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The movie “A Queen’s Ransom” is now available on Blu-ray from Eureka.
The movie "A Queen's Ransom" is now available on Blu-ray from Eureka.

The movie “A Queen’s Ransom” is now available on Blu-ray from Eureka.

A Queen’s Ransom | Blu-ray (Eureka)


A Blu-ray edition of “A Queen’s Ransom” by Eureka.

RELEASE DATE: May 27, 2024

Eureka plans to release the Blu-ray (Region A/B) for A Queen’s Ransom (also known as International Assassin) on May 27, 2024. This film, directed by Ting Shan-hsi (known for The Ghost Hill), features a star-studded cast and is an action-packed thriller from 1976.

Even the power of God may be unable to rescue the Queen in the film “A Queen’s Ransom” by Golden Harvest. This intense action-packed thriller features George Lazenby (known for “The Man from Hong Kong”), Angela Mao (“Lady Whirlwind”), and the iconic Jimmy Wang Yu (famous for “The One-Armed Swordsman”).

American gunfighter (Ted Burnett)

Amidst Queen Elizabeth II’s arrival in Hong Kong for a diplomatic trip, a skilled group of mercenary soldiers plot her murder. Commissioned by an Irish Republican named Lazenby, the diverse team of hired assassins consists of a Japanese specialist in explosives named Chang Pei-shan, a Thai boxer called Bolo Yeung, a Filipino sharpshooter named Peter Chan Lung, and an experienced American gunfighter named Ted Burnett. of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam (Wang Yu). As the conspirators move to carry out their plot, two police officials (Ko Chun-Hsiung and Charles Heung) work with a young socialite (Tanny Tien Ni) in a race against time to save the Monarch’s head – while also trying to manage a crisis that has brought a huge number of refugees  to Hong Kong, including a young Cambodian princess (Mao).

Ting Shan-hsi, the director and writer of The Ghost Hill, created A Queen’s Ransom as Golden Harvest’s endeavor to profit from the popularity of political thrillers after the success of The Day of the Jackal. Eureka Classics is pleased to offer the film on Blu-ray for the first time, with a fresh 2K restoration.


  • This exclusive O-Card slipcase includes fresh artwork by Darren Wheeling and is limited to 2000 copies.

  • The original Hong Kong theatrical cut has been digitally restored to 1080p HD quality and is now available on Blu-ray in a brand new 2K format.

  • A newly restored version of the original English export cut is available in 1080p HD on a Blu-ray presentation, featuring a 2K restoration.

  • Original Mandarin and optional classic English dub (Hong Kong theatrical cut)
  • Export version of the classic English dub.

  • Newly translated English subtitles have been added to this release as an optional feature.

  • Newly added audio commentary on the Hong Kong theatrical cut featuring commentary from Frank Djeng, an expert on Asian film from the NY Asian Film Festival.

  • Newly-added commentary on the international release by renowned action film specialists Mike Leeder and Arne Venema.

  • Brand new documentary featurette by martial artist and actor Michael Worth
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original poster artwork
  • Trailers
  • This is a special booklet in limited supply that includes fresh written pieces by James Oliver about the movie. Only 2000 copies are available.

The upcoming release of this title will be accessible through The Goodie Emporium, an online shop located in the United States. They currently have a wide selection of Import Shaw Brothers/Golden Harvest/martial arts DVDs and Blu-ray movies in stock, with new titles being added on a regular basis.

Check out the trailer for Eureka down below: