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Ms Hyde
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Yeah he did another Blind swordsmen, i think it opens in limited release this month, if not then it is already out


They were showing (the new?) Zatoichi in the Sydney Film Festival this year. I thought it was new until I searched and found it was made in 1989. I haven't seen it yet sad


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Some of the stunts in Project A with Jackie Chan were the best I've seen, ever. Supercop's fight scenes were just crazy. I think Jackie really shined in that one. The choreography in Legend of the Drunken Master was perfect. For the old school I go for The Streetfighter with Sonny Chiba. Master Killer was a classic and Enter the Dragon is a personal fave. I wish Bruce had a chance to finish Game of Death himself. I think it would have been the best kung-fu movie ever.


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I like jackie chans movies, not because the martial arts in them are so deadly, but because the way he does martial arts in his films makes it seem rather hilarious and very inventive.

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Jackie has admitted that he was inspired by Buster Keaton and that most of his stunts are always a "must" for his movies. Jackie blends comedy and action perfectly fine. He is just one of a kind!


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^ I grew up on Jackie movies. My dad loved them! I appreciate them better now.


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police story 1 + 2 i think were the highlights for jackie


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fair enough the may be able to jump high but being able to fly dont appeal to me!!!


CTHD, Hero, House of the Flying Daggers and other films like these are Wuxia films, so nothing wrong with all the fighting and scenes against the laws of physics and so on. Very big in China these type of genre films. Very magical to watch, visuals.


Ong Bak was good for the action scenes, but didn't like the editing and the rest of the movie was awful, didn't like that.


Who Am I, my brother worked on effects/action scenes in this Chan movie, met Jackie as well.

Love watching Jet Li, Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh and most others mentioned already.

Naturally, I am a martial arts fan big grin

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Jackie Chan old films like- Police Story 1,2,3 (Police Story 4 is coming out)
Jet li films including once upon a Time in China(Wong Fei Hong) and some Chow Yun Fat old films too.


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