Kung Fury – The Ultimate Homage To 80s Action Films
The short film Kung Fury is a homage and a love letter to the 80’s from the director David Sandberg.
Miami Police Department detective and martial artist Kung Fury time travels from the 1980s to World War II to kill Adolf Hitler, a.k.a. “Kung Führer”, and revenge his friend’s death at the hands of the Nazi leader. An error in the time machine sends him further back to the Viking Age.
Kung Fury is an over-the-top 80’s action comedy that was crowd funded through Kickstarter. It features Kung Fury, a Kung Fu renegade cop who travels back in time to kill his Nemesis, Hitler. The film features nazis, dinosaurs, vikings and cheesy one-liners.
The campaign that was launched in December 2013 was backed by more than 17 000 people who together gave more than $630 000.