Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
"Hung fan kui" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  23 February 1996 (USA)
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A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Tung ...
Morgan Lam ...
Ailen Sit ...
Tony's Gang Member
Man-Ching Chan ...
Tony's Gang Member (as Chan Man Ching)
Fred Andrucci ...
Tony's Gang Member
Mark Antoniuk ...
Tony's Gang Member
Tony's Gang Member
Chris Franco ...
Tony's Gang Member
Tony's Gang Member
Tony's Gang Member


Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... Written by Tad Dibbern <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


No Fear. No Stuntman. No Equal

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and violent sequences | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 February 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rumble in the Bronx  »

Box Office


$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$74,907 (USA) (19 July 1996)


$32,333,860 (USA) (26 July 1996)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The script called for a leap from the top of a parking lot to a fire escape on the floor below on the building across the street. As is his custom, director Stanley Tong attempted the stunt before asking any actors to do so. He tried it with the help of a cable harness, but quickly decided it would be safer without the harness. The landing point was not visible from the point where the jump began, so tape was placed on the take-off point as a guide. The jump was completed perfectly by Jackie Chan on the first attempt, doing his own stunts as is his custom. The jump was captured by four cameras. See more »


After the hovercraft hits the bus, you can see a camera next to the bus driver. See more »


Ah Keung: You don't need diamonds in the bathroom.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes of the stunts performed, the stunts that went wrong, the injuries and funny scenes. See more »


Referenced in Keepers of the Frame (1999) See more »


Kung Fu
Written by Tim Wheeler
Performed by Ash
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User Reviews

Incredibly cheesy, but never a dull moment
28 January 2004 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Watch it for the great action, great stunts and hilarious comedy. You can attack this movie from many different levels. The acting ranges from bad to horrendous, and so is the dialogue and dubbing. But even things like that add to the film's comic elements. When you're not laughing with the film, you're laughing at it. If you're a fan of most of Jackie Chan's work, like I am, have fun! Plus, that Francoise Yip is really, really hot.

My score: 7 (out of 10)

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