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Long hang tian xia (1992)

Uncle Tak, the old martial-arts master and medicine in normal life has severe problems with his former student Jonny, who wants nothing more than to kill his old master to show everyone who... See full summary »

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Jet
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Uncle Tak
Crystal Kwok ...
May
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Jonny
Anne Rickets ...
Anna
Rueben Gonzáles ...
Cito
Guy Fadollone ...
Ruben
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Mouse
Michael Burke ...
Oscar
Camille Carrigan ...
Jeannie
Wayne Post ...
Jimmy
Pamela J. Anderson ...
Coach
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Paul
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Storyline

Uncle Tak, the old martial-arts master and medicine in normal life has severe problems with his former student Jonny, who wants nothing more than to kill his old master to show everyone who the real master is. Uncle Tak wants Jet, his best student, to come over from China to the US. Jet gets no green card, but finally manages to come as a tourist. Jet is not familiar with the American way of life, but all the better with the way of fighting. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Loyalty. Honor. Vengence.

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »
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28 May 1992 (Hong Kong)  »

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The Master  »

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Trivia

Steven Ho was cast after being spotted by Jet Li in a martial arts tournament. According to Ho, he worked for $200 a day and provided some uncredited stunt doubling for Li. See more »

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At the end of the movie, when Uncle Tak gets to the top of the NRB building, the camera zooms in on Jonny, then zooms out, at this point, the track that the camera is rolling on can be seen. See more »

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May: [May has Jet arrested for trespassing in Uncle Tak's shop but gets him out on bail and tries to talk to him] Jet! I went through a lot of trouble to bail your out of there. Some thanks would be appreciated.
Jet: So why you lock me up then?
May: [dryly] Well look, you asked for it.
Jet: [calmly] No.
May: Look, it's my job to look after the shop, okay?
Jet: [Jet's not listening to May, he's trying to concentrate on what happened to Master Tak] I worried that... Master Tak got hurt in a fight.
May: [frustrated] You Chinese men and ...
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This one's hilarious!
9 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

OK obviously if you're expecting something smooth and seamless, you ain't gonna find it here. But it's a low-budget kung fu flick - You love it because You Love It! So, that said I am amazed no one has mentioned how funny this one really is. If you love the cheesiness of kung fu this is a must-see. Fight scenes are excellent but what really got me through it was the terrible 80s stereotypes everywhere. The hairstyles, the background music, the Mexican guys who befriend Li's character. It's great just alone for its "schtick" appeal. We all remember the 80s and this one shows us why they were so darn funny.


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