1929. China is in unrest as the Republic falls prey to Warlords like Kahn Xin, who holds an entire province hostage to the opium trade-and destroys all who oppose him. Only the revered Wudang monks dare stand in Kahn's way in order to protect the very soul of China. Among them is the Westerner, White Crane (David Carradine), a spiritual master of the martial arts and protector of the innocent. Infiltrating the decadent Shanghai underworld. Crane comes upon Jane Marshall (Daryl Hannah), a waylaid lounge singer from Brooklyn looking for her lost brother, Peter. Now torn between the spiritual Wudang teaching and the cold-blooded life of an assassin. Crane is about the cross the fine line between justice and revenge. From the awesome majesty of the Shaolin temples to the torrid neon nights of Shanghai's underground, 'Kung Fu Assassin' delivers a thrilling and action packed thrill ride!