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Rumble in the Bronx (1995)

Hung fan kui (original title)
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A young man visiting and helping his uncle in New York City finds himself forced to fight a street gang and the mob with his martial art skills.

Director:

Stanley Tong

Writers:

Edward Tang, Fibe Ma
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jackie Chan ... Keung
Anita Mui ... Elaine
Françoise Yip ... Nancy (as Francois Yip)
Bill Tung ... Uncle Bill
Marc Akerstream ... Tony
Garvin Cross ... Angelo
Morgan Lam ... Danny
Ailen Sit Ailen Sit ... Tony's Gang Member
Man-Ching Chan Man-Ching Chan ... Tony's Gang Member (as Chan Man Ching)
Fred Andrucci Fred Andrucci ... Tony's Gang Member
Mark Antoniuk Mark Antoniuk ... Tony's Gang Member
Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle ... Tony's Gang Member (as Lauro Chartrand)
Chris Franco Chris Franco ... Tony's Gang Member
Lance Gibson ... Tony's Gang Member
David Hooper ... Tony's Gang Member
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Storyline

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Taglines:

No Fear. No Stuntman. No Equal


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and violent sequences | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | English

Release Date:

23 February 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rumble in the Bronx See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,858,380, 25 February 1996

Gross USA:

$32,392,047

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$32,392,047
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (original release)| Dolby SR (US version)| SDDS (US version)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The warehouse fight scene took twenty days to film, with Jackie Chan having to teach the local stunt players to fight "Hong Kong style". See more »

Goofs

During the hovercraft water-skiing sequence, you can see duct tape on the rope loop Keung is holding onto to facilitate his grip in several shots. See more »

Quotes

Angelo: Batter up!
[Evil Psychopathic Laugh]
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Outtakes of the stunts performed, the stunts that went wrong, the injuries and funny scenes. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the VHS and DVD releases in the UK, the BBFC ordered 42 seconds of cuts to the bottle scene. The footage was re-instated for the Blu-ray release. See more »

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Kung Fu
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My introduction to Jackie Chan.
2 January 2006 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Before I'd seen "Rumble in the Bronx", I'd heard of Jackie Chan but never seen any of his movies. Well, when I saw this, I practically died laughing. Basically an hour and a half of him bonking people in every direction, the movie is physical humor at its best. The plot has Hong Kong cop Keung (Chan) coming to New York for his uncle's wedding and having to battle street gangs and a crime syndicate. By battle, I of course mean pulling every crazy stunt imaginable. I really liked the early scene in the store, and then the whole hovercraft sequence.

I gotta ask: how did we get by before these kinds of movies? There was once a time when movies all followed the Disney formula, and Jackie Chan-style plots were unfathomable. Thank God for Bruce Lee! As it is, Jackie Chan often seems to be spoofing Bruce Lee. Hilarious.


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