I just heard the sad news that director Albert Pyun has passed away at the age of 69.
In honor of Pyun’s career, it’s time for a special edition of Lisa Marie’s Favorite Grindhouse and Exploitation Film trailers! The six trailers below were all designed to promote films directed by the great Albert Pyun.
- The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)
Albert Pyun made his directorial debut with this film, which starred Richard Lynch. The Sword and the Sorcerer was Pyun’s most financially successful film.
2. Dangerously Close (1986)
In 1986, Albert Pyun directed the teen vigilante classic, Dangerously Close.
3. Cyborg (1989)
Due to the presence of Jean-Claude Van Damme in the leading role, Cyborg remains one of Pyun’s best-known films.
4. Captain America (1990)
20 years before Kevin Feige and the MCU, Albert Pyun brought Captain America to the big screen!
5. Omega Doom (1996)
In 1996, Albert Pyun was responsible for this post-apocalyptic western, starring Rutger Hauer.
6. Tales of an Ancient Empire (2011)
Finally, in 2011, Pyun directed his long-awaited sequel to The Sword and the Sorcerer, Tales of An Ancient Empire.
Rest in Peace, Albert Pyun.
Albert Pyun Films That We Have Reviewed: