Movies, Nerdery

Kung Fury: Kung Fu Nazis Versus Gun-Toting Vikings Riding Dinosaurs

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Like a crazy ’80s video game, Kung Fury combines street-brawling action in ’80s Miami with the Nintendo Power Glove, Martial-Arts Hitler (a.k.a. “The Kung-Fuhrer”), time travel, giant Norse deities, dinosaurs and more. And after a day on Kickstarter, it’s already a quarter of the way to being funded, which shouldn’t be a surprise since it’s way more awesome-looking than anything Zach Braff ever did.

The end goal is a 30-minute short to be made available online for free, and a feature if anyone bites after seeing said short. I’d settle for a game company picking it up rather than a Hollywood studio, but what do I know.

If the trailer doesn’t win you over, I don’t know if we can be friends. I mean, probably we can, because I’m nice. But I’ll keep reminding you that you’re wrong.

About Author

Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist