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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)
Chrysta Bell ...
Sarah, the Indian Girl (as Chrysta Bell Zucht)
Kong Lung ...
Uncle Lone (as Patrick Lung)
Richard Ng ...
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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Once Upon a Time in China and America  »

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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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Comical, but good.
26 May 2000 | by (Rochester, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

This movie kind of makes you wonder if he wants to hit that niche that Jackie Chan has in China. The fighting is not only off the wall, but it's comical as well. Don't expect to see the serious Jet Li that you're used to though, otherwise you'll be disappointed. The best thing about this movie is; you didn't have to see any of the others in the series to know what's going on. Most Chinese sequels tend to leave anyone who hasn't seen the first movies in the dark. If you just take it for what it was meant to be, you'll enjoy it immensely. You can tell that Jet Li was making an attempt to start making his presence in America. I would highly recommend this movie to anyone who's a fan of Jet Li.


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