In 1905, revolutionist Sun Yat-Sen visits Hong Kong to discuss plans with Tongmenghui members to overthrow the Qing dynasty. But when they find out that assassins have been sent to kill him, they assemble a group of protectors to prevent any attacks.
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and ... See full summary »
It is not a serious, thought provoking film, that is for sure. It is a plain simple comedy. So if you don't set your expectation too high, then you will surely enjoy it.
I am rating it a 7.
Jacky cheung is a comedian genius. It was particularly funny when he was pretending to sing a song of his own as the character in the film. I didn't know about this song until I saw this film. I liked that song instantly. They could have used him to sing a few more songs in the film, after all, he is a famous singer.
The storyline is not too bad, either.
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