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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.

Director:

Sammo Kam-Bo Hung (as Sammo Hung)

Writers:

Cheuk-Hon Szeto (as Szeto Chek Hon), Sharon Hui | 3 more credits »
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Cast

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
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Storyline

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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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

1 February 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time in China and America See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In the fight scene between Wong and the bandit leader in bar, the bandit's head goes through the wooden table and Wong flings it in the air and there's sound of punch, whereas there's no punch. See more »

Alternate Versions

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

Connections

Follows Once Upon a Time in China (1991) See more »

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Entertaining entry in the series
26 April 2000 | by drngorSee all my reviews

Jet Li returns as Wong Fei Hung in this great epic series of China's history. With Sammo Hung at the director's chair, one can expect some high-quality choreography. And good fights are not lacking in this movie. I thought that the characters were more defined and likeable then in OUATIC 4. I thought that the epic quality of the story and themes weren't there, but setting that aside, the movie is fun to watch. Sammo proves that he's one of the best choreographers, and Jet Li proves that he's one of the best on-screen fighters.


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