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B Movie Bingo: Samurai Cop

August 16, 2014

Special Guest: the Samurai Cop himself, Matt Hannon! Cross out the squares as the insanity unfolds onscreen. This unique, interactive cinema experience combines terrible action movies–screened on VHS!–with live comedy and BINGO. Hosted by Portland comedy team Wolf Choir, play along with the inexplicably weird and entertaining Samurai Cop, which features bad wigs, severed limbs, gun and/or sword fights, and long, awkward love scenes.

In 1989, the brutal, yet incompetent Japanese Katana Gang hold a death grip on the city of Los Angeles. The only man who can save the city is hunky cop Joe 'The Samurai' Marshall. He's not very good with a sword, or at being a cop for that matter, but star Matt Hannon was once Sylvester Stallone's personal bodyguard, so what he knows how to wear a Speedo. Sidekick Frank has the best facial expressions on the planet. And the Police Chief...well, let's just say he has his own problems.

During the film, win prizes while checking your Bingo card and calling out the most awesome B-movie clichés, like "Bar Fight," "Suspended From the Force," and "Three Mustaches on Screen At the Same Time."

After the film, we'll have a Q&A with Samurai Cop star Matt Hannon, who will talk about the making of the film and the current Kickstarter campaign for Samurai Cop 2. Plus, we'll have a sneak peak at the new Samurai Cop blu ray, coming soon from Cinema Epoch.


Special thanks to our friends at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon for helping us bring this exciting program to town for this special one-night-only screening! 

Director: Amir Shervan
Principal Cast: Matt Hannon, Robert Z'Dar, Jannis Farley, Mark Frazer
Country: USA
Year: 1991
Running Time: 120 Minutes
Format: BluRay