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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 Tau Chu ... Michael's Thug
Raymond Sai-Hung Fung Raymond Sai-Hung Fung ... Drug Buyer's Driver
Tanya George Tanya George
Kwok Wing Ha Kwok Wing Ha ... Michael's Thug
Shang He Shang He ... Muscle Thug's Man (as Woh Seung)
Hsin Nan Hung 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 Clifton Ko ... Hotel Manager (as Clifton Ko Chi-Sum)
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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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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Rachel The Belly Dancer in this film is portrayed by none other than legendary Belly Dancer, Writer, Producer, & Actress Tanya Lemani George, who is perhaps best known for her work on tv shows such as Get Smart, Star Trek, McHale's Navy, & I Dream Of Jeannie. See more »

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"I only have these..."
26 July 2003 | by Victor FieldSee all my reviews

Made by D & B Films (no need to thank me), "Long zai jiang hu" was the first movie I saw with Brandon Lee - unlike the other posters, I actually saw it when it came out - and it was ultimately nothing too special, but all of the action stars of the past and present have had to work their way up, and it was certainly better than "Rapid Fire" and "Showdown In Little Tokyo" (which was admittedly entertaining in a cheap way, Tia Carrere's obvious body double and the snuff video scene with that gorgeous blonde notwithstanding).

The action's okay, and the scene where our hero bursts a villain's eye with a garotte still makes me wince 16 years later, but the best bit is when our hero visits a wimpy friend to get some armed help; wimpy friend says "I only have these," and unveils an armoury that would give Charlton Heston wet dreams. Still, you do wonder what would have happened had Brandon lived.


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