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Armour of God (1986)
"Long xiong hu di" (original title)

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Jackie Chan and his bumbling sidekick are sent on a quest through Europe to find a mysterious treasure held by a shadowy organization of monks.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alan Tam ...
Alan
Rosamund Kwan ...
Lorelei
Lola Forner ...
May
Bozidar Smiljanic ...
Ken Boyle ...
Grand Wizard
John Ladalski ...
Chief Lama
Robert O'Brien ...
Witch Doctor (as Robert O' Brien)
Boris Gregoric ...
Man at Auction
Marcia Chisholm ...
Fighter
Alicia Shonte ...
Fighter
Vivian Wickliffe ...
Fighter
Stephanie Evans ...
Fighter
William Williams ...
Fighter
Linda Denley ...
Fighter
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Storyline

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 Yaron <yaron@starlight.trendline.co.il>

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monk | cult | europe | treasure | sword | See more »

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Jackie Chan in his greatest adventure ever!


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 January 1987 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Operation Condor 2: The Armour of the Gods  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

Jackie's hair grows between shots in the beginning between stealing the sword and sliding down the hill. This was due to an accident he suffered while filming early scenes for the film, which left him with a small hole in one side of his head. His hair has remained reasonably long in most of his subsequent films. See more »

Quotes

High Priest: Who gave you the courage to be killed here?
Asian Hawk: I obey my god's every command. He looks after all my needs. I always say yes to him. Never no.
High Priest: Who is your god? What is your religion?
Asian Hawk: I believe in a powerful religion. The name of my god is... money.
High Priest: 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 »

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Featured in The Best of the Martial Arts Films (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Flight Of The Dragon
Music by Siu-Tin Lai (as Michael Lai)
Lyrics by Roberta Chow and Lloyd Chao
Sung by Jackie Chan
(US re-release version of the film)
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Really slow middle saved by great fun fights
22 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

Jackie Chan is an Indiana Jones type adventurer. We first see him taking a sword from a primitive tribe. OK it could be seen as culturally insensitive, but let it go. Enjoy it for its fun.

An evil organization of monks wants what's called the Armour of God. To get Jackie to search for the Armour, they kidnap an old friend played by Rosamund Kwan. Rosamund's boyfriend is Alan. Together with Jackie and Lola Forner, the three travel to find the Armour.

The middle is terribly slow. The jokes don't really work. Lola Forner is a stiff actress and has no chemistry with Jackie Chan. And they badly needed the chemistry to make any of it work.

Luckily once they get to the monks' hideout. The action picks up again. Jackie has some fun playing with a big stick. It saves the movie from being a complete disaster.


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