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Legacy of Rage (1986)

Long zai jiang hu (original title)
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Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael (played ... See full summary »

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Ronny Yu
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Cast

Credited cast:
Brandon Lee ... Brandon Ma
Michael Wong ... Michael
Regina Kent Regina Kent ... May
Michael Wai-Man Chan ... Yee (as Wai-Man Chan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Onno Boelee Onno Boelee ... Caucasian prisonner 'Big Papa'
Hak Chu Hak Chu ... Mr. Wong
Tau Chu ... Michael's Thug
Raymond Sai-Hung Fung Raymond Sai-Hung Fung ... Drug Buyer's Driver
Kwok Wing Ha Kwok Wing Ha ... Michael's Thug
Shang He Shang He ... Muscle Thug's Man (as Woh Seung)
Hsin Nan Hung ... Muscle Thug's Man
Chui Kin-Wa Chui Kin-Wa ... Prisoner
Blackie Shou Liang Ko ... Michael's Thug (as Blacky Ko Sau-Leung)
Clifton Ko ... Hotel Manager (as Clifton Ko Chi-Sum)
Feng Ku ... Prison Guard (as Guk Fung)
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Brandon plays Brandon Ma, a regular working Joe who holds down two jobs, so he can support his girlfriend May and his dream of owning a motorcycle. Brandon's best friend is Michael (played by Michael Wong), an ambitious and murderous dope peddler. How Brandon and Michael ever became friends is the biggest mystery in the film. In any case, Michael covets May and so he comes up with a plan that will win her for him, and solves a problem he's been having. It seems that an undercover cop named Sharky has been using his police connections to dominate the local cocaine trade, so Michael has him killed and uses Brandon as the fall guy. Brandon goes to jail, though he thinks that he will be released soon thanks to the efforts of his good buddy Michael. Eight years later Brandon finally gets out of jail. Written by Scott Hamilton <stomptokyo@aol.com>

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Like father, like son...

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Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

20 December 1986 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Legacy of Rage See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Brandon Lee's first and only Hong Kong movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK video was cut by 2 secs to remove a shot of Brandon chopping a man in the throat. See more »

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Nothing special this time
3 June 2002 | by Bogey ManSee all my reviews

Legacy of Rage is directed by Ronny Yu, the genius behind Bride With White Hair. Rage stars Brandon Lee is his only Hong Kong production and Michael Wong, the guy who played the sicko role in Fatal Love, starring beautiful Ellen Chan. Legacy of Rage is normal HK actioner and nothing special. The fight and action scenes are okay as always in these films(well, at least almost always), and at the end fight, they are occasionally brutal, too. But considered what kind of achievements we have seen coming out from Hong Kong, this is very mediocre but still watchable and recommended, of course, to the fans of Lee family. I don't think Michael Wong is so bad actor, as some have said. I think he's okay and has nice eyes. Lee junior is pretty normal here and is not as powerful as in his future roles, but we must remember that this is so early work for him, and he may have had some pressure thinking about his father and his reputation..

After all a decent Oriental actioner with nothing particularly exciting or worth mentioning. Still, a must see for Hong Kong fanatics. 5/10


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