Thursday, April 24, 2014

Subcategories of "Movies":

Fight Club (1999)

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Director: David Fincher Writers: Chuck Palahniuk (novel), Jim Uhls (screenplay) Stars: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter Fight Club is a 1999 American feature film adapted from the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. The film was directed by David Fincher and stars Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, and Helena Bonham […]

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Fist of Legend (1994)

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Director: Gordon Chan Writers: Gordon Chan (screenplay), Lan Kay Toa (screenplay) Stars: Jet Li, Shinobu Nakayama and Siu-hou Chin Over twenty years since the first telling of the story, Bruce Lee’s Chinese Connection returns to the screen. The story is a classic one that has its roots in an actual event in Chinese history — […]

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Fong Sai Yuk I (1993)

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Starring: Li, Siao – After the success of the “Once Upon A Time In China” series, Jet Li returned to the screen to play Fong Sai Yuk, another Chinese folk hero. However, Fong Sai Yuk and Wong Fei Hung are completely different characters. Unlike the wise and stoic Wong Fei Hung, Fong Sai Yuk is […]

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Iron Monkey (1993)

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Starring: Rongguang Yu, Donnie Yen Director: Woo-ping Yuen Rating PG13 A Hong Kong variation on Robin Hood. The corrupt officials of a Chinese village are continually robbed by a masked bandit know as “Iron Monkey” named after a benevolent deity. When all else fails, the Govenor forces a traveling physician (Donnie Yen) into finding the […]

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Last Hero in China (1993)

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In Last Hero in China, Jet Li reprises the role of Wong Fei-hung, a legendary figure in China. Both a doctor and a teacher of martial arts, Wong has just moved his school in Canton, only to discover that the neighboring house is a brothel. Though Wong’s students are delighted and the earnest brothel master […]

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The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)

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Starring: Jackie Chan, Kwok Kuen Chan Director: Jackie Chan Rating R The Legend of Drunken Master was released in the United States in 2000. Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don’t […]

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Mortal Combat (1995)

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Mortal Kombat is a 1995 action film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson that was based on Mortal Kombat series of fighting games. The movie was filmed in Los Angeles and on location in Thailand. A sequel, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, was released in 1997. Based on the popular video game of the same name, “Mortal […]

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Once Upon a Time in China Part 1 (1991)

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Starring: Jet Li, Biao Yuen Director: Hark Tsui Rating R. This is a spectacular retelling of the adventures of a legendary Ching Dynasty hero Wong Fey Hong and his small band of loyal followers. It is the closing quarter of the last century and China is beginning to feel a growing swell of Western influence. […]

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Once Upon a Time in China Part 2 (1992)

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Starring: Jet Li, Ka-Kui Ho Director: Hark Tsui Rating R This Good Guy has some Bad Moves… International martial arts sensation Jet Li brings razor-sharp action to the screen in this classic Kung Fu tale set in turn-of-the-century Canton! Dr. Wong Fei-Hung (Jet Li) his assistant Foon and his beloved aunt arrive in Canton for […]

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Only The Strong (1993)

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Only The Strong is a 1993 action film, directed by Sheldon Lettich. It is considered to be the only Hollywood film that showcases the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira throughout the entire movie. The story is about a Former Green Beret Louis Stevens (Mark Dacascos) who returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military […]

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