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Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)

Wong fei hung VI: Sai wik hung see (original title)
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The story is set in both Hong Kong and the U.S. So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were ... See full summary »

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Rosamund Kwan ...
Xin Xin Xiong ...
Club Foot (as Xiong Xin Xin)
Kwok-Pong Chan ...
Buck Teeth So (as Chan Kwok Pong)
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Billy
Joseph Sayah ...
Bandit Leader (as Joe Sayah)
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Sarah, the Indian Girl (as Chrysta Bell Zucht)
Kong Lung ...
Uncle Lone (as Patrick Lung)
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Uncle Han
William Fung ...
Immigrant Worker
Johnny Koo ...
Immigrant Worker
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Dick
Ryon Marshall
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Rival Tribe Indian Brave
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The story is set in both Hong Kong and the U.S. So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred towards the Chinese immigrants is high. As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help. Written by Eugene Wu <infinitey@juno.com>

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1 February 1997 (Hong Kong)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This is First and only Wong Fei-Hung film shot in the US. See more »

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In the fight scene between Wong and the bandit leader in bar, the bandit's head goes through the wooden table and Wong flings it in the air and there's sound of punch, whereas there's no punch. See more »

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Follows Once Upon a Time in China V (1994) See more »

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Stick to the first 3, don't bother with any of the rest, including this one
25 October 2002 | by (Central Texas) – See all my reviews

After watching the first 3 in a two period to see what was so good about the series, I decided to watch this as an off-chance. I was horribly disappointed. While it might have come out before Shanghai Noon, this was just plain unbearable to watch with painfully BAD stereotypical dialogue with a plot thrown in around the last 2/3rd of the movie. Do yourself some justice and skip this movie if given an option. Only watch it for morbid curiosity, but you'll only be disappointed. I feel like this horrible film tainted my eyes after watching the first 3, which were full of movie magic. The action scenes in this one didn't even keep my attention at times.


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