‘Kung Fury’ pits Hitler against the greatest ’80s action hero that never was

“He’s a kung-fu renegade cop. Now, he must defeat the most evil kung-fu master in the world: Adolf Hitler, aka Kung Führer.”

That, in a nutshell, is Kung Fury, a proposed short action movie currently seeking $ 200,000 in funding on Kickstarter. An homage to the ’80s, its nostalgia-driven trailer features everything from skateboard-toting punks to an NES Power Glove. With a plot involving time travel, dinosaurs, Norse gods, and Nazis, the film relies on green screen magic for almost every scene. Most of the raw footage has already been shot, but it’s the reliance on special effects work that requires additional funding to help wrap up the project.

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