Popular Broadway actor Gary Johnston is recruited by the elite counter-terrorism organization Team America: World Police. As the world begins to crumble around him, he must battle with terrorists, celebrities and falling in love.
Jackie Chan plays an ex-singer-turned-fortune-hunter, who's ex-girlfriend is kidnapped by an evil cult. Her finace, an old friend of Jackie's, turns to him for help - as the kidnappers intended... lots of cooool, Jackie style action and laughs. Written by
This was the first of the Operation Condor movies, but was entitled Operation Condor 2 because it was released in the U.S. after the second film. See more »
The Armor of God is said to have been carried by King Arthur in the Crusades. King Richard the Lionhearted was in the Crusades, not King Arthur. See more »
Who gave you the courage to be killed here?
I obey my god's every command. He looks after all my needs. I always say yes to him. Never no.
Who is your god? What is your religion?
I believe in a powerful religion. The name of my god is... money.
Prepare to be sacrified to your money god.
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During the end credits, there is a showcase of outtakes from the film, including the famous stunt during which Jackie Chan nearly got killed. See more »
Crackerjack action movie filled with adventure , humor and breathtaking fights
Long Xiong Hu Di (original title) or ¨Armour of God¨ is a Chinese/Yugoslavia co-production with plenty of action , humor , lots of cool, Jackie style action , being filmed in Croacia and one of Jackie's best . Jackie Chan in his greatest adventure ever ! Jackie Chan and his bumbling sidekick (Tam) are sent on a quest through Europe to find a mysterious treasure held by a shadowy organization of monks . Here Jackie is a ex-member or a musical band , in fact , the musical sequence with the band "The Losers" is a spoof of the Hong Kong rock band "The Wynners" (they include Alan Tam, Anthony Chan, and Kenny Bee, all three appear in the movie). This Raymond Chow-Golden Harvest production deals with an adventurer , Indiana Jones-alike , and his partner , as two friends attempt to save the damsel in distress (Rosamund Kwan) , meanwhile they face off an evil cult . The pair join forces with the millionaire's daughter (Lola Forner who formerly acted in ¨Wheels and meals¨ or ¨Supercamorristas¨) . Jackie Chan plays an ex-singer-turned-fortune-hunter, whose ex-sweetheart is abducted by a sinister organization . An old friend of Jackie's, turns to him for help to rescue his lover ; they along with a female companion in tow set out in pursuit the nasties . Entertainment , comedy and amusement abound , culminating with a spectacular attack in the hideout fortress of the nasty band led by a monk and his evil thugs along with various leather-clad women.
Chinese action comedy full of over-the-top struggles , thrills , ingenious stunts , laughs , slapstick , tongue-in-cheek and excitement . Here Chan plays an Indian Jones-style explorer who must find legendary suit of armour to rescue his ex-fiancée from a sect . This bemusing movie is packed with adventure , car pursuits , intrigue , unstopped action , overwhelming stunt-work and lots of fights but with abundant humor . Jackie Chan is top notch as one army man fighting a group of heinous villains and as always he makes his own stunts like is well showed , though also contains numerous obviously cheated stunts . While filming the stunt where he leaps from a wall onto a tree, the branch Jackie Chan grabbed a hold of broke and he hit his head on a rock, nearly killing him and leaving him with a permanent thimble-sized hole on the right side of his head , the fall also left him hard of hearing in one ear . Watch the outtakes at the final to see the mishap that nearly wounded Chan . Awesome , incredible stunts and brief comic touches , as usual ; the picture is better constructed than Chan's predecessors films , including an ending battle in a cave is a knockout . The lighting-paced storyline slows down at times , marred by extremely silly spots , but frantic action sequences make up for it . Spotlights movie include spectacular brawls , car chases including bounds and leaps , impressive and interminable fights , a breathtaking final struggle between Jackie Chan and several monks and warrior women ; in addition other fine action sequences in overwhelming style . This is an acceptable action movie distinguished by nicely cinematography of the spectacular sequences , and contains agreeable sense of humor as well as previous entries . Jackie Chan usually forms couple to notorious actresses as Maggie Chung and Michelle Yeoh and this time to Rosamund Kwan .
This is a passable action movie distinguished by fight sequences , noisy action and packs silly sense of humor as well as Jackie's subsequent entries . This was the first of the Operation Condor movies, but was entitled Operation Condor 2 because it was released in the U.S. after the second film . The second part titled ¨Armour of God : Operation Condor¨ in which sends Chan off to Europe and Africa in search of enormous Nazi gold cache . The picture achieved enough success in China and around the world . However , Jackie Chan's failed at Box-office in his American debut ,¨Battle creek brawl¨ . Chan is a hard-working actor and director throughout his long and varied career . Jackie usually teams up to prestigious Chinese actor Sammo Hung , a fine action star in their own right and also had an American career as successful ¨Martial Law¨ TV series . Both of them starred together several films as ¨Heart of Dragon (1985)¨ which was directed by Sammo . Chan pays overt homage to two of his greatest influences as Charles Chaplin and Harold Lloyd . Jackie went on playing ¨Cannoball¨ , ¨The protector¨ and "Rumble in the Bronx", until getting all American success with ¨Shangai Knights¨ , ¨The tuxedo¨ , ¨Around the world in 80 days¨ and ¨Rush hour¨ trilogy , and the recent ¨Karate kid¨. Of course , his biggest hits were ¨The Police story¨ series that won the Golden Horse Award, a Chinese version of the Oscar , the first was titled ¨Police story(1985)¨ directed by the same Chan , it was a perfect action film for enthusiast of the genre ; the following was ¨Police story 2(1988)¨ also pretty violent and with abundant humor touches . It's followed by ¨Supercop¨ or ¨Police story 3¨ and finally , ¨Police story IV : Crime story¨ . The picture was well produced by the great Asian producers Raymond Chow and Golden Harvest production and compellingly directed by Jackie Chan . Rating : Acceptable and passable , the picture has its sensational moments here and there , but also with abundant humor touches mostly provided by its agile star , super Jackie Chan . It's a perfect action film for enthusiast of the genre , being filled with great struggles , stunts and spectacular battles .
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