Two Chinese friends, who operate a food truck in Barcelona, Spain, use their martial arts expertise to help their private investigator friend protect the pickpocket Sylvia, who's been targeted by a ruthless gang.
Dragon is now transferred to be the police head of Sai Wan district, and has to contend with a gangster kingpin, anti-Manchu revolutionaries, some runaway pirates, Manchu Loyalists and a corrupt Police Superintendent.
Jackie is hired to help the UN find Nazi gold hidden in Sahara. He's accompanied from Spain by 2 (later 3) cute women. As there are others wanting the gold, lots of kung fu fighting and comedy follows.
Muscles, cop from Hong Kong, is in Japan chasing a bad HK cop. His cop partner gets taken by the ninja gang. Muscles gets his 5 old no-good friends from the orphanage to help find the bad cop. Lots of comedy and kung-fu fighting follows.
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung
Sammo Kam-Bo Hung,
Stanley Sui-Fan Fung
After failing his fellow students in a Lion Dance competition, Dragon (Jackie Chan) is sent away from his school in disgrace, on the condition that he must find his errant brother. Much ... See full summary »
5 HK cops (4 horny males) on vacation in Pattaya, Thailand, are told to contact an informant there but he gets murdered. They return to Hong Kong to contact his girlfriend and protect her. 3 other colleagues are busy fighting criminals.
Story of a cop who forsakes his dreams of sailing around the world so that he can care for his mentally disabled brother. Innocently caught up in a gangland fight, the brother is kidnapped ... See full summary »
Cousins Thomas and David, owners of a mobile restaurant, team up with their friend Moby, a bumbling private detective, to save the beautiful Sylvia, a pickpocket. Action and humor abound in the streets of Barcelona, culminating with a battle in the castle hideout of the evil gang.Written by
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In Germany, this movie is known as part one of the "Powerman" trilogy, with Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (1985) being part two, and Heart of a Dragon (1985) being part three. My Lucky Stars (1985) ("Tokyo Powerman" in Germany) is not part of this imaginary series. Despite the fact that the movies share many of their main and supporting actors, as well as staff members, the characters and storylines are completely unrelated. See more »
When the yellow Mitsubishi van makes a huge jump, the van is changed to another van (an older type). See more »
Henchman eating meal in castle:
Ok guys, stop playing now and come and have something to eat. Come on.
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Five separate audio versions of this movie exist.
Two Original Cantonese versions, mono and new remastered 5.1 mix.
The Mandarin version.
Two English versions: One produced by Golden Harvest with a new score composed by Keith Morrison, and one later produced by Fortune Star featuring the original music score by Tang Siu-lam. The Golden Harvest dub/re-score was also used for the Japanese theatrical cut of the film, titled "Spartan X". (The Golden Harvest dub actually contains the dubbed voices of the real three lead actors themselves: Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, and Sammo Hung.)
I like this, more so than any other Chan+Sammo collaboration. Most of it is a bit weird, but the sense of humor, essential to all martial arts movies, is right there with the skills of Sammo and Jackie. Sweet and sour plum!
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