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Armour of God (1986)

Lung hing foo dai (original title)
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Asian Hawk (Jackie Chan) and his bumbling sidekick are sent on a quest through Europe to find a mysterious treasure held by a shadowy organization of monks.

Directors:

Jackie Chan, Eric Tsang (uncredited)

Writers:

Barry Wong (original story), Edward Tang (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Asian Hawk
Alan Tam ... Alan
Lola Forner Lola Forner ... May
Rosamund Kwan ... Lorelei
Ken Boyle Ken Boyle ... Grand Wizard
John Ladalski John Ladalski ... Chief Lama
Robert O'Brien Robert O'Brien ... Witch Doctor (as Robert O' Brien)
Bozidar Smiljanic Bozidar Smiljanic ... Bannon
Anthony Chan ... Loser's Band Singer
Danny Yip Danny Yip ... Loser's Band Singer
Carina Lau ... Loser's Band Singer
Clarence Yiu-leung Fok ... Loser's Band Singer (as Clarence Ford)
Kenny Bee ... Loser's Band Singer
Bennett Pang Bennett Pang ... Loser's Band Singer
Boris Gregoric Boris Gregoric ... Man at Auction
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Storyline

Jackie Chan plays an ex-singer-turned-fortune-hunter, whose ex-girlfriend is kidnapped by an evil cult. Her fiance, an old friend of Jackie's, turns to him for help - as the kidnappers intended... lots of cooool, Jackie style action and laughs. Written by Yaron <yaron@starlight.trendline.co.il>

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Jackie Chan in his greatest adventure ever!


Certificate:

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Trivia

This movie was filmed on location in parts of what was then Yugoslavia: Zagreb (Dolac Central Market), Upper town, Trnje (near the then-unfinished building of Croatian Radio Television), Croatia, and Predjama Castle near Postojna, Slovenia. Filming was also undertaken in Graz (Austria), France, Spain and Morocco. See more »

Goofs

At the end where The Asian Hawk is supposedly jumping onto a balloon floating thousands of metres in the air, just as he lands on it, a tree is clearly visible in the background on the same level as the balloon. See more »

Quotes

[upon hearing the siren from a police car approach]
Alan: What's that sound?
Asian Hawk: It's not an ice cream-truck...
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Crazy Credits

At the original end credit, the soundtrack listing list "Ng Ye Ke Si", its Cantonese version, instead of "Midnight Rider", its English language version used in the film. See more »

Alternate Versions

Japanese theatrical cut (released on laserdisc by Pony Canyon) is based on the uncut Hong Kong version, but features the full original English dub. This also includes the English version of Alan Tam's end theme "Lorelei". Aside from this, there is an alternate outtakes montage during the end credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Bo Fung Nui San Lorelei
Music by Hiroaki Serizawa (as H. Serizawa)
Lyrics by Richard Lam
Performed by Alan Tam
(as Lorelei in US re-release version)
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User Reviews

A very good martial arts film with a few flaws
8 May 2003 | by otacon23davSee all my reviews

This is one of Jackie Chan's best films. A good display of his acrobatics and fight skills at the beginning of the film to fighting 4 woman with high heels at the end. This was my first Jackie Chan film I saw that made me watch his other films.

The basic story is that an evil cult who wants all 5 pieces of the armor of god(I can't remember why they want it) knows only one person who is able to get the pieces, the "asian hawk"(Chan). They only have 2 pieces of the armour and to get Jackie to get the other 3 pieces, they kidnap his former girlfriend, lorelei(Kwan) who he still has feelings for, even though his best friend,Alan(tam) is dating her. Jackie and Alan must work together to try and find the armour and save her.

I recommend watching the original 94min version in Chinese(with english subtitles of course) than the u.s. english dubbed 86min version. Also this movie is where Jackie nearly died - Jumping to a tree on which the branch broke and fell onto a rock.

A good humoreous martial art film with alright fight scenes and a not bad plot. 8/10 for me. Recommended mainly for Jackie chan fans.


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Country:

Hong Kong | Yugoslavia

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

21 January 1987 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Operation Condor 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Graz, Styria, Austria See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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