- A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
- Three refugees become sworn brothers during a war. One (Kuo Chui/Philip Kwok) works in a whore house, one (Chiang Sheng) in a gambling house, and the other (Lo Mang) in a martial arts school. They become embroiled in the war and are betrayed by one's mentor.
- A young man decides to learn Kung Fu to avenge the death of his father, a peaceful shopkeeper who was murdered by Manchurian gangsters for not paying protection money. At first he is rejected by his teachers because he is weak, but through persistence, and some help from other students and a mysterious drunk, he learns the skills he needs...
- A Caucasian monk in Shanghai infiltrates the underworld to find the killers of his spiritual female Grandmaster.
- The 'Arabian Nights' tale "The Thief of Bagdad" retold and relocated to ancient China.
- The Grand Master Ip Man was born in a time of turbulence. He spends his lifetime chasing after the realm of martial arts.