It’s racked up nearly half a million views in six hours.
Back in December 2013, it took just two weeks to secure its $200,000 pledge, and finished well over $600,000 on the back of an amazing trailer.
At that stage, creator David Sandberg had shot the full 30 minutes in front of a green screen. Kickstarter funds would go toward a team of seven visual effects artists on the CGI post-production and artwork.
It all took a bit longer than the expected six months, but it was worth the wait. It features some truly jawdropping creativity, and it’s very, very funny, centred around a super kung fu-cop called Kung Fury.
Kung Fury’s cop buddy is assasinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time; Adolf Hitler, aka Kung Führer, so Kung Fury travels back in time to Nazi Germany “to kill Hitler and end the Nazi empire once and for all”.
Here’s some highlights. Warning – it’s extremely violent, graphic and loaded with offensive language.
There’s crazy, over-the-top CGI:
Thor and his pecs:
A new cop buddy called Triceracop:
Epic fight scenes:
And one of the villains is an 80s arcade machine gone bad:
You get the picture. Here it is in full — 18 months and $600,000 in Kickstarter funding later:
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