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#1 Mr. Not

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Posted 29 January 2011 - 03:33 PM

What are your favorites?

I haven't even seen close to half, but I'd have to say mine are:
The Young Master
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Shanghai Knights

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Posted 29 January 2011 - 04:02 PM

Drunken Master II/The Legend of Drunken Master
Police Story 4/First Strike
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Posted 30 January 2011 - 12:46 AM

QUOTE (Storm Shadow @ Jan 30 2011, 10:02 AM)
Drunken Master II/The Legend of Drunken Master
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Posted 30 January 2011 - 02:46 AM

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Posted 21 October 2017 - 08:27 AM

I heard that The Foreigner wasn't very good.  It's too serious and Jackie gets sidelined by the other actors.  I don't even think he does any martial arts in that film.  It's like a waste of his talent.  It's like me posting at TRF when I could be making art or working on my novel.  

I did enjoy Drunken Master, Shanghai Knights, Shanghai Noon and Rumble in the Bronx.

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Posted 21 October 2017 - 11:11 AM

Jackie Chan is awesome, even when he isn't!

His pimply teenage movies are hit and miss, but usually entertaining. Anything with "Shaolin" in the title is pretty good.
(ie: Shaolin Wooden Men, Snake & Crane Arts of Shaolin)
The Young Master, and 36 Crazy Fists are worth checking out if you're a fan.
The main problem with the older movies is that they've been repackaged and renamed a few times, so it's tough to keep track.

As well as martial-arts, I think Jackie excels as the "likable good guy trying to do the right thing under intense/insane circumstances". There can be some terrific tension and conflict in those roles, although they're usually resolved by having to kick some serious ass!
His movies have a fairly light touch peppered with comedic moments, which I enjoy; as opposed to S Seagal's pointless profanity and extreme violence - and baaaaaaad acting!

Long live Jackie Chan!

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