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Once Upon a Time in China and America (1997)

Wong fei hung VI: Sai wik hung see (original title)
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Following an ambush in his visit to America, Wong Fei-hung becomes separated from his fellow travelers and suffers memory loss.


Sammo Kam-Bo Hung (as Sammo Hung)


Cheuk-Hon Szeto (as Szeto Chek Hon), Sharon Hui | 3 more credits »
1 nomination. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Jet Li ... Wong Fei-Hung
Rosamund Kwan ... 13th Aunt
Xin Xin Xiong ... Seven (as Xiong Xin Xin)
Kwok-Pong Chan ... Talkative So (as Chan Kwok Pong)
Jeff Wolfe ... Billy
Joseph Sayah Joseph Sayah ... Bandit Leader (as Joe Sayah)
Chrysta Bell ... Sarah, the Indian Girl (as Chrysta Bell Zucht)
Kong Lung Kong Lung ... Uncle Lone (as Patrick Lung)
Richard Ng ... Uncle Han
William Fung William Fung ... Immigrant Worker
Johnny Koo ... Immigrant Worker
Roger Yuan ... Dick
Ryon Marshall Ryon Marshall
T.J. Storm ... Rival Tribe Indian Brave
Gavin Perry Gavin Perry


The story is set in both Hong Kong and the U.S. So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred towards the Chinese immigrants is high. As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help. Written by Eugene Wu <infinitey@juno.com>

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Did You Know?


The DVD by Ritek is the only version of the movie with the original sync-sound Mandarin track. All other versions are dubbed without the cast's real voices. See more »


(At around 54 mins) When Seven fights with his amnesiac master (Wong Fei-Hung), the former tries to imitate the behaviors and fighting styles of the villains who have fought with Wong in previous installments (i.e. to help his master to regain his memory). The two villains being imitated were Iron Robe Yim and Commander Lan from Once Upon a Time in China 1 and 2 respectively. See more »

Alternate Versions

Released in two separate versions with dialogues in two Chinese dialects: Mandarin and Cantonese. See more »


Follows Once Upon a Time in China III (1992) See more »

User Reviews

18 November 2002 | by manfexSee all my reviews

i really liked the first two, and the third one was ok, but this one is terrible. the plot is crap, the actors are bad (except the original ouatic cast) and the camera work pretty much ruined it for me, the shaking of the camera and too fast cuts ruined the action scenes, that could have saved the film.

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Hong Kong


Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

1 February 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in China and America See more »


Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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