THE LEGEND OF DRUNKEN MASTER * (Hong Kong 1994)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.9|5.0 Starsììì

The Legend of Drunken Master—a rewrite and re-presentation of Jackie Chan’s 1978 release Drunken Master—does not match the entertainment value of the first story. The first story involves itself more in the art of Drunken Masters, their agility, their power and their capabilities while this film involves itself more in its story with strong emphasis on the main character’s family interactions. All in all, though, the Drunken Master films should never be missed. They are outstanding.

Storyline

Through a series of mishaps Wong Fei-hung (Jackie Chan) becomes involved with the British Consulate, counter intelligence, and the Chinese military in the unraveling of an illegal exportation of valuable Chinese artifacts.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Chia Liang Liu for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producer Leonard Ho for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Wong Kei-ying (Lung Ti), Ling (Anita Mui), Tsang (Felix Wong), Master Fu Wen-Chi (Chia-Liang Liu), John (Ken Lo), Fo Sang (Kar Lok Chin), Henry (Ho-Sung Pak), and Tso (Chi-Kwong Cheung).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This is a unique martial arts film.

* Also known as Jui Kuen II and Drunken Master II

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Ben Meyers

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