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Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)

Wong Fei Hung II: Nam yee tung chi keung (original title)
In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jet Li ... Wong Fei-Hung
Rosamund Kwan ... 13th Aunt
Siu Chung Mok ... Leung Foon
David Chiang ... Luke Ho-Dung
Donnie Yen ... Commander Lan
Tielin Zhang ... Dr. Sun Yat-Sen
Xin Xin Xiong ... Priest Gao Kung
Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff ... British Consul
Shi-Kwan Yen ... Governor Chung (as Yee Kwan Yan)
Ka-Kui Ho ... Innkeeper Mak
Michael Miller Michael Miller ... Dr. Thompson
Dion Lam ... Governor Chung's Assistant
Shu-Kei Chow Shu-Kei Chow ... Commander Lan's Man
Joseph Chi ... White Lotus Sect Regiment Commander (as Joe Chu)
Chuen Chiang ... White Lotus Sect Member
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Storyline

In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat Sen, a revolutionary, from the military. With his friends, loved ones, and the future of China itself at stake, Wong must once again use his martial arts skills to defend the innocent. Written by Ian Cohen

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

1 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in China II See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,924,438
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Mono

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Donnie Yen was hit in the eye by a pole in the final sequence, and as a result had to have stitching above his eye - most of his close-ups are only shot from one side. See more »

Alternate Versions

Taiwanese version opens with 7 minute recap of the original film in series, and has some additional and extended scenes not found on the Hong Kong version. See more »

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Referenced in Iron Monkey (1993) See more »

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As Good As A Sequel Can Get, Fantastic Stuff!, Almost As Good As The 1st
18 July 2005 | by callanvassSee all my reviews

This is as good as a sequel can get, fantastic stuff and almost as good as the 1st, if that's possible!. All the characters were fantastic again, and the fight choreography was simply incredible, plus i really dug the awesome character development again. The Story is is really awesome, and the fight scenes really blew me out of my seat, and the setting was really awesome, plus the finale is simply amazing!. It started off pretty slowly,but it was never boring, and The opening was very funny, plus Jet Li was simply amazing in this!. i really loved the added humor in this, as it had me chuckling, and while the story is not quite as powerful, it still packs quite a wallop and there are lots of great emotional moments, plus Jet and Rosamund Kwan had great chemistry once again!. This is as good as a sequel can get, fantastic stuff and almost as good as the 1st, and i say it's a must see at all costs!. The Direction is fantastic!. Hark Tsui does a fantastic job here, with some incredible camera work, amazing shots during the fight scenes, great angles, and lots of other amazing shots, plus he kept the film at an incredibly fast pace!. There is a bit of blood and violence. We get gory arrow hits,bloody corpses,knife in the leg, impaling in the neck, and lots of other gory impaling's. The Acting is excellent!. jet Li is AMAZING as always, and is amazing here, he is extremely likable, excellent in the acting department, had very good chemistry with Rosamund Kwan, kicked that ass, and added some great humor as well! (Jet Rules!). Rosamund Kwan is great here as the Aunt once again, although she has a lot less to do, she still was great. Xin Xin Xiongis great here and was pretty menacing. Siu Chung Mok is great as Foon and was very funny.Donnie Yen is AMAZING as General Lan, he was extremely menacing, is a brilliant martial artist, and had one of the best fight scenes ever with Jet! (Donnie Rules!). Ka-Kui Ho is good as Mak and added class Rest of the cast, are great. Overall a must see at all costs!. ***** out of 5


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