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Dragons Forever (1988)
"Fei lung mang jeung" (original title)

TV-14  |   |  Action, Comedy, Romance  |  11 February 1988 (Hong Kong)
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Three successful Hong Kong lawyers are hired by a chemical company of questionable ethics and must eventually make a difficult decision when their employer's motives become clear.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Wong Fei-hung (as Samo Hung)
Biao Yuen ...
Pauline Yeung ...
Miss Yip
Hua's Henchman
Crystal Kwok ...
Jackie's Assistant
Fung Woo ...
Dick Wei ...
Thug Leader
James Tien ...
Head of Security
Wai Shum ...
Roy Chiao ...
Jing Chen ...
Gun Buyer
Fui-On Shing ...


Jackie Chan stars as a hot-shot lawyer hired by a Hong Kong chemical plant to dispose of opposition to their polluting ways. But when he falls for a beautiful woman out to stop the plant, Jackie is torn in a conflict of interest and asks his trusty friends Samo and Biao to help out at least until they discover the true purpose of the plant. Written by Anonymous

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On the Hong Kong Legends DVD release of Dragons Forever, Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan offers his opinion of why the film underperformed both in the domestic and Japanese markets. The primary reason cited is that the actors played roles against type. Jackie Chan plays a slick lawyer who chases women, in contrast to the happy-go-lucky everyman characters he usually plays. Similarly, Yuen Biao plays an eccentric and possibly mentally disturbed character, rather than the underdog character fans were used to. For Sammo Hung, rather than the timid character that's been described in earlier films, he instead plays like a rascal. Logan explains that in general, the cinema going public in Hong Kong are not as open to such departures of role as, perhaps, the public in the West would be. See more »


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24 June 2003 | by (Ballarat, Australia) – See all my reviews

Dragons Forever seems to me to be a little overlooked amongst Jackie's other more celebrated movies such as Project A or Armour of God. It's a pity, because I've seen more then 40 of his movies and Dragons would be in my top ten or very close.

It's practically your perfect Jackie Chan movie; great action, great humour, and just a lot of fun to watch. I didn't find the romance side painful at all, though character's motivations can be a little shady.

As you might know- Jackie, Samo, and Yuen Biao haven't appeared together in a project since Dragons Forever, and as much as i enjoy Jackie alongside a Tucker or a Wilson, it would be just great to have those three reunited again some day soon!

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