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The Legend of Drunken Master (1994)
"Jui kuen II" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy  |  20 October 2000 (USA)
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A young martial artist is caught between respecting his pacifist father's wishes or stopping a group of disrespectful foreigners from stealing precious artifacts.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lung Ti ...
Ling - Wong's Step-Mother
Felix Wong ...
Chia-Liang Liu ...
Master Fu Wen-Chi (as Lau Kar-Leung)
Ken Lo ...
John (as Low Houi Kang)
Kar Lok Chin ...
Fo Sang (as Chin Ka Lok)
Chi-Kwong Cheung ...
Tso (as Tseung Chi Kwong)
Yi-Sheng Han ...
Uncle Hing (as Hon Yee Sang)
Counter Intelligence Officer
Wing-Fong Ho ...
Fun (as Ho Wing Fong)
Chia Yung Liu ...
Marlon (as Kar Yung Lau)
Mr. Chiu
Suki Kwan ...
Chiu's Wife


Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fei-Hong has learned a style of fighting called "Drunken Boxing", which makes him a dangerous person to cross. Unfortunately, his father is opposed to his engaging in any kind of fighting, let alone drunken boxing. Consequently, Fei-Hong not only has to fight against the foreigners, but he must overcome his father's antagonism as well. Written by Murray Chapman <>

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Rated R for violent content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Legend of the Drunken Master  »

Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,845,278 (USA) (20 October 2000)


$11,546,543 (USA) (8 December 2000)

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2.35 : 1
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User Reviews

One of Jackie's best!
21 April 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Awesome movie! totally awesome fights!

Ken Lo owned the **** out of this movie. His final fight against Jackie is awesome. Jackie plays WFH (the often portrayed Wong Fei Hung), a martial artist of great skill and also a drunken boxer. His father, also a master, dislikes Drunken boxing.

The plot of this movie isn't all that bad, but you watch it for the action anyways and there's plenty to go around and it's simply astounding!

It's a classical Jackie movie, with some silly moments and prop using during the fights, wicked stunts (some of which are (naturally) really dangerous) and brilliantly choreographed combat!

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