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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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Fred Andrucci ...
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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 <>

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No Fear. No Stuntman. No Equal

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

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Release Date:

23 February 1996 (USA)  »

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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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Filming in Vancouver, Canada on 6 October 1994, Jackie Chan broke his right ankle while attempting the scene where he jumps onto the hovercraft. Despite the injury, he was present at the premiere of The Legend of Drunken Master (1994) at the Vancouver International Film Festival that night. Later in the production, Tong sprained his ankle, completing the film on crutches. Françoise Yip also broke her leg while filming the scene where she rides a motorbike across the tops of parked cars. She insisted on returning to the set after her leg was plastered at hospital. Two stunt women also broke their legs during the filming of the motorcycle chase. See more »


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Ah Keung: [shouts] Stop! Police! Police! Don't move! I shoot you! Don't move!
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My introduction to Jackie Chan.
2 January 2006 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Before I'd seen "Rumble in the Bronx", I'd heard of Jackie Chan but never seen any of his movies. Well, when I saw this, I practically died laughing. Basically an hour and a half of him bonking people in every direction, the movie is physical humor at its best. The plot has Hong Kong cop Keung (Chan) coming to New York for his uncle's wedding and having to battle street gangs and a crime syndicate. By battle, I of course mean pulling every crazy stunt imaginable. I really liked the early scene in the store, and then the whole hovercraft sequence.

I gotta ask: how did we get by before these kinds of movies? There was once a time when movies all followed the Disney formula, and Jackie Chan-style plots were unfathomable. Thank God for Bruce Lee! As it is, Jackie Chan often seems to be spoofing Bruce Lee. Hilarious.

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