A well-known family is wiped out when a princess is on the hunt for a special sword called "Witty Sword". The daughter in the family sent in the attack. But the princess's minions are soon her on the tracks. Amidst all the ports obliterated family adopted son and sword fighters on both sides. Also a mysterious fisherman settles in.
Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some discipline.
Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the partner's wife, Georgia Merkle.