Cops, cars, kung fu, vikings, gods, and dinosaurs?! What more do you want from an action movie?
A new Kickstarter campaign for an absolutely insane Swedish action comedy called "Kung Fury" has raised more than $350,000 of its original $200,000 goal in only five days.
Dripping with 1980s nostalgia, the over-the-top short film centers on a super kung fu cop named Kung Fury (played by the film’s director David Sandberg), who, with the help of a viking maiden, the Norse god Thor, and a tyrannosaurus, travels back in time to kill Adolf Hitler.
The trailer for the ridiculous action movie sendup (seen above) went viral over the weekend, powering the project past its initial goal and putting it in range of one of its stretch goals: A feature length version of “Kung Fury.” The campaign, which is based out of Umeå, Sweden, has 25 more days to collect donations, so its size and scope could easily grow in the coming weeks.
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