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>
Rumble in the Bronx was recognized as the most profitable film in China and Hong Kong in 1995, and it also became the first Hong Kong film to start in a record number (2,000) of US cinemas. See more »
Set in the Bronx, obviously filmed in Vancouver. See more »
Uncle, you still practise?
That old thing? Your dad gave it to me. Otherwise I'd have used it for firewood long ago.
[Keung takes A few punches From The dummy]
I see you kept up.
[Keeps Punching & Training The wing Chun dummy Until A boy Claps & Cheers Keung for His martial arts skills]
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Outtakes of the stunts performed, the stunts that went wrong, the injuries and funny scenes. See more »
The Australian DVD was taken from the censored European master. A majority of the brutal impact hits of the bottles being hit into Jackie have been removed and cause several continuity errors. See more »
Written by Gregory Glashen
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Jackie cracks the west
Well here we go once again with the undisputed king of action comedy. The one and only Jackie Chan. While this is nowhere near Chan's best movie we can be grateful for the fact that this is the film that finally gave Chan his much deserved break in the USA. This is the story on Chan's character Keung who comes to the Bronx for his uncle's wedding and ends up caught up in a series of events that involve biker gangs, and diamond robbers. But really none of this matters this is just an excuse for Jackie to show of his amazing action skills (in the fight scenes which he also choreographed), and this he does to his usual amazing standards. There seems to be more edits in the fight scenes that is normal for Jackie but I suspect this might be down to one of two things. One making the film more palatable for a western audience. Or two that Jackie broke his ankle in the filming of this movie. Still tell me the last time you saw a western movie star leap from a roof on to the fire escape of the next building!!! Truly amazing stuff. On the down side the western characters and acting are very wooden but hey just enjoy Chan and hopefully then go seek out his Hong Kong movies.
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