Although the title was brought over as Operation Condor, it is actually the sequel to the movie Operation Condor 2: The Armour of the Gods (Lung hing foo dai (1986).) Armour of the Gods was imported AFTER its sequel, and was given the confusing name Operation Condor 2, when Operation Condor should actually have been named Armour of the Gods II: Operation Condor.
According to his book I Am Jackie Chan: My Life in Action, while filming the underground base chase scene, Chan was supposed to swing to a platform with a long chain, but he lost balance and fell to the ground face-first, dislocating his sternum.
This movie was filmed primarily in Madrid, Spain, and Morocco. While the opening scenes where Asian Hawk went Powered paragliding was shot in Tagaytay City over Taal Lake, Cavite, Philippines. The scene where he stole the gem from the cave tribe and escaped by zorbing was shot in Mount Macolod in Cuenca, Batangas.
The hotel scene where Carol 'Do Do' Cheng is in bath towel and other gun fight scenes in Morocco was shot in Hong Kong on a hill overlooking Sha Tin. 4 tons of sand was imported from the Middle East and entire hotel set was set up. Bangladeshi, Indian extras were hired to look as Moroccan musicians.