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Tai Chi II (1996)

Tai ji quan (original title)
A young Tai Chi master fights Opium smugglers with the aid of his powerful braid while wooing a girl.

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Hawkman / Jackie (as Jacky Wu)
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Rose
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Lam Wing
Billy Chow ...
Wong, Great Kick of the North
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Jackie's Mother
Chun Hua Ji ...
Da Bu Liang (Bald Villian)
Te-mao Jin
Shun Lau ...
Officer Tsao
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Hai Yu ...
Yeung Shan-Wu
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A young Tai Chi master fights Opium smugglers with the aid of his powerful braid while wooing a girl.

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Tai Chi Boxer  »

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The final fight between Jacky Wu and Darren Shahlavi took sixteen days to film. See more »

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In the All Region DVD version, wires are visible in the final fight scene. See more »

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Featured in Cecil B. DeMented (2000) See more »

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Ponytail fu, head fu, mantis fu, spear fu, etc.......
30 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Most Westerners will probably be drawn to "Tai Chi Boxer" by Yuen Woo Ping's name, but I think it is a movie targeted primarily at Chinese audiences, who will probably respond more to its themes and period setting. The story is uncompelling, but the martial arts action choreography is spectacular and fascinating. Although Yuen Woo Ping sometimes resorts to wires, he lets the action stay on the ground long enough to let you appreciate the skills of the several martial artists who appear in the film. Jackie Wu, in his film debut, has graceful moves, and the fact that he is not very muscular makes his victories even more impressive; he really does make you believe that Tai Chi is the most powerful form of kung fu (especially when you add a mean ponytail to it). The guy who plays the main villain is fantastic - he seemed REALLY angry at all times. It is also a pleasure to see Sibelle Hu (one of the sexiest and most expressive actresses of Hong Kong cinema, in my opinion) in what is, according to IMDb, her last film role to date. (**1/2)


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